[Air-L] Position Available UOIT, Canada

Mark D. Johns mjohns at luther.edu
Tue Feb 23 14:16:58 PST 2010

Posted on behalf of one of my Canadian friends...

Faculty of Criminology, Justice and Policy Studies - Communication - 

Competition Number: UOIT10-18

Posting date: February 16, 2010

Faculty of Criminology, Justice and Policy Studies (to be renamed: 
Faculty of Social Science and Humanities July, 2010)

We invite you to consider joining the University Of Ontario Institute Of 
Technology's (UOIT) globally trained faculty as we further our 
reputation as a leading learning environment that delivers innovative 

The Faculty of Criminology, Justice and Policy Studies (Faculty of 
Social Sciences and Humanities) is accepting applications for a 
tenure-track Associate, a tenured Associate or tenured Professor 
position at a senior level in Communication.  A successful new BA in 
Communication program was launched at UOIT in 2007 and an MA in 
Communication (Professional) program is planned for 2011. In support of 
this rapid expansion we invite applications for a core faculty position 
from candidates with a PhD in Communication and several years of 
experience in teaching (including graduate level courses and 
supervision), research and administration.  The successful candidate 
will take on a leadership role within the Communication program and will 
oversee the launch of the upcoming MA.

While all candidates with expertise and experience in various areas of 
Communication Studies are encouraged to apply, we are especially 
interested in hiring faculty who can teach in the areas of 
Organizational Communication, International Communication, Business and 
Professional Writing, or the Social, Political and Economic impact of 
ICTs. Demonstrated leadership skills which can be used to help build a 
strong Communication program, as well as an active research agenda are, 
however, the main qualifications for this position. Experience 
supervising graduate students is preferred. Applications from mid-career 
and senior scholars are encouraged.

UOIT has a 21st-century vision of teaching and learning excellence. Our 
educational philosophy is to challenge, to encourage innovation, and to 
connect our faculty, students and the community while respecting the 
best practice traditions of Canada's established universities. You will 
be welcomed by an enthusiastic, hard-working team of colleagues 
committed to making your new career at UOIT an enriching and rewarding 
experience. As UOIT offers its' students a technology enhanced learning 
experience, some familiarity with online course delivery is an asset for 
this position. Our course development support teams will assist new 
faculty with the preparation and delivery of all course materials.

The Faculty of Criminology (Social Science and Humanities) offers 
Bachelor of Arts  degrees in Communication, Criminology and Justice , 
Legal Studies, Public Policy, and a Master of Arts (MA)  in Criminology.

Review of applications will begin on April 5, 2010 and will continue 
until the position is filled. Please send electronically a formal letter 
of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy 
and interests, an outline of your present and future research agendas, 
and the names of three referees to: careers at uoit.ca  Please indicate the 
competition number in the subject line of the e-mail. Candidates for the 
full Professor position are required to submit the names of four referees.

The University Of Ontario Institute Of Technology is strongly committed 
to diversity within its community, and welcomes applications from 
qualified visible minority group members, Aboriginal persons, persons 
with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may 
contribute to further the diversification of ideas. The University Of 
Ontario Institute Of Technology is located in a region experiencing one 
of the highest growth rates both in Canada and globally. UOIT also 
offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live near one of 
the most diverse cities in the world, Toronto. All qualified candidates 
are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will 
be given priority.

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