[Air-L] [JOB] Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Communication, Politics, and Policy

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Assistant Professor (tenure track) in  Communication, Politics, and Policy
Carleton University


The School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University
invites applications from qualified candidates for a preliminary
(tenure track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to
begin July 1, 2018. Deadline for the receipt of applications is
Friday, October 27, 2017.

Candidates should demonstrate strong potential to become leading
researchers in the area of communication, politics, and policy.
Candidates may work in a variety of sub-fields, draw on a range of
theoretical and methodological approaches, and focus on Canadian or
global/international issues. We are particularly interested in
applications from scholars whose research activity and teaching
interests engages critically with one or more of the following:

Media technologies and election campaigns
Communication and public/civic engagement
Media, gender and politics
Communications policy
Cultural policy
Political rhetoric
Propaganda and populism
Political activism/advocacy
Digital diplomacy
Media and development

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct high quality
research, participate broadly in teaching and mentoring of
undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute actively to the
service culture of the School, Faculty, and University.

The Communication and Media Studies program is located within the
School of Journalism and Communication, offering programs of study
leading to undergraduate (Bachelor of Communication & Media Studies)
and graduate (Master of Arts, PhD) degrees. Our approach to both
research and the teaching of communication and media studies is broad
and interdisciplinary, focusing on communication theory and history,
and the critical analysis of media and communication industries,
institutions, practices, and texts.


Qualified candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Communication or a
related discipline by the date of the appointment. However,
outstanding ABD candidates who are close to completion may also be
considered. Candidates should provide evidence of theoretical and
methodological sophistication, possess an emerging publication record
and demonstrate potential to attract external funding, graduate
students and postdoctoral fellows. Consistent with Carleton
University’s focus on teaching excellence, the successful candidate
will be committed to developing innovative approaches to pedagogy,
encouraging creative and critical inquiry, and empowering students to
become active citizens.

 Application instructions:

Candidates should prepare a zipped electronic dossier that includes a
signed cover letter; current curriculum vitae; a 2-3 page statement
describing current and future research plans; a sample undergraduate
and graduate course outline that draws from our existing curricula;
one writing sample; and the names and contact information of 3
referees. Candidates who are selected for an interview will be asked
to arrange for letters of reference and should advise their referees
of this possibility.

Applications must be submitted electronically to Ms. Carole Craswell,
Administrator, School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton
University: Carole.Craswell at Carleton.ca.

Please ensure application materials are addressed to Dr. Josh
Greenberg, Director, School of Journalism and Communication, 4302C
Richcraft Hall, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa,
Ontario, Canada, K1S 5B6.

Inquiries about the position can be made via email to:
Joshua.Greenberg at Carleton.ca.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or
permanent resident of Canada.

About Carleton University:

Join our intellectual and collaborative community of scholars.
Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching
institution with a national and international reputation as a leader
in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. To
learn more about our University and the City of Ottawa, please visit

Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity
within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment,
and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the
further diversification of our University including, but not limited
to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples;
persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation or
gender identity and expressions.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair of
the Search Committee as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation
requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are
subject to budgetary approval.


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