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[ecrea] Tenure-track position: Assistant Professor in Media Culture and History, the Department of English & Film Studies, University of Alberta

Mon Jul 13 22:01:56 GMT 2015

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 2016.

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 digital.

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.

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/
<mailto:(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.

Link for online application:
Closing Date  - Will remain open until filled.

Terri Tomsky
Assistant Professor
Department of English and Film Studies
University of Alberta

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