academic expert/marker – COMP 230 – Storyboard Design and Development

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Website Athabasca University

Athabasca University’s Faculty of Science and Technology is seeking an academic expert/marker for the following course:

COMP 230 – Storyboard Design and Development:

This position is responsible for providing academic support to students and for marking assignments and exams.

Qualifications and Experience Required:  Master’s Degree required (PhD preferred) in Computer Science or Information Systems with a background in visual arts, graphics design and animation. The successful candidate should have knowledge in creating concept art for game characters, environments and visual storytelling. The candidate should have strong drawing skills with keen sense of design, appeal, character acting, timing and composition and should be able to work digitally with graphics and storyboarding programs such as Photoshop, Storyboard Pro, Shotgun etc.

Teaching experience at a post-secondary level is required.  Familiarity with distance education, adult education and Moodle online course delivery would be considered an asset.  All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada.

Along with the relevant academic credentials as mentioned above, this position requires excellent communication, organizational, administration and online skills.  The successful candidate should have demonstrated ability to maintain a high academic standard, maintain accurate student records, and return students’ work promptly.  Candidates must own or have access to a computer and internet with the capability to communicate with the University and students and the capability to run any applications required to perform tutorial support.  Please see for more information on computer and internet connection requirements.

For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Ali Dewan, Associate Professor, School of Computing and Information Systems at or 1-844-675-1395.

First consideration will be given to internal applicants according to Article 7 of The Board/CUPE Collective Agreement, followed by those candidates who are able to work from Alberta and then those who are able to work from within Canada.

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