Royal Roads University
Victoria, BC, Canada
1d ago

Job Description

Royal Roads University invites your interest in a limited-term Faculty appointment at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor within our School of Communication and Culture (SCC) in the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences (FSAS).

As a full-time core faculty member, you will play a key role in the delivery of SCC’s programs.

SCC offers three degree programs in the study of communication and culture which are focused on the theory and practice of professional communication, in a wide range of contexts including media, organizational and intercultural.

We stress a critical-professional educational approach. See our website and our Learning, Teaching and Research Model for more details.

  • Our ideal candidate is passionate about helping others achieve their academic pursuits and will have demonstrated teaching experience at undergraduate and the graduate levels in the field of communication studies;
  • a sensitivity to diversity in teaching, learning and research; an ability to work as a team member within an interdisciplinary outcome-based curriculum;
  • and administrative experience and abilities, preferably in a university setting.

    Job Requirements

  • Doctorate in Communication or a closely aligned discipline
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence at the undergraduate and / or graduate level (employing principles of adult learning and applied learning) in the field of Communication
  • Demonstrated commitment to diverse students’ learning and sensitivity to students’ concerns in the current learning environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to social, economic and / or environmental justice
  • Familiarity and experience with diverse worldviews and perspectives
  • Graduate-thesis supervision experience and an understanding of the ethical requirements of graduate research
  • Familiarity with online and face-to-face course design and delivery
  • Experience in the integration and application of adult learning principles in course design and delivery
  • Experience in the communication sector, and ability to develop networks in the field, both locally and globally
  • Proven track record in research with an emphasis on practical application
  • Familiarity and experience with diverse research traditions and methods (including but emphatically not limited to applied and action-research methods)
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially as a team member with a variety of teams and stakeholder groups across the university (faculty, sessional faculty, practitioners, staff and management)
  • Demonstrated experience in an outcomes-based and interdisciplinary learning environment
  • Familiarity with issues of communication in a digital milieu
  • Literacy in online and communication technologies as well as media production
  • Courage to bring original ideas and approaches to their teaching, research and service to our university
  • An eagerness to keep learning along with us.
  • Additional Information This is a 1-year limited term appointment. In addition to a collegial learning community, RRU offers a comprehensive compensation package, with a starting salary and academic rank based on qualifications and experience.

    Royal Roads University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

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

    Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please contact us directly at human.resources royalroads.

    ca attention : Anna Brigham or 250-391-2600 extension 4833, so we can offer you individualized assistance and ensure equity in our recruitment and hiring process.


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