Faculty Career Opportunity

Competition: D6495HP
Position Type: Sessional Contract
Term: Fall 2014
Department: General Education
Date Posted: March 13, 2014
Closing Date: Open Until Suitable Candidates Are Found
Description: The Department of General Education invites
applications for contract lecturer positions in
the area of Numeracy and Scientific Literacy,
commencing September, 2014. Successful candidates
will be invited to lecture in one of the following
foundation-level courses: GNED 1101 - Scientific &
Mathematical Literacy for the Modern World; GNED
1102 - Controversies in Science; GNED 1003 –

Since opening its doors in 1910, Mount Royal has
embraced change in order to meet the needs of the
students and the community it serves. At MRU,
students receive an excellent undergraduate
educational experience enhanced by small class
sizes, personalized interactions with faculty, and
an atmosphere infused with a single-minded
dedication to superlative undergraduate teaching &
learning. Mount Royal is known for its collegial
working environment.
Duties: The Department of General Education delivers the
General Education programme within all of Mount
Royal’s baccalaureate degrees. The General
Education programme is organized around four
thematic clusters. The aims of those courses
taught in the Numeracy and Scientific Literacy
cluster are to “develop an understanding of the
nature and methods of subjects in the natural
sciences, health sciences and computer science, as
well as providing essential mathematical skills
needed for study at the post-secondary level”
Qualifications: Qualifications include a minimum of a Masters
Degree in Science, Mathematics or Engineering –
with a Ph.D. preferred – and relevant
undergraduate teaching and/or professional
experience. Qualified Aboriginal candidates are
encouraged to apply.

A complete dossier including curriculum vitae,
list of references whom we may contact, and
evidence of teaching excellence should be
submitted quoting competition number D6495HP.

Further enquiries may be directed to: Dr. Celeste
MacConnachie, Cluster 1 Coordinator, Department of
General Education, cmacconnachie@mtroyal.ca
Closing Date: Open Until Suitable Candidates Are Found
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.