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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
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    Careers are Built at Brock.

As a Top Employer in Hamilton-Niagara, Brock University offers unique opportunities in leadership, teaching, research, student support services, and administration. We have a history of developing the strength and career potential of our employees.

We are on the cusp of something new and exciting. We are launching into our next 50 years and are looking for people with passion, energy, and a strong desire to help our students achieve their goals.

    Experience Brock, experience success.

    Experience the Benefits of Working at Brock.

Learning and career development are natural elements of an academic environment. At Brock, career development is ingrained in our culture. On average, 45- 60% of our staff position hires are a result of internal movement**. Our Senior Leadership, Staff, and Faculty help drive our collaborative culture. Learn more about how our employees feel about their employment experience at Brock University by visiting

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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

    Brock University

    (dbradley /at/

    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.

    Our Geography

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 Please advise:

Ali Rilstone, Talent Acquisition Consultant, (arilstone /at/ to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

It is Brock University’s policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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