Job Opportunities

Full-time Limited Term Appointments – 2015-16

Posted: February 9th, 2015

Communication Studies: Media Studies Production, Intermedia | Media Studies Production, Sound & Moving Images | Visual Culture | Communication & Cultural Studies

 

The Department of Communication Studies invites applications for 4 limited-term appointments in the following areas: Media Studies Production, Intermedia; Media Studies Production, Sound & Moving Images; Visual Culture; and, Communication & Cultural Studies.

Media Studies Production, Intermedia

We seek an individual to teach undergraduate- and graduate-level intermedia (digital media creation) classes, as well as two sections of an intro-level Moving Images (video production & post-production) class. The successful candidate will have an appropriate advanced terminal degree, an active research-creation practice and portfolio, and prior post-secondary teaching experience within a Humanities context.

Media Studies Production, Sound & Moving Images

We seek an individual to teach undergraduate- and graduate-level sound classes, as well as two sections of an intro-level Moving Images (video production & post-production) class. The successful candidate will have an appropriate advanced terminal degree, an active research-creation practice and portfolio, and prior post-secondary teaching experience within a Humanities context.

Visual Culture

We seek an individual to teach the following courses in our undergraduate program: Media Criticism; Visual Communication & Culture (2 sections); Communication Analysis; Advanced Topics in the Photographic Image; Communication, Culture & Popular Art. The successful candidate must have a PhD in Communication Studies or a cognate field, evidence of an active research profile in Visual Communication, and prior post-secondary teaching experience within a Humanities context.

Communication & Cultural Studies

We seek an individual to teach the following courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs: Youth & Media; Media & Cultural Context (2 sections); Media Literacy; Advanced Cultural Studies; and, Theory & History of Communication (graduate-level). The successful candidate must have a PhD in Communication Studies or a cognate field, evidence of an active research profile in one of the above areas, and prior university teaching experience within a Humanities context.

Applications should include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is the key attribute by which qualified candidates will be ranked. Candidates should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Dr. Sandra Gabriele
Interim Chair
Department of Communication Studies
CJ-3239
Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve W.
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8

These positions are subject to budgetary approval and department/unit need. Individuals holding limited-term appointments may be reappointed, given continued funding and need, as well as satisfactory job performance. Together, initial appointments and subsequent reappointments may not exceed 36 months or a span of three consecutive years. They are normally at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2015 and ending May 14, 2016. Successful candidates will normally be expected to teach three courses per semester.

Applications must be received in the Department by no later than March 1, 2015.

Electronic applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin as they are received and will continue until the position has been filled. For inquiries, please contact Dr. Sandra Gabriele at email hidden; JavaScript is required.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.