FW: Vacancy_Assistant Professor in the area of Communication and Social Change

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

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