Associate Faculty – Business Field School Teaching Contract Position

School of Business
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Closing date: 
Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 17:30
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Associate faculty
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Job description: 

*Associate faculty hold limited-term contracts to teach individual courses in our programs. 

The School of Business is seeking applications for Associate Faculty to teach Field School in the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA; on-campus) program. The teaching opportunity is available for the spring of 2018.

The School of Business is dedicated to educating both aspiring and existing professionals in the business field.  Our emphasis is on relevant, applied skills aimed at developing business professionals who are strong communicators, critical thinkers, problem solvers, ethical leaders, globally-aware citizens and effective team members.

Associate faculty members play a key role in the delivery of the school’s programs. Our Associate Faculty members bring a scholar-practitioner perspective to their teaching, combining appropriate academic theory with real-world experience. All Associate Faculty positions are limited-term, contract positions. Royal Roads University provides instructional and Moodle skills training through our Centre for Teaching and Educational Technology.

To learn more about our School and its Programs, please visit our website at:

Course Descriptions:

STNL 420 Business Field School

Further develops skills learned during Foundational Courses and integrates these skills with learning from other course areas in an active business environment.   Students will be immersed in an experiential field-based course, which will provide an opportunity to take the classroom into the real world.  Site visits will be combined with coursework and assignments, and insights gained during this experience will form the basis for a Capstone Project, which will be completed as part of the course. 


Tasks required for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Identify field school opportunities within the community and liaise with community clients/partners;
  2. Provide coaching and instruction related to project management, business analysis, and consulting;
  3. Supervise student field school placements
  4. Provide student feedback and assessment

·        a graduate degree (PhD preferred) in business

·        professional consulting experience

·        expertise that aligns with the focus of the program and courses

·        demonstrated teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate level

·        experience working within an outcomes-based curriculum

·        experience teaching in intercultural classes

·        a teaching philosophy that is compatible with RRU’S Learning and Teaching Model, available at:

Application submission information: 

To apply via email:

  1. In your application, please include these items:  a one-page cover letter, your curriculum vitae, and a one-page statement of your teaching philosophy.
  2. Type School of Business BBA Associate Faculty” in the subject heading.
  3. Email all documentation as a single PDF file, to:   

Review of application packages will begin on January 29, 2018; however, the posting will remain open until the position has been filled.

Please note:  While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates chosen for further consideration will be contacted. If requested, 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. We welcome you to visit us on-line at for further information.