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[Commlist] vacancy Professor in Social Communication

Thu Aug 15 08:13:08 GMT 2019

Professor in Social Communication (Tenure-track position))

Administrative Unit : Faculty of Human Sciences
Supervisor : Dean
Hours : 35.00

Functions :

Established in 1848, Saint Paul University is the founding college of the University of Ottawa, with which it has been federated since 1965. Bilingual and on a human scale, it offers programs in canon law, conflict studies, counselling and psychotherapy, human relations, philosophy, public ethics, social communication, social innovation, and theology. Saint Paul University seeks to promote excellence in teaching, research and professional formation at the international, national, and local levels.

The Faculty of Human Sciences is seeking an assistant professor in a tenure-track position in the School of Social Communication, beginning January 2020.

Saint Paul University's School of Social Communication’s programs aim to develop competent communicators and critical thinkers for a wide range of organizations, through a blend of theoretical and practical courses.

Nature of the position:

Teaching in both official languages;
Supporting students from a variety of backgrounds in their academic journey;
Active research program; and
Participation in meetings of Faculty Council and other committees at the Faculty and University level.

Experience :

Required qualifications:

A doctorate (Ph.D.) in communication or a related field, preferably with a specialization in media and communication studies or strategic communications; Academic publications and a research program in the areas of media studies and communication studies and/or strategic communications; Bilingualism (written/oral) - ability to teach in English and French at the undergraduate level; For media and communication specialist, demonstrated ability to teach in some of the following areas: Communications for Sustainable Development; Media and Great Social Debates; Conceptions of Society; Mass Communication; Communication Research and Methodology; For strategic communication specialist, demonstrated ability to teach in some of the following areas: Communication and Organizations; Public relations; Social marketing; Organizational Communication; Argumentation and Persuasion; Interpersonal Communication; Strategic Communication Tools; and
An asset: have professional experience in one or both related fields.


Salary and promotion are based on the current Collective Agreement.
Starting date: January 1, 2020.
Application deadline: September 3, 2019 or until position is filled

This announcement is directed primarily but not exclusively to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Saint Paul University encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities.

Applicants should send a cover letter addressing how they meet the requirements for the position, a curriculum vitae, the names of three persons who can provide references upon request, and three samples of their publications to: (humansciences /at/

Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Sheenagh Pietrobruno, Director, School of Social Communications ((spietrobruno /at/ Review of applications will begin on September 4, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Only applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted.

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