Career Opportunities

Faculty Career Opportunity

Competition: D6486HP
Position Type: Full-Time
Term: Tenure Track
Department: Education and Schooling
Date Posted: November 01, 2013
Closing Date: January 15, 2014

The Department of Education and Schooling invites applications for a tenure track position which will commence August 15, 2014, subject to final budgetary approval at the rank of Assistant Professor. Priority will be given to entry level candidates. Mount Royal University is located in Calgary, Alberta; a city that is less than one hour drive from the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains. Calgary brings a mix of dynamic big-city energy, cheerful western hospitality, and wondrous natural beauty. The city was recently ranked by the Economist as one of the top five livable cities in the world. 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.


The Department currently offers a four-year degree program in Elementary Education with twelve different teachable minors. The successful applicant will be able to teach senior courses in one or more of the following: • Aboriginal Education • Fine Arts (Art, Drama, Music) • Social Studies • Special Needs and Inclusive Education Practicum supervision is an expectation for all faculty in education; this reflects the program commitment to theory-practice integration. The successful applicant will also contribute to course and program development. 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 include a completed or near completed Ph. D. in Education. The successful candidate should have experience teaching K-12, with K-6 preferred, and relevant undergraduate teaching and/or professional experience. 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, a list of 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 #D6486HP. For further information, contact Jodi Nickel, Chair, Department of Education and Schooling at (403) 440.7227 or

Closing Date: January 15, 2014
FAX: (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.