This is a new position
Limited Term Faculty Member
School of Environment and Sustainability
Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
Royal Roads University is seeking applications to fill a two-year limited-term position at Assistant (or Associate) Professor level in the School of Environment and Sustainability, Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences. This appointment has an emphasis on teaching and service.
You will be expected to serve as the Acting Program Head of the Master’s in Environmental Education and Communication program and execute other administrative responsibilities in the program. Teaching opportunities both within the School of Environment and Sustainability as well as within the School of Communication and Culture will be part of this position.
Located on one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses just outside Victoria, British Columbia, Royal Roads is the only public university in Canada focused exclusively on the needs of working professionals. At Royal Roads we are committed to providing an exceptional learning environment for our students. Our innovative programs, anchored with an applied relevance, are delivered through either traditional face-to-face, online or blended learning, a combination of enriched web-based learning and short on-campus residencies.
The School of Environment and Sustainability offers programs at the graduate and undergraduate level, providing the leadership skills and interdisciplinary knowledge that lead to sustainable solutions. Our graduate programs consist of a Masters in Environment and Management (MSc or MA), Master’s in Environmental Practice (MA/MSc), and a Master’s, (MA, and Graduate Diploma and Certificate) in Environmental Education and Communication. At the undergraduate level, the School offers a residential degree completion BSc program in Environmental Science, a distance degree completion BSc program in Environmental Management, a BA/BSc and Certificate in Environmental Practice (online only).
To be considered, candidates will posses:
Doctoral degree completed or near completion, with a minimum of 7-10 years experience
Demonstrated teaching excellence, and an ability to work as a team member within an interdisciplinary outcomes-based curriculum
Strong theoretical and applied skills in an environmental education and environmental communication, demonstrated through current research activities, are essential
Broad theoretical understanding of environmental communication
Knowledge of research, computer literacy and ability to employ adult learning and applied learning principles with mature learners
Experience in distance education teaching
Work experience in the field
Academic administration experience would be helpful
In addition to a collegial learning community, RRU offers a comprehensive compensation package to faculty, with a starting salary and academic rank based on qualifications and experience. This is a two year term position from June 2012 – June 2014.
To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to:
Human Resources – Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, B.C. V9B 5Y2
Fax: (250) 391-2570 Tel: (250) 391-2511
The competition will begin on May 4, 2012 and will close on May 18, 2012, however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.
While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word, Adobe, or text format.
RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. Preference is given to Canadian citizens and applicants with Landed Immigrant status.
Please note that two of our heritage buildings, including Hatley Castle, have some areas that are not easily accessible to persons who use wheelchairs. Please call 391-2511 for information and assistance if you are dropping off your application in person.