School of Communication and Culture
Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
Royal Roads University
Royal Roads University invites your interest in a limited-term (two year) 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 within the Marketing and International 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 primarily at international graduate students and delivered on campus in Victoria, British Columbia.
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.
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, with preferred proficiency in English and Mandarin
• Some personal or professional experience outside of Canada
• Demonstrated teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate level (employing adult learning, English as a second language and applied learning principles) in intercultural and international communication
• Experience in the communication sector, and ability to develop international networks
• Ability to work within an interdisciplinary outcomes-based curriculum
• Applied research experience in 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, Royal Roads University offers a comprehensive compensation package, with a starting salary and academic rank based on qualifications and experience. This is a limited term appointment for a two-year term. The possibility of extension to this term is 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 #13-007 or Human Resources – Career Opportunities Royal Roads University 2005 Sooke Road Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2
The competition will begin on February 6, 2013. Review of applications will begin March 31, 2013; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found. While the position is pending funding, funding will be confirmed prior to March 31, 2013.
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.
Royal Roads University 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.