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[Commlist] Job: Assistant Professor position(s) in Business Communication
Tue Mar 17 09:04:04 GMT 2020
Assistant Professor, Business & Media Communication
St. Catharines, Main Campus
This position is part of the
BUFA (Employee Group)
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unique opportunities in leadership, teaching, research, student support
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strength and career potential of our employees.
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into our next 50 years and are looking for people with passion, energy,
and a strong desire to help our students achieve their goals.
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Post End Date:
Note to all candidates: This posting will close at 12:01 am on the
date listed .
April 6, 2020
About the position
The Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film at Brock
University invites applications for a full time tenure track position in
Media and Communication Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor to
begin July 1, 2020. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
The Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film offers
four interdisciplinary undergraduate programs. Two of these programs —
Business Communication and Media & Communication — are home to 650
majors. The BA in Business Communication is offered in collaboration
with the Goodman School of Business.
The successful candidate must have a PhD in communication, media
studies, business, or a related discipline and a strong record of
research and teaching that addresses digital technologies and practices
at the intersection of business communication and media industries.
Expertise in the areas of digital platforms and media analytics is of
particular interest. Experience with online, blended, and
applied/experiential pedagogy would be an asset.
Review of applications will begin March 31, 2020. Applications
should be submitted electronically and include a cover letter,
curriculum vitae, and teaching dossier (relevant course outlines,
evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy).
Two confidential letters of reference should be sent via email to:
Dr. Dale Bradley
Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film
(dbradley /at/ brocku.ca)
About Brock University
The Brock University experience is second to none in Canada.
Located in historic Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a
young and modern university in a safe, community-minded city, with
beautiful natural surroundings. With over 18,000 students and more than
100 undergraduate and graduate programs in seven diverse Faculties,
Brock excels at providing exceptional experiential learning
opportunities and highly rated student and campus life experiences.
Brock University’s main campus is situated atop the Niagara
Escarpment, within a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, overlooking the
city of St. Catharines, in the heart of Niagara wine country. The
Niagara region is dotted with landmarks that recognize our nation’s
history and features breathtaking natural beauty and world-famous
attractions. St. Catharines is home to vibrant arts and entertainment
venues, and is a short drive from Toronto, Niagara Falls, and Buffalo,
New York. With one of the warmest climates in Canada, clean, safe
communities, and surprisingly affordable real estate, Niagara is an
exceptional location to call home.
What we Offer
Brock University offers competitive salary and benefits and ample
support for research and sabbaticals. Research resources include;
conference support, start-up funding, subscriptions to major databases
and access to various research funding vehicles. For candidates
considering relocation, moving expenses will be administered according
to the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.
Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the
principles of employment equity and invites applications from all
qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible
minorities, people with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply and to
voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of
their application. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of
one or more designated groups can fill out the Self-Identification
questions included in the questionnaire at the time of application.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian
citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario
Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities
Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the selection process, as outlined
in the Employee Accommodation Policy
Ali Rilstone, Talent Acquisition Consultant, (arilstone /at/ brocku.ca) to
ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process.
Information received relating to accommodation measures will be
It is Brock University’s policy to give consideration to qualified
We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates
selected for an interview will be contacted.
Learn more about Brock University by visiting www.brocku.ca
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