Sessional Instructor in Computing for Engineers
University of Calgary School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Job Title: Sessional Instructor in Computing for Engineers

Department : Electrical and Computer Engineering
Job ID: 18660
Updated: June 25, 2019
Location: Main Campus

Position Description


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Calgary has an opening for Sessional Instructor positions in the first year engineering program.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach the undergraduate level course ENGG 233 - Computing for Engineers. ENGG 233 is listed in the University of Calgary Calendar for the Fall 2019 session. The successful candidate is required to be available during that entire period. The successful candidate will be expected to have earned at least a Masters in Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering and must have a demonstrated background in the subject matter related to this course. The successful candidate must also have very good previous teaching performance or show the potential for very good to excellent teaching ability. It is desirable for candidates to be registered as a Professional Engineer in a Canadian Province.

ENGG 233 Course Description

Overview of computer systems. Functions of software components: operating systems, editors, compilers. Programming in a high-level language: selection and loop structures, routines, array and record types, text file operations. Introduction to object-based programming: use of class libraries and construction of simple classes.

Instructor Contact Hours:


Lecture: L01: Thursday 05:00 - 6:15pm
Lab: B01: Friday 9:30 - 11:20am

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of Calgary is committed to Employment Equity. The Department strongly encourages applications from women.

Application letters, including a curriculum vitae and a 1-page teaching statement should be sent directly to the address below, together with the names and contact information of three referees. Submit applications to Jinny Kim (

Dr. Andy Knight
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

The deadline for the applications is July 9, 2019.

About us


The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information


To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Schulich School of Engineering visit Careers in the Schulich School of Engineering.


About the University of Calgary


The University of Calgary is Canada's leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation's most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada's top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit

About Calgary, Alberta


Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

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