Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Job posting: Brock U Assistant Professor

Department of Communications, Popular Culture and Film

The Department of Communications, Popular Culture and Film at Brock University invites applications for a Limited Term Appointment in Popular Culture at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2006. The position is subject to final budgetary approval. A thriving interdisciplinary unit with more than 750 majors, the department offers undergraduate degrees in Communications Studies, Film Studies and Popular Culture (for more information see our website: A PhD in a discipline relevant to Popular Culture is required, together with evidence of successful teaching experience and research potential. Applicants should be prepared to teach four half-credit courses in Popular Culture drawn from the following list:

PCUL 1F92 Introduction to Popular Culture
PCUL 2F92 Popular Narrative
PCUL 2P21 Canadian Popular Culture
PCUL 2P30 Popular Entertainment
PCUL 2P70 Popular Music and Society
FILM 2P94 Popular Cinema
PCUL 3P96 Issues in Popular Culture
PCUL 4P23 Research on Media & Popular Culture
PCUL 4P40 Popular Culture and Local Identity
PCUL 4P70 Advanced Studies in Popular Music

Applicants should submit by April 21, 2006 a letter of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae, summaries of teaching evaluations, selected reprints and preprints of published work, and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Prof. Nick Baxter-Moore, Appointments Committee Chair, Department of Communications, Popular Culture and Film, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is committed to a positive action policy aimed at reducing a gender imbalance among faculty; qualified female and male candidates are equally encouraged to apply. More information on Brock University can be found on the University's website


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