Instructor, Communication and Media Studies University of Calgary Faculty of Arts, Department of Communication, Media and Film Canada

Instructor, Communication and Media Studies

 

 

 

Job ID: 18270

Updated: May 7, 2019

Location: Main Campus

 

Position Description

 

The Faculty of Arts, Department of Communication, Media and Film invites applications for an Instructor (3-year limited term) in the area of Communication and Media Studies. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2019.

 

We are seeking a scholar who will have the primary responsibility of teaching Communication and Media Studies at the undergraduate level in the program’s core areas (Communication and Media history, theory, and research methods), in addition to areas of specialization. Teaching expertise in the following areas will be valuable: critical media studies; global media; professional communications (including public relations). Ability to teach courses in indigenous media, visual communication, or film studies would be an asset. The teaching duties for this position consist of seven courses distributed over three academic semesters. As part of their responsibilities, the incumbent will be expected to participate in the development of courses within the department, be involved with the extra-curricular events on campus and within the broader community with the goal to sustain a vibrant program. Mentorship of students and service to the department, faculty, and university is also expected.

 

The preferred candidate will hold a PhD in Communication, Media Studies, or a closely related field. The incumbent will have experience teaching at the university level and will demonstrate the potential for pedagogical innovation and excellence in undergraduate teaching.

 

The Department of Communication, Media and Film is a research-intensive department with high standards in teaching. We value interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to research and training, and strongly encourage collaboration. For more information about the Department of Communication, Media and Film please visit https://commfilm.ucalgary.ca.

 

All applications must be received by June 7, 2019.

 

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via the 'Apply Now' link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. Your four application attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents):

 

    Letter of application that details teaching experience and research interests and an updated curriculum vitae

    Statement of teaching philosophy and a teaching dossier (including two sample course syllabi, and two sets of course evaluations)

    Names and contact information for 3 referees

 

These materials should be addressed to:

 

Dr. Charles Tepperman, Department Head

Department of Communication, Media and Film

Faculty of Arts

University of Calgary

Room 320 Social Sciences Bldg.

2500 University Drive NW

Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

 

All applicants are strongly encouraged to visit https://commfilm.ucalgary.ca to obtain additional information.

 

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

 

Additional Information

 

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Arts visit Careers in the Faculty of Arts.

 

About the University of Calgary

 

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

 

About Calgary, Alberta

 

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.


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