> 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
> Communication
> and Social Change.
> Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. with research specialization related
> to
> communication and social change, such as the following fields: social
> historical
> approaches to the transition from old to newer media, including industries and
> regulatory
> regimes; issues around urban communication, environmental communication,
> and/or
> health communication; communication and the transformation in gender, labour,
> and
> other forms of social power relations; advocacy and/or activist communication;
> public
> or political communication in relation to social change.
> Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, research and service.
> In
> addition to having an active research agenda in the field of communication and
> social
> change, including scholarly publications, the qualified candidate will have
> experience
> teaching in the field.
> 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), and the
> names/contact
> information for three referees. Applications must be received by July 15,
> 2009,
> addressed to:
> Dr. Martin Laba, Director
> School of Communication
> Simon Fraser University
> 8888 University Drive
> Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
> Canada
> http://www.cmns.sfu.ca/

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