Royal Roads U job ad: Intercultural Communication (Canada)

Assistant/Associate Professor
School of Communication and Culture
Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
Royal Roads University
Victoria, Canada

Royal Roads University invites your interest in a probationary appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor within our School of Communication and Culture in the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences. You will play a key role in the administration, delivery, and instruction of the Master of Arts in Intercultural and International Communication on-campus program.

Your primary responsibilities will include providing high quality face-to-face and online instruction, facilitating high quality course revision and program development as well as building strong relationships with students, faculty, and staff across Royal Roads University and within relevant sectors.

In addition, you will be responsible for recruiting, developing and supporting instructors, managing student issues, monitoring the day-to-day delivery of the program, participating in program planning and reviews, attending program events and contributing to the marketing of the program. This program offering is geared at international and domestic graduate students and delivered on campus in Victoria, British Columbia. Our vision for this program is that of a graduate, global learning community.
Our ideal candidate is passionate about helping others achieve their academic pursuits, enjoys working within a highly entrepreneurial, collaborative and team-based teaching environment, and possesses well-developed interpersonal and intercultural communication skills and relationship-building abilities.
The School of Communication and Culture houses a vibrant community of scholar-practitioners who deliver undergraduate and graduate programs in communication. To learn more about our faculty and programs, please visit School of Communication and Culture.

Royal Roads University is committed to appreciating and celebrating the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. We strive to increase understanding and acceptance of each other, thereby making us more compassionate human beings and strengthening the fabric of our communities. Experience working in diverse settings is essential to this position.
To be considered, candidates will possess:
 Doctorate in related discipline
 Bilingualism
 Evidence of personal or professional experience outside of Canada and in diverse learning communities
 Demonstrated teaching excellence at the upper-level undergraduate and graduate level in intercultural and international communication (employing adult learning, English as a second language and applied learning principles)
 Experience in the communication sector, and ability to develop international networks
 Ability to work within an interdisciplinary, outcomes-based curriculum
 Applied research experience in a social and applied sciences field
 Experience in curriculum design and development at the graduate level preferred
 Experience in supervision of graduate students preferred

In addition to a collegial learning community, RRU offers a comprehensive compensation package, with a starting salary and academic rank based on qualifications and experience. This is a 5 year probationary appointment with the possibility of conversion into a continuing appointment, subject to performance and program needs.

To apply please forward your cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy (preferably in electronic format) to:
Competition #14-070 or Human Resources – Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2
Fax: (250) 391-2570
Tel: (250) 391-2511

The competition will begin on September 16, 2014. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates chosen for further consideration will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide the names and contact information for three referees, and to arrange for the forwarding of degree transcripts directly from the granting institutions.

RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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