Career Opportunities

Faculty Career Opportunity

Competition: D6435DM
Position Type: Tenure Track
Term: August 2013
Department: Physical Education and Recreation Studies
Date Posted: October 24, 2012
Closing Date: January 15, 2013
Description: The Department of Physical Education and Recreation Studies invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the disciplines of physical education, kinesiology, exercise science, sport management and/or leadership, ecotourism and/or outdoor leadership. The position will commence August 15, 2013, subject to final budgetary approval at the rank of Assistant Professor. Priority will be given to entry level candidates.

Since opening in 1910, Mount Royal has embraced change in order to meet the needs of the people and community it serves. At Mount Royal students experience high quality education enhanced by smaller class sizes, personalized learning and a single-minded dedication to premier undergraduate learning. Mount Royal is known for its collegial working environment.
Duties: The Department currently has four (4) programs: Athletic Therapy, Applied Business and Entrepreneurship – Sport and Recreation, Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership (ETOL), and Physical Education University Transfer. The successful applicant will be responsible to teach courses across the curricula in the department. Preference will be given to candidates with a background in physical education pedagogy. A complementary background in Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership and/or Sport and Recreation Management would also be beneficial.

New faculty are hired into one of two work patterns. The teaching/scholarship/service pattern has a focus on teaching with the requirement that the faculty member be involved in a research program as well as service to the Mount Royal community. The teaching/service pattern has a focus on teaching and service only. The successful candidate will have the option of choosing their work pattern. There is an option to change work patterns after tenure.
Qualifications: Qualifications include a completed or near-completion PhD and relevant undergraduate teaching experience. In addition, it would be an asset to have K-12 teaching experience in physical education, outdoor education/leadership and/or recreation management. Applicants interested in the teaching/scholarship/service pattern should have the ability and intent to pursue a research program.

A complete dossier including curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three (3) references, evidence of teaching excellence, and if the teaching/scholarship/service pattern is desirable, evidence of intent to pursue a research program should be submitted quoting competition #D6435DM.

For further information, contact Dr. David Legg, Acting Chair, Department of Physical Education and Recreation Studies at 403.440.6495 or
Closing Date: January 15, 2013
F : 403.440.6629

Submit a separate covering letter and resume for each position you are applying for, quoting appropriate competition number to the address noted above.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

If applying by email, please send your resume as an attachment, in either .doc, .docx or .pdf formats only

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Mount Royal University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to fostering diversity as a source of excellence, intellectual and cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, faculty and their scholarship including but not limited to Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, ethnic, national or socio-economic background, religion or age.