Faculty, School of Humanitarian Studies

School of Humanitarian Studies
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Closing date: 
Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Limited term
Full or part time: 
Competition status: 
Job description: 

Royal Roads University (RRU) is seeking applications for a limited-term full time faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level in the School of Humanitarian Studies, Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences.  Royal Roads University is located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.  With a reputation for innovation, RRU is a leader in the delivery of blended learning programs, which combine intensive residency experiences with online course work.

This term position will include teaching in any of the programs in the school, as well the following academic administration responsibilities for graduate programs:

a) serving as the acting program head and thesis coordinator for the Human Security and Peacebuilding Program Head for a 6 month period,

b) academic support for the development of new elective courses in the three graduate programs in the school, and

c) academic course coordination for all elective and shared courses in the three graduate programs.

The successful applicant will be qualified to teach in at least 4 of the undergraduate or graduate programs in the school, and will have experience with academic administration and course development.  You will have experience with a range of different academic administration functions and a demonstrated track record of successful collaboration with internal and external partners in the development and delivery of academic programs.


To be considered, candidates will possess:

  • A doctorate in a related field
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence at the undergraduate or graduate level
  • Academic administrative experience
  • Experience in course development with an inter-disciplinary and outcomes-based curriculum
Application submission information: 

In addition to a collegial learning community, RRU offers a comprehensive compensation package to core faculty, with a salary based on rank, qualifications and experience.   This is a one year, limited term appointment.

The competition will begin on November 12, 2015 and the review of materials received will commence on December 13, 2015; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

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

rru-career-opportunities@royalroads.ca with a subject line of:

15-125 – Last name, First name

E-mail: rru-career-opportunities@royalroads.ca

Competition #15-125

Or mail to:


Human Resources - Career Opportunities

Royal Roads University

2005 Sooke Road

Victoria, B.C.   V9B 5Y2

Fax: (250) 391-2570 Tel: (250) 391-2511


While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted.  Three letters of reference will be required from those candidates invited to interview for the position.  If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word, Adobe, or text format.

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.

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.