Job Opportunities - LTAs in Journalism
Faculty of Arts and Science
Deadline: March 1, 2017
The Department of Journalism at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, invites applications for up to five limited-term appointments in:
- Digital journalism with expertise in text/print
- Digital journalism with expertise in audio/visual
- Digital journalism with expertise in visual journalism/photojournalism
- Feature and narrative journalism
- Advanced television and documentary storytelling
The Department of Journalism has been at the forefront of training skilled journalists who think critically about the profession and society for 40 years. The faculty and staff are committed to serving the profession by training skilled, thinking journalists and by producing scholarship, criticism, and commentary on journalism. Our graduates are nationally recognized journalists striving to fight injustice in a world awash with misinformation. They are known for their intelligence and rigour. We offer four programs: a three-year undergraduate program, two one-year graduate diplomas, and upcoming two-year MA in Digital Innovation in Journalism Studies. Candidates are encouraged to visit our departmental website for additional information concerning our programs and priorities: http://journalism.concordia.ca
Applications should consist of the following items, in the given order, as a single PDF:
· a cover letter (please indicate which position[s] you are applying for);
· a current curriculum vitae;
· a statement of teaching philosophy/interests;
· evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching evaluations; syllabi; samples of student work);
· three letters of reference.
All applicants must possess strong professional credentials. Preference will be given to candidates who have an M.A. degree or higher and can demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness.
Applications, as a single PDF, should sent to Ms. Sheelah O’Neill, Department Administrator at Sheelah.ONeill@concordia.ca with the subject heading Journalism LTA position. Three letters of reference must be sent directly to same email address (Subject: Reference for [Candidate’s Name]) or mailed to the department to arrive by March 10, 2017:
Dr. David Secko, Chair
Department of Journalism, CJ 3.247
7141 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H4B 1R6
Inquiries can be directed to Dr. David Secko at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin as they are received and will continue until the required positions have been filled. All applications should reach departments no later than March 10, 2017.
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.
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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