Faculty Member, School of Environment and Sustainability
This is a replacement recruitment of an existing position.
We are seeking applications for the position of Faculty Member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in our School of Environment and Sustainability within the faculty of Social and Applied Sciences. In this role you may be required to teach and assist in the delivery of courses in the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science program, supervise and oversee operations of the laboratory, and undertake research consistent with the mandate of Royal Roads University.
As the successful candidate, you will have demonstrated teaching excellence, an established research track record, and an ability to work as a team member within an interdisciplinary outcomes-based curriculum. Strong theoretical and applied skills in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, toxicology and related sciences will be considered.
To be well suited for this role you will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
- PhD, or be near completion of a PhD, in a related field
- Broad theoretical understanding of sustainable development
- Biochemistry expertise
- Senior lab instructor experience
- Teaching experience, including international
The following would also be strong assets in the position:
- Familiarity and experience with distance education and teaching
- Work experience in the field, including international
- Applied research experience
- Ability to employ adult learning and applied learning principles with mature learners
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.
In addition to a collegial learning community, Royal Roads University offers a comprehensive compensation package, with a starting salary and rank based on qualifications and experience. This is a two year limited term contract.
The competition will begin on April 12, 2012 and the review of materials received will commence on May 24, 2012; 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.
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.
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.
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