Job: Assistant Professor in Digital Culture (Tenure-track) – McMaster University, Canada

The Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada has posted a tenure-track position in Digital Culture. The description is below. The ad can also be found at:

Please contact Andrew Mactavish ( if you have any questions.

Tenure-Track Position, Assistant Professor Level — Digital Culture

The Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia at McMaster University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin July 1, 2011. The appointment will be in the communication studies program. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in digital culture plus one or more of the following: environment and communication, gender/feminist theory in communication, alternative media/media activism, or communication policy/law.

The current minimum salary at the rank of Assistant Professor is $60,997 per annum. McMaster University is a research-intensive university and the department of Communication Studies and Multimedia engages in professional and academic teaching, scholarly research and new media arts production. The Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia brings together scholars and artists engaged with diverse communities of practice.

The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate level in communication studies, in the MA Program in Communication and New Media; and will participate in the development of a PhD Program.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, three letters of reference, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, sample course outlines, teaching evaluations, portfolio of relevant work, if applicable, and a work sample (published scholarly essay and artist statement, if applicable). All documentation submitted in support of your application becomes the property of the University and is not returnable. Please submit applications to:

Dr. Graham Knight
Chair, Department of Communication Studies & Multimedia
McMaster University
1280 Main St. West, TSH 330
Hamilton, ON L8S 4M2

Applications received by February 15, 2011 will be assured of full consideration. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to reach the department by the same date.

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