Associate Faculty, School of Communication and Culture

Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
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Closing date: 
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Associate faculty
Full or part time: 
On call
Competition status: 
Job description: 

Royal Roads University is seeking applications for Associate Faculty in the School of Communication & Culture, Faculty of Social and Applied Science. 

The School of Communication and Culture aims to develop communications professionals who are critical thinkers, ethical leaders, creative makers and global citizens’; we believe in the value of integrating theory with practical application.  We are confident that our students will emerge from their programs with new tools with which they can reflect upon, analyze and contribute insightfully to their social and professional communities.

All Associate Faculty positions are limited-term, contract positions.  Associate faculty members play a key role in the delivery of the school’s programs.  Royal Roads University provides instructional and Moodle skills training through our Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Courses requiring instruction:

COMM420: Media Project

Introduces the technical, creative, analytical and practical skills needed for developing multimedia projects designed to engage intended audiences.  Familiarizes students with the entire media project planning, production, delivery and publicity process.  Provides opportunities to practice a range of techniques including photo essay composition, sound recording and editing, integration of visuals, live interview recording, animation of text and graphics, web/graphic design and digital video editing.  Credits: 3.0

For more information see our web-site Bachelor of Arts, Professional Communication


  • An MA or PhD in a field related to communication and culture
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence at the undergraduate or graduate level employing adult and experiential learning principles (teaching evaluations must be supplied)
  • A scholar-practitioner with extensive professional experience working in relevant professional communication contexts
  • Literacy in online and communication technologies as well as media production
  • Experience working within an interdisciplinary, outcomes-based curriculum
  • Experience teaching in web-based, distance education programs and face-to-face environments
  • Ability to work collegially as a team member
  • A teaching philosophy that is compatible with RRU’S Learning and Teaching Model, available at: RRU Learning and Teaching Model
Application submission information: 

To apply please forward your cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy (preferably in one document and PDF format) to:


The competition will begin on November 3, 2015and review of applications will start on December 3, 2015, however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.  

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted.  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.