Concordia University

Journalism: Digital journalism with an expertise in Visual Journalism

Deadline: June 19, 2017

The Department of Journalism at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, invites applications for a limited-term appointments in:

  • Digital journalism with an expertise in visual journalism  

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:    

Applications should consist of the following items, in the given order, as a single PDF:

  • a cover letter;
  • 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. The ideal candidate will have professional experience in online magazine, news photography and/or video journalism.


Applications, as a single PDF, should sent to Ms. Sheelah O’Neill, Department Administrator at 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 June 19, 2017:

Dr. David Secko, Chair
Department of Journalism, CJ 3.247
Concordia University
7141 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H4B 1R6

Inquiries can be directed to Dr. David Secko at

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 June 19, 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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