Assistant Professor Communication Studies York University‏

Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream – Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Communication Studies, York University
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Communication Studies
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: 1 July 2013

Applications are invited for a position in critical communication studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective 1 July 2013. A PhD in a relevant discipline is required. Applicants must have an active research program in the area and demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in scholarly publication in the field of communication studies. Applicants must also demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching at all levels, in an interdisciplinary context. Preference will be given to those with expertise in one or more of: global communication, communication policy, digital capitalism or diasporic media. The successful candidate will be prepared to participate actively in the administration and development of the Department, and in the Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Applicants should submit a signed letter of application, an updated curriculum vitae and a writing sample, and have three confidential letters of reference sent, by 30 October 2012, to: Professor Kevin Dowler, Chair, Department of Communication Studies, 3019 TEL Building, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3.

Posting End Date: 30 October 2012