Assistant Professor, Policy Studies (Indigenous Policy)

Mount Royal University

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Assistant Professor, Coverage Research (Indigenous Coverage)


Mount Royal College

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Job TitleAssistant Professor, Coverage Research (Indigenous Coverage)Requisition #999767Job KindEverlasting (for any group)Union or Worker GroupMRFAClassificationPlace Finish Date (if relevant)Location:MRU Important Campus – Calgary, AB T3E 6K6 CA (Main)PostingAbout MRUMount Royal College (MRU) is located on an historic and storied land that’s steeped in ceremony and historical past that, till not too long ago, was occupied completely by individuals indigenous to this place. With gratitude and reciprocity, MRU acknowledges the relationships to the land and all beings, and the songs, tales and teachings of the Siksika Nation, the Piikani Nation, the Kainai Nation, the Îethka Stoney Nakoda Nation (consisting of the Chiniki, Bearspaw and Goodstoney Nations), and the individuals of the Tsuut’ina Nation. This territory can also be house to the Otipemisiwak Métis Authorities of the Métis Nation inside Alberta District 6.Based in 1910 and situated in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Mount Royal College grew right into a vibrant faculty within the Thirties and have become a mid-sized college in 2009. Mount Royal has carved out a definite area of interest by providing smaller class sizes, a strong liberal training, and distinctive undergraduate packages. At the moment, greater than 15,000 college students select from 13 bachelor’s levels and 38 majors.MRU encourages revolutionary instructing, different pedagogies, subject faculties, experiential, work-integrated, and group service studying, and actions equivalent to co-teaching with group members. The Educational Growth Centre supplies assist for instructing and studying.MRU researchers have entry to assets and funding from our MRU college are the recipients of each inner and exterior analysis grants together with Tri-Council funding.MRU is dedicated to supporting Indigenous college members and and does so in some ways, together with via the , the , packages equivalent to Indigenous household housing, in addition to via scholarships and bursaries, and partnership and engagement with Indigenous nations.Concerning the School of Arts and the Division of Economics, Justice, and Coverage ResearchThe School of Arts homes the next departments: Economics, Justice, and Coverage Research; English, Languages, and Cultures; Common Schooling; Humanities (consisting of a number of disciplines together with Indigenous Research); Inside Design; Psychology; and, Sociology and Anthropology.The profitable candidate can be a member of the Division of Economics, Justice, and Coverage Research (EJPS). The Division of EJPS presently gives a Bachelor of Arts in Coverage Research and a Bachelor of Arts in Prison Justice (BACJ), in addition to minors in Political Science, Economics, Worldwide Enterprise and Economics, Finance and Economics, and Legislation and Governance.Concerning the FunctionMount Royal College is accepting functions for a full-time tenure monitor place on the rank of Assistant Professor within the space of Coverage Research (Indigenous Coverage) to begin July 1, 2024, though a later begin date could also be thought of. The Bachelor of Arts in Coverage Research at MRU is a multidisciplinary program that mixes political science, economics, and coverage research training via the availability of each theoretical data and utilized abilities growth. The Coverage Research diploma is a uncommon mixture of each an undergraduate liberal arts training and utilized coverage abilities coaching.The profitable candidate will be a part of the Economics, Justice, and Coverage Research Division on the stage of Assistant Professor and can be anticipated to both have a longtime analysis agenda or the power to right away develop a analysis program. Analysis and repair alternatives might embrace supervision of analysis assistants or Honours college students. The profitable candidate will ideally be employed on the Educating-Scholarship-Service (TSS) stream, and can due to this fact be anticipated to show six 3-credit hour programs per educational yr (sometimes 3 programs within the fall semester, 3 programs within the winter semester). Class sizes sometimes common between 35-40 college students. Whereas the TSS stream is most popular, the Committee will contemplate functions to the Educating Stream (TS) from candidates who meet the lived-experience {and professional} {qualifications} outlined beneath (the TS stream is a teaching-only place that sometimes consists of 4 programs within the fall semester and 4 programs within the winter semester with no expectation of analysis exercise).{Qualifications}The best candidate can have a accomplished PhD (or close to completion) in political science, coverage, public administration, or a related self-discipline. The realm of specialization is open, and will embrace areas equivalent to well being, training, legislation, and/or governance. The profitable candidate should be capable to train political science and public coverage programs, in addition to develop devoted course curriculum on decolonization and Canadian Indigenous coverage in a fashion that advances coverage and governance training within the context of the Reality and Reconciliation Fee’s Calls to Motion. Desire can be given to candidates with lived expertise as an Indigenous individual, and/or data of Indigenous content material regarding public coverage and governance, and/or those that incorporate Indigenous methods of figuring out into their analysis, scholarship, and instructing. Additional choice can be given to candidates with instructing expertise on the postsecondary stage, and who will be capable to train political science, coverage, and public administration programs at each junior and senior undergraduate ranges.What We SupplyProficient and dedicated staff are the driving power behind scholar success. We try to be an employer of selection amongst Canadian post-secondary establishments.At Mount Royal College, we acknowledge that individuals are a mixture of many intersecting identities; we work to domesticate an surroundings that welcomes the entire individual, and harnesses the energy that’s accessible in our range, making a wealthy and inclusive office.Investing within the studying and growth of our staff advantages the person and the College. A wide range of companies, assets and packages encourage a wholesome, productive office. Mount Royal College gives a aggressive whole compensation bundle together with well being and dental advantages, pension, well being and private spending accounts, paid trip, winter vacation closure, private days and a free membership in our totally geared up recreation centre.Our campus gives the comfort of a full medical clinic, dentist and pharmacy, in addition to quite a lot of wellness companies equivalent to physiotherapists and therapeutic massage therapists. Campus Recreation gives many actions, together with private coaching, climbing, aquatics, sports activities and certifications for college students, staff and the general public.Closing Date: April 20, 2024. The choice committee will start reviewing functions in mid-April. Solely short-listed candidates can be contacted. Interviews are anticipated to happen in Might 2024. candidates ought to submit the next supplies utilizing the “Apply to the Job” hyperlink beneath:1. Cowl letter that describes the candidate’s curiosity within the place, {qualifications}, and potential contributions to Mount Royal College.2. A letter of introduction that gives verifiable proof of Indigenous id.2. Present Curriculum Vitae (CV)3. Analysis Portfolio, which might embrace gadgets equivalent to:

