Faculty, School of Humanitarian Studies (2 Year Limited Term)

Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
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Closing date: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Limited term
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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 Disaster and Emergency Management program, 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.

As the successful applicant you will be qualified to teach in at least 3-4 of the courses offered in the MA in Disaster and Emergency Management program  (link to DEM Courses), and ideally will have experience with academic administration and thesis supervision.  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 delivery of academic programs.

  • A PhD in Disaster and Emergency Management, or a doctorate in a related field
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence at the graduate level
  • Professional experience in working in the disaster and emergency management field, ideally in the Canadian context
  • Academic administrative experience
  • Experience teaching in 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.

The competition will begin on October 17, 2016 and the review of materials received will commence on November 15th, 2016; 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 and a list of DEM courses you are qualified to teach (preferably in one document and PDF format) to:

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

16-093 – Last name, First name


Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   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 PDF, 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.