Univ of Ontario Institute of Tech (UOIT) seeks Asst/Assoc Prof in Faculty of Soc Sci & Humanities

Univ of Ontario Institute of Tech (UOIT) seeks Asst/Assoc Prof in Faculty of Soc Sci & Humanities

*Faculty of Social Science and Humanities - Assistant/Associate Professor -
UOIT 11-129*

*Competition No.: UOIT11-129*

*Posting Date: October 12, 2011*

*Closing Date: December 16, 2011*

*Position Title:* *Assistant/Associate Professor, Communication Program*

*Faculty or Department:* *Faculty of Social Science & Humanities*

We invite you to consider joining the University of Ontario Institute of
Technology (UOIT), a research intensive institution with a globally trained
faculty and innovative teaching.

The Faculty of Social Science and Humanities is accepting applications for a
tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in the Communication program
whose research and teaching interests focus on progressive communication in
the information age.  We seek an outstanding colleague with which to
collaborate in areas related to critical organizational communication,
labour studies, political economy, and science and technology studies.
Preference will be given to a candidate whose research profile encompasses
the study of information societies in domains such as but not limited to:
new knowledge economies, participatory culture, e-government and e-society,
immaterial labour, creative industries, gaming, and/or e-health.  In
addition, the successful candidate will be expected to teach existing
undergraduate courses in his or her speciality, as well as core courses that
support our undergraduate major (such as rhetorical and communication
theory, oral communication, and/or research methods) and to develop and
teach topical courses that support our planned MA program

The faculty member will be expected to* *focus on "excellence" in teaching
and learning, an important element of UOIT's academic mission. UOIT offers
its students a technology enhanced learning experience; therefore some
familiarity with online course delivery is an asset for this position. Our
course development support team will assist new faculty with the preparation
and delivery of all course materials.

Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2012 and will continue until
the position is filled. Please send electronically a formal letter of
application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching
interests/experience, an outline of your present and future research agendas
and three letters of recommendation to careers@uoit.ca.  Please indicate the
competition number in the subject line of the email.

UOIT 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. 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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