Provost and VP Academic

MRU Board of Governors Research and Teaching Chairs

It is with great pride and enthusiasm that Mount Royal University announces the creation the Board of Governors Research and Teaching Chairs. These positions are being launched to celebrate, advance and sustain excellence in Scholarly Teaching and Research. Two appointments will be made in each of the Research and Teaching categories for commencement July 1, 2019.

Board of Governors Teaching Chairs

Board of Governors Teaching Chairs will further enhance teaching excellence and innovation at Mount Royal University by focusing their scholarly pursuits on leading and supporting teaching and curricular initiatives in their faculties and/or across the institution. As leaders in teaching, Chairholders play a critical role in advancing the teaching-learning mission of MRU by undertaking innovative and high-impact projects that align with institutional or faculty-level strategic priorities.

View Board of Governors Teaching Chairs guidelines

Board of Governors Research Chairs

Board of Governors Research Chairs create and mobilize knowledge to achieve research excellence. As leaders in their fields, Chairholders play a critical role in deepening our knowledge base and in strengthening our teaching, the training of students (highly qualified professionals), and research capacity. Chairholders must have demonstrated or shown potential for exceptional scholarly distinction. As catalysts and builders, they contribute to the university's positioning in priority areas of research identified in the Strategic Research and Scholarship Plan and to the enhancement of the research training environment.

View Board of Governors Research Chairs guidelines

 

Chair appointments will be made for 3 years, inclusive of any form of leave. Appointments are not renewable. Chairholders will receive a one-time $5,000 research grant, $1,500 per year to support dissemination activities and 2 course reassignments per year for 3 years. Funds will be administered as a research grant through ORSCE.

Additional details and guidelines for application can be found in the above documents. All full-time tenured faculty members are eligible to apply.
Application packages must be submitted electronically as a single PDF document to provost@mtroyal.ca by 4:30 p.m. Friday, May, 10th, 2019. (Hard copy submissions will not be accepted.)