University of Alberta

Sessional Instructor

School of Library and Information Studies

Competition No.  -    A116236362
Closing Date  -    Sep 30, 2018

The School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) at the University of Alberta in Edmonton offers both on campus and online MLIS teaching and learning streams, as well as the combined MA/MLIS in Humanities Computing programs, the combined MBA/MLIS (School of Business) programs, and an individual interdisciplinary PhD program through face-to-face instruction.

SLIS is interested in receiving applications for part-time sessional instructor appointments during Winter 2019.

LIS 533: Database Design for Information Management (IT)

LIS 534: Information Architecture: Web Design for Usability.

Interested candidates must have a minimum of a master's degree in Library and Information Studies (MLIS), or equivalent, and professional work experience in the area of instruction to be considered qualified. Related teaching experience is strongly preferred. Applicants who are prepared to contribute to our MLIS program through asynchronous distance delivery education should indicate their level of experience and/or interest in developing and teaching a course online and with the support of our in-house learning facilitators.

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

Please submit a cover letter indicating your area(s) of expertise, level of teaching experience, curriculum vitae, and the names and phone numbers of three references (academic and/or professional) familiar with your academic and/or professional teaching experience.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For additional information about our programs please visit our website 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.