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Teaching Posts at Department of Communication Studies, Concordia University

The Department of Communication Studies at the Concordia University invites applications for limited-term appointments in the area of communication, rhetoric and cultural studies. Successful candidates will teach six courses, mostly from among the following: National Cinema; Documentary Film and Video; Theories of Public Discourse; Discourses of Dissent; Political Communication; Semiotics; The Photographic Image; Media Genres; Media and Cultural History; International Communication; Television Studies; Media and New Technology; Definitions of Media & Technology.

These positions are subject to budgetary approval and need, and are full-time, limited term appointments, normally at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, beginning 15 August 2007 and ending 31 May 2008. Successful candidates will normally be expected to teach three courses per semester. Under the provisions of the CUFA collective agreement, these positions may be renewed twice subject to continued need.

Applications should consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications or creative works, a statement of teaching interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to the department contact.

Review of applications will begin as they are received and will continue until the required position has been filled. All applications should reach the departments no later than 15 March 2007. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Application should be sent to Dr. Maurice Charland, Chair, Communication Studies, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke Street W., Montreal, Qc. H4B 1R6; e-mail: maurice.charland@concordia.ca (inquiries only). E-mail applications will not be accepted.