[Humanist] 29.164 asst professorship at Alberta

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Mon Jul 13 22:40:47 CEST 2015

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 164.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:28:52 -0400
        From: Susan Brown <sbrown at uoguelph.ca>
        Subject: Assistant Professor Position in Media Culture and History / University of Alberta

Assistant Professor 
Faculty of Arts - English & Film Studies 
University of Alberta 

Competition No. -         A110426792 
Closing Date -         Will remain open until filled.         

For application link, visit: 

The Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Media Culture and History , to begin 1 July 2016 . 

Applicants must hold a PhD or be close to completion, and will have a superior teaching and research/publication record relevant to the field. Applications are welcome from candidates working in or across any temporal period and within any theoretical paradigm. We seek candidates with expertise in media old or new—established, emerging, and/or in transition—all broadly conceived: print, audio, oral, visual, or digital. 

Applications will be appraised according to their presentation of innovative research programs that build upon and beyond existing areas of pedagogical and scholarly strength. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent presentation skills and the ability to succeed in the undergraduate and graduate classrooms. The position also calls for a commitment to participation in administrative and committee work. 

Responsibilities include: teaching and occasionally developing undergraduate/graduate courses in this field; building and maintaining an active and specialized research program and procuring funding to support research activities; scholarly publishing in appropriate venues; contributing to service within the Department, Faculty, and University; and supervising and mentoring graduate students. 

The University of Alberta aims to be one of the world’s great universities, by transforming learning, leading ground-breaking research, and uplifting society through new knowledge, leadership, and service. The university plays a key role in the cultural, educational, and business life of the province and in Canada as a whole, through the impact of its integrated mandate of teaching, research, and community service. It serves over 39,000 students in close to 400 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, and boasts the country’s second-largest academic library system, with outstanding research and teaching facilities on five campuses ( www.ualberta.ca  http://www.ualberta.ca/  ). The Faculty of Arts is the university’s oldest faculty and one of the largest research and teaching centres in western Canada ( www.arts.ualberta.ca  http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/  ). The university’s main (North) campus is dramatically situated on the edge of the North Saskatchewan River, in the heart of Edmonton, Alberta’s vibrant, cosmopolitan capital, with a population of approximately one million and an outstanding quality of life ( www.edmonton.ca  http://www.edmonton.ca/  ). 

Apply online by submitting: 

    * a cover letter (include the names of three referees) 
    * a curriculum vitae 
    * a teaching dossier, if available: please attach under the “Statement of Teaching/Research Interests” option 
    * a writing sample to a maximum of 20 pages: please attach under the “List of Publications” option 
    * applicants are further expected to contact their referees and arrange to have them send their letters of reference to the attention of the Chair, Dr. Peter W. Sinnema; these letters should be submitted via e-mail to the Executive Assistant, Roberta Zopf, zopf at ualberta.ca <mailto:zopf at ualberta.ca> . Please enter “MCH” in the subject line. 

Review of applications will start on 2 November 2015 . Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. 

Business Address: 

Department of English and Film Studies 
University of Alberta 
3-5 Humanities Centre 
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 
T6G 2E5 


Susan Brown
Director, Orlando Project; Project Leader, Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory
President, Canadian Society for Digital Humanities/Société canadienne des humanités numériques

Professor                                    		        Visiting Professor
School of English and Theatre Studies   	English and Film Studies
University of Guelph                    		        University of Alberta
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada          	Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E5
519-824-4120 x53266 (office)            		780-492-7803
sbrown at uoguelph.ca                      		susan.brown at ualberta.ca
http://orlando.cambridge.org  http://www.ualberta.ca/ORLANDO   http://www.cwrc.ca

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