Associate Faculty – Masters in Environmental Education and Communication Program

Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
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Closing date: 
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 17:00
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Associate faculty
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Job description: 

Royal Roads University is seeking expressions of interest for Associate Faculty positions in the School of Environment and Sustainability, Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences. We are specifically looking for Associate Faculty interested in teaching and supervising theses in the Masters in Environmental Education and Communication Program.

Please note - Associate Faculty are not employees; rather, they hold limited-term contracts to teach individual courses in our programs.

Royal Roads University is located in Victoria, BC.  Its mandate is to offer professional degree programs with a focus on applied research. With a reputation for innovation, Royal Roads University is a leader in online delivery and primarily attracts learners who are working professionals. Our programs are delivered on-line, blended on-line with on campus residency, and face to face. 

The Masters in Environmental Education and Communication Program (MAEEC) is a two year, interdisciplinary program that combines two intensive three–week on-campus residencies and a final two-week on-campus residency with online learning. This blended-delivery model allows students to complete their degree while continuing to work. The program provides the skills, knowledge and tools to lead and motivate others in developing a sustainable, environmentally sound society.

To read more about our MAEEC program, please visit our website at:

Descriptions of courses in the MAEEC program can be found here:


The ideal candidate for teaching at RRU is someone who is has experience as a scholar and a practitioner.

Requisite qualifications include:

  • A PhD in a related field is preferred
  • Professional experience in a related field is required with expertise that aligns with the focus of the course(s) to which you are applying
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence at the graduate level
  • Experience working within an interdisciplinary outcomes-based curriculum
  • Experience teaching in web-based distance education programs

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

Application submission information: 

To apply via email: 

  • In your application, please include a one-page cover letter, your curriculum vitae, and a one-page statement of your teaching philosophy.
  • Clearly indicate courses you are interested in teaching and if you are interested in thesis supervision.
  • Put ‘MAEEC Associate Faculty’ in the Subject Heading of your email.
  • Submit all documentation to:

Please note:  While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates chosen for further consideration will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may 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 if requested.