Faculty Career Opportunity



Competition: D6446SG
JOB TITLE: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE/EARTH SCIENCE
Position Type: Tenure Track
Term: August 2013
Department: Environmental Science/Earth Sciences
Date Posted: November 05, 2012
Closing Date: January 15, 2013
 
Description: The departments of Environmental Science and Earth Sciences invite applications for a cross-appointed tenure track position, which will commence August 15, 2013, at the rank of Assistant Professor, 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 departments currently participate in offering a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Geology and Environmental Science. The successful applicant will be able to teach introductory and senior level courses in soil science. Ability to also teach courses in one or more of the following subject areas will be an asset: hydrology, hydrogeology, geomorphology, and biogeography.

New faculty are hired into one of two work patterns: teaching/scholarship/service (TSS) or teaching/service (TS). Preference will be given to those applicants expressing interest in the TSS work pattern.

The successful applicant must be qualified to teach in the discipline areas noted above and be involved in course and program development.
 
Qualifications: A Ph. D. in Soil Science, Surficial Processes, or related areas is required. The successful candidate should have a minimum of one year of teaching experience. A professional designation (e.g., AIA, APEGGA) or eligibility for such is an asset. 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, and, if the teaching/scholarship/service pattern is desirable, evidence of intent to pursue a research program should be submitted quoting competition #D6446SG

For further information, contact Dr. Tom MacAlister, Associate Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology at 403.440.6684 or at tmacalister@mtroyal.ca.
 
Closing Date: January 15, 2013
 
Reply To: MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
4825 MOUNT ROYAL GATE S.W.
CALGARY, AB T3E 6K6
F: 403.440.6629
E-mail: webapply@mtroyal.ca

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.

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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.