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Sessional Instructor, ISEC 641, Computer Science, Faculty of Science

Job ID: 26169

Updated: June 23, 2022

Location: Main Campus

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Description

The Department of Computer Science within the Faculty of Science invites applications for an ISEC 641 Sessional Instructor in the Fall 2022 term.

The successful candidate will have responsibilities for instruction and associated duties for this 3-unit course during the Fall 2022 term, including the supervision and direction of teaching assistants that will teach the tutorial sections.

Information Security and Privacy - Governance and Risk Management  

Information security strategy and its alignment with business goals. Business cases for information security investment. Legal and regulatory requirements. Roles and responsibilities in information security management. Security risk assessment and management.

Fall 2022 Term Dates: Monday, August 29, 2022 - Friday, December 23, 2022

Teaching Schedule: The course will run from Monday, November 28, 2022, to Friday, December 23, 2022, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

The Position will commence Monday, October 31.

Lecture: Monday, November 28, 2022 - Friday, December 23, 2022 (MTWRF) 9:00-17:00

This course will be offered as a one-week module, with students submitting additional work later in December, exact date to be determined by instructor in conjunction with Graduate Program director.

Students will participate in a combination of synchronous and asynchronous instruction for the entire duration of the month. Please refer to your Course Outline for further scheduling details.

***The ongoing COVID-19 situation may require an online delivery of some or all the course components, however, we anticipate that this course will be delivered in-person at this time.

Qualifications of particular interest are Professional experiences in IT security governance and risk management; working knowledge of IT security management and assessment standards such as ISO 27001/27002, NIST 800-53, etc.; management experiences related to IT security; experiences in teaching governance and risk management in a higher education setting.

Please apply on-line via the 'Apply Now' link. A complete application should be submitted in a single pdf, and include the following:

  • Current curriculum vitae, including a description of any prior teaching experience

Three letters of reference are also required and can be submitted with the pdf application or sent under separate cover by the application deadline to [email protected] 

Application Deadline: July 7, 2022

Please visit for further information about the Department of Computer Science.

Remuneration is calculated according to the Collective Agreement, Schedule B. Please see the Faculty Association's website at for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration. As per the Collective Agreement, the Department of Computer Science will adhere to the right of first refusal terms (Section 23.12.1 and 23.12.2) for Sessional Appointments. 

Thank you for submitting your online application. Only those candidates chosen to proceed in the selection process will be contacted.


The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, 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. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected]) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected]).

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 Faculty of Science visit Careers in the Faculty of Science.

The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


About the University of Calgary
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