The School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University invites applications from qualified candidates for a preliminary (tenure track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2018. Deadline for the receipt of applications is Friday, October 27, 2017.
Candidates should demonstrate strong potential to become leading researchers in the area of communication, politics, and policy. Candidates may work in a variety of sub-fields, draw on a range of theoretical and methodological approaches, and focus on Canadian or global/international issues. We are particularly interested in applications from scholars whose research activity and teaching interests engages critically with one or more of the following:
- Media technologies and election campaigns
- Communication and public/civic engagement
- Media, gender and politics
- Communications policy
- Cultural policy
- Political rhetoric
- Propaganda and populism
- Political activism/advocacy
- Digital diplomacy
- Media and development
The successful candidate will be expected to conduct high quality research, participate broadly in teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute actively to the service culture of the School, Faculty, and University.
The Communication and Media Studies program is located within the School of Journalism and Communication, offering programs of study leading to undergraduate (Bachelor of Communication & Media Studies) and graduate (Master of Arts, PhD) degrees. Our approach to both research and the teaching of communication and media studies is broad and interdisciplinary, focusing on communication theory and history, and the critical analysis of media and communication industries, institutions, practices, and texts.