Associate Faculty, BSC. Environmental Science - School of Environment and Sustainability

Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
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Closing date: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 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 in the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science Program for the course ENSC 301 Sustainable Development Series (January 2-March 16, 2018). 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, British Columbia.  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 students who are working professionals. Our programs are delivered on-line, blended on-line with on campus residency, or face to face. 


The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science (BScES) is an intense one-year, on-campus undergraduate degree in which students complete years 3 and 4 of a bachelor degree in one calendar year.  Students build the skills required to become environmental science professionals while exploring subjects such as ecology, geoscience and ecotoxicology, and developing a comprehensive foundation in the field of environmental science.


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

Requisite qualifications include:

  • A PhD in a related field (preferred)
  • Professional experience in a related field, with expertise that aligns with the focus of the course(s) to which you are applying
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence at the undergraduate level
  • Experience working within an interdisciplinary outcomes-based curriculum
  • Experience teaching in web-based distance education programs
  • A teaching philosophy that is compatible with Royal Roads University's Learning and Teaching Model, available at:
Application submission information: 

To apply via email: 

  • Please include a one-page cover letter, your curriculum vitae, and a one-page statement of your teaching philosophy in your application
  • Clearly indicate courses you have taught that are similar to ENSC 301 Sustainable Development Series
  • Put ‘BScES 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.

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

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