University of Alberta

Sessional Instructors - Grande Prairie

Faculty of Education (GPRC Collaborative Program)

Competition No.  -    A107532438
Closing Date  -    May 01, 2017

These positions are located in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

The Faculty of Education Collaborative Program (University of Alberta/Grande Prairie Regional College - Teacher Education North) invites applications for sessional instructorships, for the 2017/2018 academic year.  All courses are taught at Grande Prairie Regional College.


EDEL 305 – Language Arts in the Elementary Schools

Winter Term 2018

This course will introduce the language arts curriculum and will give a broad overview of the knowledge and skills required to implement a language arts program in the elementary school, including oral language, reading and writing.


LIS 405 – Canadian Children’s Literature for Young People in Schools and Libraries

Fall Term 2017

A survey of Canadian children's materials from books for babies to those aimed at the young adult market. Focus on contemporary works, trends in both publishing and content, and issues such as censorship, multimedia forms and the Internet.


Successful applicants will hold a Master's Degree (minimum) and exhibit undergraduate teaching experience in the related field.

Salary will be commensurate with experience in accordance with the Contract Academic Staff: Teaching Agreement (CAST).  Applicants should submit curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of at least two academic references (as ONE document) by May 1, 2017. Please submit all application documents as one document.

Please apply to the department offering the course and specify which course(s) you wish to be considered for:


Dr. Maryanne Doherty
Chair, Elementary Education
c/o Ella LaFleur
Administrative Assistant, Collaborative Programs


Dr. Toni Samek
Chair, School of Information and Library Studies
c/o Ella LaFleur
Administrative Assistant, Collaborative Programs

How to Apply


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.