Job posting: York University

The Department of Communication Studies ( invites applications from qualified candidates with a completed PhD in a relevant discipline for a one-year contractually limited appointment to teach in its Critical Technology Studies stream. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three full-year courses, likely: 1) Information and Technology; 2) Feminist Perspectives on Media and Technology; and 3) either Television as Culture and Communication or Resistance and Subversion on the Internet. Candidates must be able to teach effectively in large-lecture formats.

York University is an Affirmation Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Temporary entry for
citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Deadline for receipt of completed applications is May 17, 2010, although late applications may be accepted. The start date is July 1, 2010 or later, unless otherwise specified. The position will terminate June 30, 2011. The position is subject to budgetary approval. E-mail submissions will not be accepted.

All applications must include a covering letter, CV, a writing sample and three letters of reference (which may be sent separately) and should be sent to:

Professor David Skinner, Chair
Department of Communication Studies
Room 3006, TEL
Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
Fax: (416)736-5392