Career Opportunities

Faculty Career Opportunity

Competition: D6436DM
Position Type: Tenure Track
Term: August 2013
Department: Social Work and Disability Studies
Date Posted: October 24, 2012
Closing Date: February 28, 2013
Description: The Department of Social Work and Disability Studies invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Social Work Diploma program, to commence August 15, 2013, subject to final budgetary approval. 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 Social Work Diploma is the entry credential for social work practice in Alberta; graduates are eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers.

The successful applicant will be able to teach a broad range of social work courses, be familiar with web based learning platforms, be prepared to engage in course and program development, and have an interest in engaging in research. Commitment to adult learning principles, a passion for teaching, and a willingness to engage in service to the program, university, and community are required.

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. There is an option to change work patterns after tenure.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Social Work (or equivalent) completed or in progress is required; a Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) is required. The successful candidate should have a minimum of five years of social work practice experience and be eligible for registration with the Alberta Association of Social Workers. 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 #D6436DM.

For further information, contact Dr. D. Gaye Warthe, Chair, Department of Social Work and Disability Studies at 403.440.6441 or
Closing Date: February 28, 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.