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[ecrea] Assistant Professor Position in Media Culture and History / University of Alberta

Mon Jul 13 18:41:57 GMT 2015

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Assistant ProfessorFaculty of Arts - English & Film StudiesUniversity of
AlbertaCompetition No.  -   *A110426792*Closing Date  -   *Will remain
open until filled.*
The Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta
invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of
Assistant Professor in* Media Culture and History*, to begin 1 July

Applicants must hold a PhD or be close to completion, and will have a
superior teaching and research/publication record relevant to the field.
Applications are welcome from candidates working in or across any
temporal period and within any theoretical paradigm. We seek candidates
with expertise in media old or new—established, emerging, and/or in
transition—all broadly conceived: print, audio, oral, visual, or

Applications will be appraised according to their presentation of
innovative research programs that build upon and beyond existing areas
of pedagogical and scholarly strength.  Successful candidates will
demonstrate excellent presentation skills and the ability to succeed in
the undergraduate and graduate classrooms. The position also calls for a
commitment to participation in administrative and committee work.

Responsibilities include: teaching and occasionally developing
undergraduate/graduate courses in this field; building and maintaining
an active and specialized research program and procuring funding to
support research activities; scholarly publishing in appropriate venues;
contributing to service within the Department, Faculty, and University;
and supervising and mentoring graduate students.

The University of Alberta aims to be one of the world’s great
universities, by transforming learning, leading ground-breaking
research, and uplifting society through new knowledge, leadership, and
service. The university plays a key role in the cultural, educational,
and business life of the province and in Canada as a whole, through the
impact of its integrated mandate of teaching, research, and community
service. It serves over 39,000 students in close to 400 undergraduate,
graduate, and professional programs, and boasts the country’s
second-largest academic library system, with outstanding research and
teaching facilities on five campuses ( The Faculty of
Arts is the university’s oldest faculty and one of the largest research
and teaching centres in western Canada ( The
university’s main (North) campus is dramatically situated on the edge
of the North Saskatchewan River, in the heart of Edmonton, Alberta’s
vibrant, cosmopolitan capital, with a population of approximately one
million and an outstanding quality of life (

 Apply online by submitting:

   - a cover letter (include the names of three referees)
   - a *curriculum vitae*
   - a teaching dossier, if available: please attach under the
“Statement of Teaching/Research Interests” option
   - a writing sample to a maximum of 20 pages: please attach under the
   “List of Publications” option
   - applicants are further expected to contact their referees and
arrange to have them send their letters of reference to the attention
of the Chair, Dr. Peter W. Sinnema; these  letters should be submitted
via e-mail to the Executive Assistant, Roberta Zopf, (zopf /at/
   Please enter “MCH” in the subject line.

Review of applications will start on 2 November 2015. Only those
applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

Business Address:

Department of English and Film Studies
University of Alberta
3-5 Humanities Centre
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
T6G 2E5

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