Career Opportunities

Faculty Career Opportunity

Competition: D6440DM
Position Type: Tenure Track
Term: August 2013
Department: Humanities
Date Posted: October 29, 2012
Closing Date: January 3, 2013
Description: The Department of Humanities, Mount Royal University, invites applications for a tenure track position in nineteenth century Canadian History, at the rank of Assistant Professor, which will commence August 15, 2013, subject to final budgetary approval. Priority will be given to entry level candidates.

Located in Calgary, Alberta, a vibrant city of over one million people, Mount Royal University is situated in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Since opening in 1910, Mount Royal University 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 University is known for its collegial working environment.
Duties: Mount Royal University is seeking candidates with a focus on teaching and learning, although this position also provides the opportunity for participation in research. New faculty members 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. It is up to the candidate to choose their work pattern and there is an option to change one’s work pattern after tenure is awarded. Candidates who opt for the scholarship pattern should have a record of scholarly accomplishment, and it is expected that they will maintain an active research programme.
Qualifications: A completed Ph.D. and experience in undergraduate teaching is required. The successful applicant must be qualified to teach introductory as well as senior courses, and be willing to participate in course and program development. The ability to teach and develop courses in politics, colonial North America, sexuality, immigration, race, and/or ethnicity would be considered an asset.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 3 January 2013. Interested candidates should submit a complete dossier including curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, and, if the scholarship work pattern is desirable, a statement of current and future research interests. In addition, candidates should arrange for three letters of reference to be forwarded. Please ensure that all documents, including the reference letters, quote competition #D6440DM, and are sent to the address below.

Additional information can be found at or by contacting the Department Chair, Dr. Jennifer Pettit at
Closing Date: January 3, 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.