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Employment Opportunity

Professor - Posting Period Extended

Recreation/Tourism
Faculty of Management
 
Competition Number: 14-4049
 
Appointment Type: Regular Full-time
 
 
Start: August 01, 2015
 
Employment Group: VIUFA
 
Position: 00207
Location: Nanaimo Campus
 
Duties: With a teaching philosophy that involves applied and experiential learning, develop and prepare lessons, instruct, assess and grade student achievement in Recreation/Tourism courses at the undergraduate level. Assist students individually through scheduled office hours. Supervise graduate students in the Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management Program.

The Department has recently established a major in recreation management and a minor in special events. We are seeking individuals who can assist in further developing these and who have experience teaching across topic areas such as: volunteer management, event planning, project management, well being, human resource management, organizational leadership, risk management, and experiential tourism.

We are seeking an individual interested in growing with the department and potentially assuming a shared leadership role in the future.
 
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

 
Required Qualifications: A Doctoral degree from an appropriately accredited institution; recent relevant teaching and research experience. ABD will be considered in combination with extensive practical experience. The incumbent will have excellent communication skills, with a strong interest and background working in a cross cultural and learning centered environment.
 
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in undergraduate and graduate level teaching and/or supervision, experiential education, community engagement, the scholarship of teaching and learning and applied research. Track record of involving students in research or scholarly activity.
 
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Teaching Philosophy
Teaching Evaluations
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference


Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
 
Posting Period: July 10, 2014 - September 16, 2014
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.