Job Opportunity: University of Calgary, Instructor, Communication and Media Studies

The Department of Communication, Media and Film at the University of Calgary 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. The application can be found here.

They 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.

All applications must be received by June 7, 2019.