Department: Faculty of Social and Applied SciencesReference number: AFClosing date: Monday, May 30, 2016 - 17:00Employment status: Associate facultyFull or part time: Part-timeCompetition status: Completed Job description: Associate faculty hold limited-term contracts to teach individual courses in our programs. Royal Roads University, located in Victoria, BC, has a mandate 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.The School of Humanitarian Studies is seeking applications for Associate Faculty to teach in the BA in Justice Studies programs. Our BA in Justice Studies is a broad-based, multi-disciplinary program that draws knowledge from academic disciplines including law, criminology, sociology, philosophy, political science, computer science, social work and public administration. The program integrates a rigorous academic regimen with practical justice service skills thereby preparing students for careers in the public sector and non-profit agencies as well as non-government organizations, criminal justice agencies and other agencies dealing with justice-related issues.The BA in Justice Studies program is offered in two delivery formats: a 12-month on campus program and a 2-year blended program (ie, largely an online program with two 3-week residencies). Some courses are delivered entirely online, and others are classroom-based with an online component. We ask any new associate faculty to take our online instructional and technical skills workshops and provide this training for free once a contract is in place.To read more about our BA Justice Studies program, please visit our website at: http://www.royalroads.ca/prospective-students/bachelor-arts-justice-studiesThe course descriptions (titles below) can be found at:http://www.royalroads.ca/prospective-students/bachelor-arts-justice-studies/coursesWhile we are looking for instructors that are able to teach any of the following courses, those courses for which we have the most urgent need have a date following the course title. Ideally we will have a contract in place for these courses at least 3-4 months in advance. Our courses are:JUST407 Critical Justice Perspectives – June 6-Aug. 21, 2016 (classroom course)JUST408 Exercises in Ethics and Law – June 6-Aug. 21, 2016 (classroom course)JUST300 Human Service Skills in the Justice Field – 1) Aug. 26-Sept. 23, 2016 (online course) and, 2) Sept. 6 – Nov. 20, 2016 (classroom course)JUST301 Canadian Criminal Justice System: Part 1JUST302 Logical and Analytical Thinking in the Justice ContextJUST303 History and Philosophy of Law in the Canadian Context until 1867JUST304 Canadian ConstitutionJUST305 Civil and Administrative LawJUST306 Canadian Criminal Justice System: Part 2JUST308 Family and Justice: Interdisciplinary PerspectivesJUST400 Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms: Theory JUST401 History and Philosophy of Law in the Canadian Context from 1867JUST402 Public Policy and JusticeJUST403 Comparative Global Legal Approaches and PhilosophiesJUST404 Introduction to International Law and International OrganizationsJUST406 Human Resources and Regulatory EnvironmentsJUST409 Applied Research ProjectJUST410 Research Methods for Justice Practitioners Qualifications: The ideal candidate for teaching at RRU is someone who has experience as a scholar and a practitioner. Qualifications include:a PhD in a field related to justice studies is preferredprofessional experience working in this field related to course contentexpertise that aligns with the focus of one or more of our undergraduate coursesdemonstrated teaching excellence at the undergraduate levelexperience working within an interdisciplinary outcomes-based curriculumexperience teaching in web-based distance education programs and face-to-face environmentsa teaching philosophy that is compatible with RRU’S Learning and Teaching Model, available at: http://www.royalroads.ca/about/learning-and-teaching-model Application submission information: In your application, please include all four items:a one-page cover letter, your curriculum vitae,a rank-ordered list of specific courses that you are qualified to teach,a one-page statement of your teaching philosophy. Type ‘BAJS Associate Teaching’ in the subject heading Submit all documentation to: AFInquiries@royalroads.caPlease 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 www.royalroads.ca for further information.