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Communication Studies: Theory and History of Communication | Discourse and Rhetoric of Communication | Global Screen Studies | Communication & Cultural Studies | Media Studies Production, Intermedia & Video Production

The Department of Communication Studies invites applications for up to 5 limited-term appointments in the following areas: Theory and History of Communication; Discourse and Rhetoric of Communication; Global Screen Studies; Communication & Cultural Studies; and Media Studies Production, Intermedia and Video.

Theory and History of Communication

We seek an individual to teach the following courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs:  History of Communication and Media; Communication Technologies and Gender; Media and Critical Theory; Perspectives on the Information Society; and, Introduction to Communication Theory and History (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.

Discourse and Rhetoric of Communication

We seek an individual to teach the following courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs:  Propaganda (on-line); Theories of Public Discourse; Discourses of Dissent; Communicative Performances and Interventions; and, Rhetoric and Communication.  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.

Global Screen Studies

We seek an individual to teach the following courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs:  Visual Communication and Culture; Cultures of Globalization; Television Studies; Communication, Culture and Pop Art; and, International Communication.  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.

Communication & Cultural Studies

We seek an individual to teach the following courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs:  Media Criticism; Youth & Media; Media & Cultural Context; Media & Terrorism; and, Communication, Democracy and Power (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.

Media Studies Production, Intermedia & Video Production

We seek an individual to teach undergraduate-level Intermedia (digital media creation) classes, as well as Moving Images (video production & post-production) at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. 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.

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
Department Chair
Department of Communication Studies, CJ-3.239
Concordia University
7141 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, Quebec H4B 1R6

These positions are subject to budgetary approval and department/unit need. Individuals holding limited-term appointments may be granted a subsequent appointment, given continued funding and need, as well as satisfactory job performance. Together, initial appointments and subsequent appointments 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, 2017 and ending May 14, 2018. Successful candidates will normally be expected to teach three courses per semester.

Applications must be received in the Department by no later than March 10, 2017.

Electronic applications are preferred. Applications should be sent to Sheelah.ONeill@concordia.ca.

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.

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