[CITASA] ICCIT Faculty Posting: Assistant Professor – Data Analytics and New Media (University of Toronto Mississauga)

UTM ICCIT iccit.utm at utoronto.ca
Fri Aug 14 09:29:09 EDT 2015

Assistant Professor – Data Analytics and New Media

Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT)

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Data Analytics and New Media. This appointment will begin July 1, 2016.

Candidates must demonstrate a record of excellence in researching new media using a computational social science approach. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Social or Computer Science, or a related field, by date of appointment or shortly thereafter. Evidence of excellence in research will be demonstrated through publications in leading journals, presentations at competitive conferences, awards, and strong endorsements by referees. Candidates will also need to demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching, as demonstrated through teaching materials submitted as part of the application and from the reference letters. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, externally funded research program. The candidate will teach undergraduate courses focusing on data analytics and computational approaches to new media, and will have a graduate appointment in one of the University of Toronto’s tri-campus graduate departments.

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) 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). 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. The successful applicant will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading university. For information visit our website: www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit<http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit>.

To be considered for this position, all application materials must be submitted online by October 19, 2015. To apply, visit: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1500975

Applications must include the documents listed below, formatted as 3 attachments with naming convention LastnameFirstname_ CV_Statement.pdf, LastnameFirstname_Writing.pdf, etc.:

Attachment 1: Cover Letter, CV and Research Statement
Attachment 2: Writing Sample (ONE peer-reviewed, first- or sole-author scholarly work demonstrating significant contribution to field of computational social science; do not submit entire doctoral theses)
Attachment 3: Teaching Materials (Max. 20 pages, may include list of courses taught, sample syllabi, course evaluation data summary, statement of teaching philosophy, etc.)

Applicants must have three referees send signed letters directly to Professor Anthony Wensley, ICCIT Director, University of Toronto Mississauga via email to iccit.utm at utoronto.ca<mailto:iccit.utm at utoronto.ca> by the closing date, October 19, 2015.

Further submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

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.

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

Office of the Director
Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology (ICCIT)
Room 3014A, CCT Building
University of Toronto Mississauga
3359 Mississauga Rd
Mississauga, ON L5L1C6
iccit.utm at utoronto.ca
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