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Contract Instructor, Mobile Application Developer

Contract Instructor, Mobile Application Developer

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Casual Hourly
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SAIT Academic Faculty Association
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School of Information and Communications Technologies
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Contract Instructor, Mobile Application Developer

School of Information and Communications Technologies



At the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), we are the shapers. The makers. The originals, driven by a passion for excellence and impact. We offer action-based learning, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with partners from around the world. We are a global leader in applied education, an Alberta Top Employer and a destination workplace for people empowered to make a difference in the lives of students. Now is an exciting time to join this one-of-a-kind place…SAIT.


The School of Information and Communications Technologies at SAIT offers an exciting and diverse range of programs in information, media and engineering technologies. From broadcast and print journalism to web development and beyond, our career programs position graduates for success by providing learning experiences that are relevant, skills-oriented, and applied in the real world.


As an Instructor, your role is to provide academic leadership that ensures the Fast-Track Information Technology students achieve established learning outcomes to the maximum of their potential. The Mobile Application Developer post-diploma certificate is a 24-week program focusing on native application development for both Android and iOS platforms.  The program includes 18 weeks of in-class, face-to-face instruction, plus an 8-week industry practicum.  The program takes students through the entire process of app development from ideation to testing and launch.


Note: This is a temporary, casual position for a short duration.


Instructors are required to teach the following concepts:

  • Ideation and Requirements Gathering - 10 days (60 hours)
  • Mobile App Design & Architecture - 10 days (60 hours)
  • App Development – iOS Programming - 17 days (102 hours)
  • Testing, Launch and Distribution - 12 days (72 hours)

Daytime availability between 8 am - 3 pm Monday to Friday is required.




  • Instruct high level technology courses to mature learners
  • Prepare additional study and lab materials for learners
  • Evaluate student progress and achievement
  • Provide ongoing support, guidance and advice to learners



  • A software development related diploma or degree, plus three to five years direct industry experience in mobile application development, specific to native applications.
  • Combination of education and experience will be considered.


To Apply:

Please continue with the online application process through the SAIT careers website or Online applications are strongly preferred.


Closing Date & Time: January 15, 2018 by 4:30 pm MT


If you have any questions about the role please contact Please do not apply to this email address; all applications should be made through our online system.



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