SFU tenure-track production job (Vancouver)

Please circulate the enclosed ad for a tenure-track position in production and media analysis at the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University.

We welcome potential job candidates to send us their applications (note the wide range of possible specialisations).

School of Communication

The School of Communication at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of media production and media analysis. The candidates must show the ability to implement research initiatives and develop curricula, which are lab or studio based. The successful candidate will have expertise within one or more of the areas of soundscape analysis, media analysis, media education, social communication design, digital media and documentary production.

Experience as creative media producers and with critical media analysis will be considered an asset.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Communication, or a doctorate in a cognate field, with demonstrated skill in undergraduate teaching in creative and critical research and production practices as well as a willingness to teach in relation to at least two areas of the School's curriculum. Candidates will be expected to supervise, mentor and teach graduate students, and to participate in the governance and affairs of the School.

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

Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, gay men and lesbians. All appointments are subject to funding. Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see

http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/ Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html

Applications should include a CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, a sample of published work (or a work prepared for publication), a production portfolio where available, and the names and contact information for three referees. Applications must be received by Thursday May 10, 2007, addressed to:

Dr. Martin Laba, Director

School of Communication

Simon Fraser University

8888 University Drive

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6




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