Communication Studies and Multimedia - Assistant Professor

McMaster University

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-06-14

Assistant Professor - Contractually Limited Appointment

The Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia invites applications for an eleven (11) month, contractually limited position, to begin August 1, 2013 at the rank of Assistant Professor. Preference will be given to applicants qualified to teach the following courses: 2C03 Communication Theory, 2G03 Performance & Performativity, 3K03 Understanding Audiences, 4P03 Social Activism, 2BB3 Communication & Culture, 4C03 Issue in Performance Studies, 4P03 Social Activism and 4D03 International Communications. The starting salary for a one-year appointment for an Assistant Professor is $66,905.00 and for this appointment will be pro-rated accordingly.

McMaster University is a student focused, research-intensive university with a clear purpose: the discovery, communication and preservation of knowledge and has a long standing reputation as Canada's most innovative university.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Communication Studies, in hand or near completion by the starting date, previous teaching experience and demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in communication studies. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the research and administrative activities of the department.

Applications should include: a letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and practice, an indication of successful university level teaching (course outlines for courses previously taught, summaries of student evaluations, etc.), and the names and complete contact information for three referees. Candidates must arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly to the address below.

Applications and supporting documentation should be addressed to:

Prof. Robert Hamilton, Chair
Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia
McMaster University - TSH 330
1280 Main West
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M2

Complete applications, including supporting documentation, which are received by June 30, 2013 will be assured of full consideration. All documentation submitted in support of your application becomes the property of the University and is not returnable.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.


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