University of Alberta

Contract Lecturer

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Competition No.  -    A107937267
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for Contract Lecturers for the 2018-19 Winter Term. Currently, courses for which sessionals may be required to teach all or part of includes the following list. Other courses may be available as conditions change: 

  • HGP 252 Human Dimensions of Environmental Hazards - Winter Term 
  • HGP 355 Environmental Planning - Winter Term

This list is subject to change until positions are filled.  

Additional information about the courses may be found in the 2018-19 University of Alberta Calendar and on the Department's website at

Successful candidates will have a PhD in a relevant discipline and successful teaching experience; however, candidates with a Master's degree and relevant teaching experience may also be considered. 

If you are interested in being considered for one or more of these positions, or for any other sessional opportunities that may arise, please provide a curriculum vitae and cover letter outlining your teaching experience and indicating 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. Individuals who have recently provided this information or recently taught as a sessional instructor for the Department need only send an email indicating their interest in the upcoming positions. 

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

Positions will be filled as suitable candidates are identified. 

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.