University of Alberta

Part-Time Contract Lecturer - Human Activities and the Natural Environment

AUG Sciences

Competition No.  -    A105635276
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

This position is located in Camrose, AB.

The University’s Augustana Campus enrolls over 1000 students in baccalaureate degree programs on a scenic residential campus in the city of Camrose, 90 km southeast of Edmonton. Augustana is committed to building on its reputation for rigorous, high-quality teaching in the tradition of the liberal arts and sciences, and, in doing so, providing a distinctive undergraduate academic experience for students within one of Canada’s leading universities. Augustana is the only Canadian member of the 25-member Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges: an alliance in support of superior, accessible higher education. For information about Augustana and particular programs, please visit:

The Department of Science at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus invites applications for a contract lecturer position in Environmental Science. This position involves responsibility for the teaching of one full class section in the 2018 Fall term. The corresponding course component is listed as AUENV 120 Human Activities and the Natural Environment, and serves as an introduction to Environmental Science. Student enrollment typically consists of a variety of majors in Environmental Science, other science disciplines, and other non-science disciplines.

For the 2018 Fall semester, the class is scheduled Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM and will cover an 11-week term (September 24th to December 10th).

The successful candidate will be expected to hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in Earth Science, Geography, Environmental Science, or a related field and will preferably have recent experience in university teaching at the undergraduate level. 

This position is in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) Agreement, and has an appointment from September 1 to December 31, 2018.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certifications, and the names and contact information of at least two academic references. Inquiries concerning this position should be directed to Dr. Peter Berg, Chair of Science via email at:

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.