University of Alberta

Contract Lecturer

Computing Science

Competition No.  -    A105040578
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Department of Computing Science invites applications for a term Contract Lecturer.  Currently, the list of courses contract lecturers may be required to teach (all or part of) includes:

CMPUT 101 - Introduction to Computing

CMPUT 174 - Introduction to the Foundations of Computation I

CMPUT 175 - Introduction to the Foundations of Computation II

CMPUT 201 - Practical Programming Methodology

CMPUT 272 - Formal Systems and Logic in Computing Science

CMPUT 274 - Introduction to Tangible Computing I

CMPUT 275 - Introduction to Tangible Computing II

Information on the courses above can be found in the 2019-2020 calendar, on the Department’s website: or by visiting the Student Services Office (2nd Floor, Athabasca Hall).

Other courses may be considered as conditions change, and also depending on the qualifications of the candidate.

These appointments require either an M.Sc. or a Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline and preference will be given to candidates with successful teaching experience.  

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please provide a C.V. and a cover letter outlining your teaching experience and mentioning the course(s) and/or subject areas for which you would like to be considered.  Please include the names of two references who are willing to give information on your teaching experience and abilities.

Salary will be commensurate with experience in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) Collective Agreement.

This competition will be used to fill more than one position and term lengths will be dependent on the qualifications of the candidate.

Questions about the above should be sent to using “Lecturer Position” as the subject.

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.