Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - CLTA - Media and Print Culture in East Asia
University of Toronto
The Book and Media Studies Program at St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto invites applications for a two-year contractually limited term appointment (CLTA) at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the area of Media and Print Culture in East Asia beginning September 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter, and ending on August 31, 2024. The successful candidate will be appointed to the Dean’s Office in the Faculty of Arts and Science.
The Book and Media Studies Program, sponsored by the University of St. Michael's College, a Federated University of the University of Toronto, offers both major and minor programs of study within the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Arts and Science. It provides students with an opportunity to study within an interdisciplinary undergraduate program focusing on the history and theory of book history, print culture, broadcasting, and electronic and digital media.
Applicants must have a PhD in Media and Communication studies, East Asian studies, Book History, area studies, or a related discipline, and must be prepared to teach courses on media and print culture in East Asia with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths (https://stmikes.utoronto.ca/program/book-media-studies). Candidates must have teaching experience in a degree granting program, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical inquiry and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.
Evidence of excellence in teaching and a commitment to excellent pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application (with required materials outlined below) as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below (redirects to University of Toronto website). Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; and a complete teaching dossier to include a teaching strong statement, sample syllabi and course materials, and teaching evaluations.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1‐2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.
Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date. At least one reference letter must primarily address the candidate’s teaching.
Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Mike Czobit at email@example.com.
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by July 25, 2022.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.
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