Career Opportunities

Faculty Career Opportunity

Competition: D6444DM
Position Type: Tenure Track
Term: August 2013
Department: Policy Studies
Date Posted: November 05, 2012
Closing Date: January 3, 2013
Description: The Department of Policy Studies invites applications for two tenure track positions which 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 Of Policy Studies currently offers a degree program in Policy Studies with minors in Economics, Political Science, and Policy Studies. In addition, two minors are jointly offered by Business and Economics: 1) Finance and Economics minor; 2) International Business and Economics minor. The department also offers instruction to over 1,700 course-registrants per semester in service courses for other Mount Royal degree programs and as university transfer courses. The successful applicants will be expected to teach introductory courses in macroeconomics and microeconomics, and courses related to their fields of specialization beyond the introductory level. The successful applicants will possess demonstrated expertise in at least one of the following fields: financial economics, managerial economics, or money and banking. The ability to teach courses in engineering economics and economic policy will be an added advantage.

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 economics is preferred, but may consider a Master’s degree with significant policy experience. Applicants interested in the teaching/scholarship/service pattern should have the ability and intent to pursue a research program.

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 #D6444DM.

For further information, contact Duane Bratt, Chair, Department of Policy Studies at 403.440.6540 or
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.