Assistant Professor, Bachelor of Communication Studies
Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications 

The Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications (FFAC) at MacEwan University invites applications for a continuing position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an appointment date of July 1, 2014 or soon after, subject to final budgetary approval.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Communication, Journalism, or a related field and be able to teach a variety of courses in the Bachelor of Communication Studies (BCS) program. The new hire must have the versatility to teach in both the core courses and in the two major streams -- professional communication and journalism. Priority will be given to candidates who can teach in some or all of the following areas: digital media production, social media, data journalism, organizational communication, communication theory, media studies, political economy of communication, and editing.

The ideal candidate will have a strong record of teaching at a post-secondary level, experience working as a journalist or as a communication professional, and a record of ongoing and promising scholarship in the field of communication.

Applicants should be highly collaborative, collegial, and eager to make a positive contribution to the growth of the degree. The successful candidate must be prepared to assume a leadership role in further developing and expanding the program.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae with supporting documentation (a sample of recent teaching evaluations) and the names of three referees. Please direct any questions to Dr. Rey Rosales, search committee chair at

This position is included under the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date Open until a suitable candidate is found. Review of applications will start in February 2014.
Competition No. 13.12.151
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