University of Alberta

Sessional Instructor/Summer Programs Director - Outdoor Education

University of Alberta's Augustana Campus

Competition No.  -    A105637953
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

This position is located in Camrose, AB.

The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus invites applications for the following full-time term position in Outdoor Education.

Duties include:

  • Teach 20 credits in Physical Education/Outdoor Education/Physical Activity classes as determined in consultation with the Chair of Social Sciences
  • Planning, developing, implementing and managing summer outdoor education programs
  • Responsibilities are subject to the authority of the Chair of Social Sciences, to meet the instructional needs of the department

The successful candidate(s) will be expected to hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in Physical Education or a related field and to have the appropriate certifications and experience to support leading wilderness expeditions, will have strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills 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 of the University of Alberta. It has an appointment from July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020, and is subject to budgetary approval. Salary is commensurate with experience in accordance with the ATS Agreement which also stipulates benefits.

The Augustana Faculty of the University of Alberta enrols approximately 1000 undergraduate students in baccalaureate degree programs on a picturesque residential campus in the city of Camrose, 90 kilometers southeast of Edmonton. The Faculty is committed to building on its reputation for academic rigour, high-quality teaching in the tradition of the liberal arts and sciences, and extensive opportunities for students in the areas of community service learning, undergraduate research, and international study. Augustana provides a distinctive undergraduate experience characterized by close student-faculty relationships and numerous opportunities for student participation in athletics, clubs, and campus organizations. Students benefit from the advantages of a small campus while earning a degree from one of Canada’s leading universities. The Faculty seeks to attract promising scholars who will share its enthusiasm for teaching in a collegial, small-campus environment. For information about Augustana and particular programs, please consult the Faculty webpage at

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certifications, and the names and contact information of at least two academic references when applying.  Review of applications will begin on February 18, 2019.

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.