Faculty Search – Associate/Full Professor – Communication
The Faculty of Information, more commonly known as the iSchool, at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position in the area of communication at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The appointment will commence on January 1, 2012. Rank and salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
We seek candidates with demonstrated excellent research and teaching abilities in one or more areas of communication that are relevant to an iSchool. Possible areas of focus include:
(i) Communication and culture studies;
(ii) Political economy of information/communication;
(iii) Information/communication policy;
(iv) Media literacy.
The candidate’s research should fit with and extend the Faculty’s focus and mission. The iSchool at the University of Toronto is a research-led Faculty educating the next generation of professional and academic leaders in Information who join us in transforming society through collaboration, innovation and knowledge creation. The Faculty shares the perspective that society's information practices are being reconfigured and transformed by material shifts in information/communication infrastructures in conjunction with political and cultural shifts in our attitudes toward information as a socio-technical phenomenon, raising significant ethical and policy challenges.
We seek an outstanding scholar with a proven record of scholarship, experience with multidisciplinary research, evidence of excellence in teaching, and a PhD (or equivalent). The candidate is expected to be experienced in educating and mentoring graduate students, junior researchers and/or professionals. Experience in developing new curricula at both the graduate and undergraduate levels would be an asset.
Applicants should send curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, copies of three representative papers/publications, a statement outlining current and future research interests, and a list of three references to the address below.
Application deadline is March 31, 2011 but the search will remain open until the position is filled.
Electronic submission is strongly preferred. You may submit your application online by clicking on the following link: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1100121
If you prefer not to apply online, please submit your application and other materials to the following address:
Please include [FISearch - Comm.] at the beginning of the subject line.