Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 676. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 2020-03-20 16:08:57+00:00 From: Fenwick Mckelvey
Subject: 5 LTAs in the the Department of Communication Studies, Concordia University Hi all, In spite of the current situation, we are attempting to move ahead with some LTA hires. We hope this message finds everyone safe and well. The Department of Communication Studies, Concordia University, invites applications for 5 limited-term appointments (LTAs) in the following areas to begin August 1, 2020: Media History and Policy; Media Production (Sound); Communication Theory and Criticism; Public Discourse; and Visual Cultural Studies. Media History and Policy We seek an individual to teach the following courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs: History of Communication and Media (2 sections), Media Institutions and Policy, Approaches to Communication Research, Media Policy in Canada, and Social Media Platforms and Policy. 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 Production (Sound) We seek an individual to teach Communication Media: Sound I (2 sections); Communication Media: Sound II (6-credit course spanning the Fall and Winter terms), Communication Media: Sound III at the undergraduate levels, and Media Production: Sound, at the graduate level. The successful candidate will have an appropriate advanced degree (e.g. Master’s or PhD), an active research-creation practice and portfolio, and prior post-secondary teaching experience in a Humanities context. Public Discourse We seek an individual to teach the following courses in our undergraduate programs: Propaganda (on-line, 2 sections), Media Genres, Theories of Public Discourse, Communicative Performances and Interventions, and Discourses of Dissent. 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 Theory and Criticism We seek an individual to teach the following courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs: Effective Communication Skills (2 sections); Media Criticism; Topics in Media and Cultural History (2 sections); News, Media and Power, and Introduction to Communication Theory and History. The successful candidate must have a PhD in Communication Studies or a cognate field, evidence of an active research profile in media theory and criticism, and prior university teaching experience within a Humanities context. Visual Cultural Studies We seek an individual to teach the following courses in our undergraduate and graduate program: Visual Communication and Culture, Cultures of Globalization, Television Studies, International Communication, and Semiotics. 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. For more details see: https://www.concordia.ca/artsci/about/jobs/limited-term-appointments/2020/LTA- Communication-Studies-5.html If you are interested, please apply. Applications must be received in the Department by no later than April 17, 2020. Applications are to be sent (as a single PDF or Word document) to Donna Stewart at email@example.com Applications include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must include the names of three references. Renewals of returning limited-term appointments are considered first. For inquiries, please contact: Charles Acland Chair, Department of Communication Studies Concordia University, L-CJ 3.239 7141 Sherbrooke Street West Montreal, Quebec H4B 1R6 firstname.lastname@example.org Short-listed candidates will be required to provide an attestation of terminal degree. All applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a brief Employment Equity Survey. Participation in the survey is voluntary. No identifying information about candidates will be shared with hiring committees. Aggregated data shall be used exclusively for the purposes of assessing the diversity in the pool of applicants. Candidates who wish to self-identify as a member of a minority or underrepresented group to the hiring committee may do so in their cover letter or by writing directly to the contact person indicated in this posting. Concordia strives to be an inclusive institution that is welcoming of diverse backgrounds and experiences in order to improve learning, advance research, inspire creativity, and drive productivity. We define diversity broadly to include both ethnic and socio-cultural background and diversity of perspectives, ideologies and traditions. As part of this commitment to providing our students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational environment of a Next-Generation University, we require all applicants to articulate in their cover letter how their professional experiences and expertise have prepared them to conduct innovative research and to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society. These ongoing or anticipated examples can include but are not limited to: teaching about underrepresented populations; mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds; conducting research with underrepresented and/or underserved communities; committee work; offering or organizing educational programming; and participation in training and workshops. Concordia University recognizes the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research excellence and will take them into careful consideration in assessing applications and throughout the selection process. To learn more about working at Concordia, applicants are encouraged to consult the following webpages Concordia Human Resources – Jobs: http://www.concordia.ca/artsci.html Faculty of Arts and Science: http://www.concordia.ca/artsci/coms.html Department of Communication Studies: https://www.concordia.ca/artsci/coms/about/jobs.html Territorial Acknowledgement Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montreal community. Employment Equity Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications. Immigration status All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. While applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, all applications must include one of the following statements: Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada or No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada. Be good, Fenwick McKelvey https://fenwickmckelvey.com Associate Professor, Communication Studies, Concordia University _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: email@example.com List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/ Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php
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