  • Assertion of analysis pursuits/experience
  • Proposed analysis plan for the upcoming 5-year interval
  • Pattern publication (PDF only-maximum of 1 publication)

4. Educating Portfolio, which might embrace gadgets equivalent to:

  • Educating philosophy, pursuits and accomplishments, if accessible (most 1500 phrases)
  • Pattern Syllabi that exhibit instructing throughout junior and senior undergraduate ranges, if accessible
  • Pattern scholar instructing evaluations and different instructing evaluations, if accessible

Educational reference letters will not be required with the applying, however because the competitors progresses, candidates could also be requested to offer three confidential references.Supplies ought to be submitted as PDF paperwork quoting competitors #999767. Please title your .pdf paperwork as follows: [Last Name], [Requisition Number] [Document].pdf (e.g. Smith 999767 CV.pdf).Inquiries could also be directed to Dr. Kari Roberts, Chair of the Division of Economics, Justice, and Coverage Research at [email protected].When you require an lodging with a purpose to take part within the recruitment course of, please notify [email protected] and we are going to work collectively on the lodging request.We thank all candidates for his or her curiosity. Solely candidates chosen for an interview can be contacted. After the shut date, you’ll be able to verify on the standing of your utility via your Profession Centre. New profession alternatives come up continuously and are posted as they grow to be accessible. Please verify again usually to view our newest postings on our Profession Alternatives web page. All certified candidates are inspired to use; nevertheless, Canadians and everlasting residents can be given precedence. Mount Royal College hires on the premise of advantage and is strongly dedicated to fostering range as a supply of excellence, mental and cultural enrichment, and social energy. We welcome functions from those that would contribute to the additional diversification of our employees, college and their scholarship together with however not restricted to Indigenous Peoples, girls, individuals with disabilities and individuals of any sexual or gender id, ethnic, nationwide or socio-economic background, faith or age.

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