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[ecrea] Continuing Lecturer Position, Communication, Simon Fraser University

Thu Jul 19 06:07:02 GMT 2018

Lecturer in the School of Communication

The School of Communication, at Simon Fraser University, invites new applications from outstanding

candidates for a continuing appointment at the rank of Lecturer, beginning in early 2019. This advertisement

is extending the continuing Lecturer search in the School (previous advertisement dated December 15, 2017).

Candidates are expected to have a completed Ph.D. (or Ph.D. near completion) in a relevant subject

area, with substantial experience, and a record of achievement in undergraduate teaching. We are looking

for a scholar with expertise in curriculum development and pedagogy in the field of communication, and

a research publication record. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a clear potential to contribute to

the School’s teaching culture with a strong interest in providing leadership and support for undergraduate

core courses, in particular for engagement with labs and tutorial designs and mentorships of TAs. The

successful candidate will be a leader and innovator in teaching and learning and demonstrate a range and

versatility in undergraduate teaching, in particular in foundational courses in the lower level courses. We

seek someone who demonstrates enthusiasm for teaching foundational undergraduate courses and core

courses in theory and methods. Subfields may include media and culture, technology and society, political

economy and policy, globalization. Candidates should have the ability to teach theoretical concepts and

empirical and applied research.

Situated in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology, the School of Communication is a

national and global leader in the discipline. The School is a dynamic site of research and teaching in

critical communication studies, and in a range of areas, established and emergent, including: media and

culture, technology and society, political economy of global communication, research design and

communication research methods, cultural industries and policy, communication policy and industry,

digital media and culture, visual culture, history of communication, media production, media literacy,

popular culture, applied communication, and more.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents

will be given priority.

Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all

qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities,

and LGBTQ-identified persons. The position is subject to funding and final approval by the SFU

Board of Governors.

Candidates should submit a single pdf including a cover letter (with indication of citizenship and/or

residency status), a curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier (including examples of applied pedagogy),

and a sample of published work, or work prepared for publication, if applicable. In addition, please

provide the names of three references and their email contact information. Please send applications

directly to Brenda Baldwin, Director's Assistant, at (bebaldwi /at/ <mailto:(bebaldwi /at/>, addressed to:

Dr. Peter Chow-White, Director

School of Communication

Simon Fraser University

8888 University Drive

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Review of applications will begin on August 15 and continue until the position is filled.

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