Core Faculty Member, School of Peace and Conflict Management, Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
This is a replacement recruitment of an existing position.
Royal Roads University is seeking applications for a full-time position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in the MA in Conflict Analysis and Management program, School of Peace and Conflict Management, Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences.
The MA in Conflict Analysis and Management (MACAM) is a two-year interdisciplinary program that provides both the theoretical and practical skills necessary to identify, analyze, and manage inter-group conflict in a variety of international and domestic arenas. To accomplish this, the program stresses a systems-based, cross-cultural approach to conflict analysis and management; and focuses on multi-party disputes between governments, corporations, departments, community groups, and civil society. Students choose from concentrations in Political, Ethnic, and Security Issues; Organizational Conflict; and Community and School Conflict.
Established in 1998, the program admits approximately 45 new students each year. The degree is delivered in a mix of intensive on-campus residencies and online courses.
The successful applicant will have demonstrated teaching experience at the graduate level in the field of conflict management, an ability to work as a team member within an interdisciplinary outcome-based curriculum, and administrative experience and abilities preferably in a university academic setting. A Ph.D. in conflict management, international relations, social psychology, political science or related fields in the social and applied sciences is required along with a broad theoretical understanding of conflict. The successful applicant must possess applied, professional experience in conflict management.
The following would also be strong assets in the position: applied research experience, an ability to employ adult learning and applied learning principles with mature learners, international experience, and experience in distance education teaching.
Royal Roads University is located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. With a reputation for innovation, RRU is a leader in online delivery and primarily attracts students who are working professionals. Typical MACAM students are professionals in their roles as managers, negotiators, facilitators, and consultants to address inter-group conflict.
In addition to a collegial learning community, RRU offers a comprehensive compensation package to core faculty, with a salary based on rank, qualifications and experience.
The competition will begin on August 9, 2011 and the review of materials received will commence on September 19, 2011; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.
To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to:
Or mail to:
Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, B.C. V9B 5Y2
Fax: (250) 391-2570 Tel: (250) 391-2511
While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. Three letters of reference will be required from those candidates invited to interview for the position. 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.