[CITASA] Academic Job Postings: Asst Prof of Culture & New Media/Assoc Prof of Media Theory

Jessica Eylon jessica.eylon at utoronto.ca
Fri Aug 22 14:05:10 EDT 2014


The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology at the
University of Toronto Mississauga is currently accepting applications for
the two academic jobs:

Assistant Professor ­ Culture and New Media
Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT)
 

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology
(ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga  invites applications for
a tenure-stream position in the area of Culture and New Media at the rank
of Assistant Professor. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2015.

We seek a candidate to build on the strengths of the Institute through
research that examines the intersection of culture and new media in
relation to the social, political, and economic dimensions of life in both
Canada and abroad. We are particularly interested in individuals doing
work in areas like digital culture, surveillance studies, and
globalization. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree by the
appointment start date (or shortly thereafter) in a related field and have
a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research. The
successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses
focusing on culture and new media and s/he will have a graduate
appointment in one of the University¹s tri-campus graduate departments.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
 

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology at the
University of Toronto Mississauga focuses on teaching and research
excellence in its four undergraduate programs: Communication, Culture and
Information Technology (CCIT), Interactive Digital Media (IDM), Digital
Enterprise Management (DEM), and Professional Writing and Communication
(PWC). Currently, ICCIT is building a research complement in social
networking and communication, interactive and immersive digital media and
culture, and the theory and practice of design, with an emphasis on all
aspects of digital media. ICCIT is also actively engaged with the
community and profit and non-profit organizations.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking on the
link below. Submission guidelines can be found at:
http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We
recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS
Word files in the following format:

1) Letter, CV, and research & teaching statements
2) Publications 

Applicants must have three referees send signed letters directly to
Professor Anthony Wensley, Director, ICCIT, University of Toronto
Mississauga via email
to iccit.utm at utoronto.ca by the closing date, November 21, 2014.

For more information on the Institute of Communication, Culture,
Information and Technology, please visit our website:
http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit
 
To apply online please click:
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=14
01667 
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401667All>


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its
community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group
members,
women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual
minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further
diversification
of ideas. 

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Associate Professor ­ Media Theory
Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT)

 
The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology
(ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications in
the area of Media Theory at the rank of Associate Professor. The
appointment will commence on July 1, 2015.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field and must demonstrate a
record of excellence in research and teaching, have an established
reputation in the field, and have an active record of publication in the
area of critical communication studies. We seek scholars from a wide range
of analytical approaches to media theory, including communication studies,
information studies, science and technology studies, cultural studies,
queer/feminist theory, political economy, political science, and policy
studies.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in
her/his area of specialization and must be experienced in educating and
mentoring graduate students, junior researchers and/or professionals. The
successful candidate¹s graduate appointment will be in one of the
University¹s tri-campus graduate departments. Previous administrative
experience, and experience in developing new curricula at both the
graduate and undergraduate levels, would be assets. Salary will be
commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology at the
University of Toronto Mississauga focuses on teaching and research
excellence in its four undergraduate programs: Communication, Culture,
Information and Technology (CCIT), Interactive Digital Media (IDM),
Digital Enterprise Management (DEM), and Professional Writing and
Communication (PWC). Currently, the ICCIT is building a research
complement in social networking and communication, interactive and
immersive digital media and culture, and the theory and practice of
design, with an emphasis on all aspects of digital media. ICCIT is also
actively engaged with the community and profit and non-profit
organizations.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking on the
link below. Submission guidelines can be found at:
http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents
into one or two files in PDF/MS Word files in the following format:

1) Letter, CV, and research & teaching statements
2) Publications 

Applicants should also provide the names and contact details of three
referees in their application. All application materials must be submitted
online by the closing date, October 17, 2014.

For more information on the Institute of Communication, Culture,
Information and Technology, please visit our website:
http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit
 
To apply online please click:
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=14
01669

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its
community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group
members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of
sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further
diversification of ideas.


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Office of the ICCIT Director
Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology
University of Toronto Mississauga
Room 3014A, CCT Building
3359 Mississauga Rd
Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6
Tel: 905-569-4489
Fax: 905-569-4734
www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit
iccit.utm at utoronto.ca






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