Lecturer in the School of Communication (Repost)
Simon Fraser University
The School of Communication, at Simon Fraser University, invites new applications from outstanding candidates for a continuing appointment at the rank of Lecturer, beginning in early 2019. This advertisement is extending the continuing Lecturer search in the School (previous advertisement dated December 15, 2017).
Candidates are expected to have a completed Ph.D. (or Ph.D. near completion) in a relevant subject
area, with substantial experience, and a record of achievement in undergraduate teaching. We are looking
for a scholar with expertise in curriculum development and pedagogy in the field of communication, and
a research publication record. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a clear potential to contribute to
the School’s teaching culture with a strong interest in providing leadership and support for undergraduate
core courses, in particular for engagement with labs and tutorial designs and mentorships of TAs. The successful candidate will be a leader and innovator in teaching and learning and demonstrate a range and versatility in undergraduate teaching, in particular in foundational courses in the lower level courses. We
seek someone who demonstrates enthusiasm for teaching foundational undergraduate courses and core courses in theory and methods. Subfields may include media and culture, technology and society, political economy and policy, globalization. Candidates should have the ability to teach theoretical concepts and empirical and applied research.
Situated in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology, the School of Communication is a
national and global leader in the discipline. The School is a dynamic site of research and teaching in
critical communication studies, and in a range of areas, established and emergent, including: media and culture, technology and society, political economy of global communication, research design and communication research methods, cultural industries and policy, communication policy and industry,
digital media and culture, visual culture, history of communication, media production, media literacy,
popular culture, applied communication, and more. www.sfu.ca/communication
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens 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, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities,
and LGBTQ-identified persons. The position is subject to funding and final approval by the SFU
Board of Governors.
Candidates should submit a single pdf including a cover letter (with indication of citizenship and/or residency status), a curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier (including examples of applied pedagogy),
and a sample of published work, or work prepared for publication, if applicable. In addition, please
provide the names of three references and their email contact information. Please send applications
directly to Brenda Baldwin, Director's Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org, addressed to:
Dr. Peter Chow-White, Director
School of Communication
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
Review of applications will begin on August 15 and continue until the position is filled.
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