Job opening: Assistant Professor, Culture and New Media, University of Toronto

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a tenure-stream position in the area of Culture and New Media at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2015.


We seek a candidate to build on the strengths of the Institute through research that examines the intersection of culture and new media in relation to the social, political, and economic dimensions of life in both Canada and abroad. We are particularly interested in individuals doing work in areas like digital culture, surveillance studies, and globalization. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree by the appointment start date (or shortly thereafter) in a related field and have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses focusing on culture and new media and s/he will have a graduate appointment in one of the University’s tri-campus graduate departments. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology at the University of Toronto Mississauga focuses on teaching and research excellence in its four undergraduate programs: Communication, Culture and Information Technology (CCIT), Interactive Digital Media (IDM), Digital Enterprise Management (DEM), and Professional Writing and Communication (PWC). Currently, ICCIT is building a research complement in social networking and communication, interactive and immersive digital media and culture, and the theory and practice of design, with an emphasis on all aspects of digital media. ICCIT is also actively engaged with the community and profit and non-profit organizations.


All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking on the link below. Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word files in the following format:


1) Letter, CV, and research & teaching statements


2) Publications


Applicants must have three referees send signed letters directly to Professor Anthony Wensley, Director, ICCIT, University of Toronto Mississauga via email to by the closing date, November 21, 2014.


For more information on the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, please visit our website:


To apply online please click:


The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


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


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