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[ecrea] Tenure track position in digital social research with expertise in quantitative research methods

Wed Sep 26 21:04:14 GMT 2018

As part of a major expansion in its programs, the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor specializing in digital social research with expertise in quantitative research methods. *Title of the position: *Assistant professor level, but higher ranks will be considered under exceptional circumstances. *Duties: *The functions of a member of the academic staff include, in varying proportions: a) teaching activities; b) scholarly activities revealed by research, artistic or literary creation, or professional work; c) academic service activities, d) supervision of graduate students.

  * The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of
    undergraduate and graduate courses in digital media and
    communication, research methods (introduction to research methods,
    quantitative research methods) and applied quantitative research in
    English and in French.
  * The candidate will be expected to help revise quantitative methods
    courses to reflect innovations and practices in digital social
    research (including basic coding, multidisciplinary training, big
    data analysis, among other relevant topics)
  * The candidate will be expected to implement a research program in
    communication that will lead to scholarly publications and which has
    the potential of attracting graduate students and external funding,
    to supervise graduate students writing theses or research papers, to
    establish a research lab, and to participate in the administrative
    duties of the department.

*Terms: *Tenure-track position
*Wage*:  Salary scale for an Assistant Professor starts at $82,944
*Benefits package:* The University of Ottawa provides a complete benefits package which includes long term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance, as well as relocation expenses. *Location of work: *Department of Communication, University of Ottawa, 55 Laurier East Av., 11^th floor Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5 *Contact information: *Dr. Jenepher Lennox Terrion, Faculty of Arts, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5.   (cmndir /at/ Telephone: 613-562-2517.
*Skills requirements:*
*Education: *Ph.D. or equivalent in Communication or in a closely related field.
*Work experience: *

  * Candidates must have an excellent record of research and
    peer-reviewed publications in the field of digital social research
    and communication. Relevant areas of expertise may include, but are
    not limited to: digital surveillance, data privacy, algorithmic
    society, artificial intelligence, digital changes in the workplace,
    interpersonal relationships and the internet, digital politics, and
    digital campaigning.
  * Candidates must have extensive training in quantitative methods and
    statistics in the field of communication.
  * Candidates must be actively engaged in the use and testing of
    quantitative research methods.
  * Candidates should be prepared to integrate into a research lab
    and/or develop a strong research program in which the quantitative
    study of digital media or digital change in organizations and/or
    relationships could be conducted.
  * Active knowledge of French and English will be required by tenure.
  * Evidence of excellence in teaching in communication or a related
    discipline, particularly quantitative research methodologies and
    statistics, is required.
  * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  * Experience supervising graduate students is an asset.

*Application deadline: October 19, 2018*
Applications should be submitted by mail or electronically and be comprised of a one- page cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier including student evaluations, and two samples of written work. In addition, three confidential letters of reference should be sent directly by the referees to:
Jenepher Lennox Terrion, Ph.D.
The Department of Communication
University of Ottawa
55 Laurier East Av., 11^th floor
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1N6N5
(cmndir /at/
Short-listed candidates will be invited to do a research presentation and a teaching demonstration in front of professors and students. For more detail on our programs, please visit

/All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Relations at 613-562-5958. Any information you send will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence./
/The University of Ottawa is proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to staff members and to their spouses in their second official language. At the time of tenure, professors are expected to have the ability to function in a bilingual setting./

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