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Tenure-Track Position in Media Production and Media Analysis

Simon Fraser University's School of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of media production and media analysis. Candidates must show the ability to implement research initiatives and develop curricula, which are lab or studio based.

The successful candidate will have expertise within one or more of the areas of soundscape analysis, media analysis, media education, social communication design, digital media and documentary production. Experience as creative media producers and with critical media analysis will be considered an asset.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Communication, or a doctorate in a cognate field, with demonstrated skill in undergraduate teaching in creative and critical research and production practices as well as a willingness to teach in relation to at least two areas of the School's curriculum. Candidates will be expected to supervise, mentor and teach graduate students, and to participate in the governance and affairs of the School.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applications should include a CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, a sample of published work (or a work prepared for publication), a production portfolio where available, and names/contact information for three referees. Applications must be received by 30 April 2007, addressed to: Dr. Martin Laba, Director, School of Communication, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada, V5A 1S6.