Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film, Brock University:
Lecturer or Assistant Professor
Deadline: May 2, 2014
Beginn: July 1, 2014
The Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film at Brock University invites applications for a twelve-month Instructional Limited Term Appointment (ILTA) at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2014. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.
The candidate must have a PhD in hand or near completion. This is a teaching position requiring the equivalent of 8 one-semester courses in Media Communication and Popular Culture. The successful candidate may opt to teach the 8 course equivalent in the Fall/Winter term (4 in each term), or 6 courses in Fall/Winter and 2 in the Spring term. The successful candidate is expected to teach from among the following topics: Introduction to Popular Culture, Popular Music and Society, Popular Music and Youth Culture, Audience Studies, Advanced Topics in Digital Culture, Theories of Mass Culture, Taste and Popular Culture. Specific course assignment will be determined by the successful candidate’s preferred teaching pattern.
The deadline for completed applications is May 2, 2014. Applicants should submit a letter of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae and evidence of teaching competence (course evaluations, relevant course outlines), and should arrange for the submission of three letters of reference. Applications (email attachments accepted) should be sent to:
Professor Scott Henderson, Chair
Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film
500 Glenridge Ave.=20
St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at http:www.brocku.ca/webfm_send/26360 and include the completed form with their application.