Faculty Career Opportunity

Competition: 8159ES
Position Type: Tenure Track
Term: August 2013
Department: Faculty of Communication Studies
Date Posted: February 19, 2013
Closing Date: March 29, 2013
Description: The Faculty of Communication Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position in Information Design which will commence August 15, 2013 subject budget approval.

The Faculty offers a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Communication with majors in Information Design, Journalism and Public Relations.

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 successful applicant will be an information designer able to teach in at least two of the following areas: information design, multimedia and web-based applications, information architecture, and research methods. Visual communication, principles of graphics and design, and technical communication are other possible areas for teaching responsibilities.

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: Qualifications include at a minimum, a Masters Degree in a related discipline and relevant teaching experience. Previous successful teaching experience in the subject areas will be considered as asset. Candidates may wish to provide, as part of their application, previous student evaluation in support of their candidacy.

A complete dossier including curriculum vitae, three (3) letters of reference and evidence of teaching excellence should be included.

Additional information can be found at www.mtroyal.ca or by contacting the Department Chair, Dr. Glenn Ruhl, at gruhl@mtroyal.ca
Closing Date: March 29, 2013
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.

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.