Posting #: F 02/2013

Assistant Professor
Posted:Feb 15, 2013
Department:Communications, Popular Culture and Film
Employment Status:Probationary Tenure-Track
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Start Date:2013-07-01

Job Summary

The Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film at Brock University invites applications for a probationary tenure-track position in Film Studies. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2013. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.


The Department is seeking candidates who specialize in Canadian Cinema and have additional scholarly and research expertise in the area of Canadian popular culture. The ideal candidate will also have experience teaching a range of courses in film studies including introductory courses. Applicants must have a PhD in film studies or a related discipline, and strong teaching and publication records. The successful candidate will also be eligible to teach and supervise graduate students in the Interdisciplinary M.A. in Popular Culture program.

Notes / To Apply :

With over 650 majors, the Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film offers undergraduate programs in Film Studies, Popular Culture, Media and Communication Studies, and Business Communication. Its innovative M.A. program in Popular Culture is unique in Canada. All of our programs are rooted in a strong tradition of interdisciplinary teaching and research. Brock University has over 18,000 students and 600 faculty members and is located on the Niagara Escarpment in Ontario’s Niagara Region.

The deadline for completed applications is March 30, 2013. Applicants should submit a letter of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae, evidence of effective teaching, a statement of research, and the names and contact information of three persons who may be contacted as references.

Applications should be submitted in hard copy to:

Professor Dale Bradley, Chair
Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film
Brock University
500 Glenridge Ave.
St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at and include the completed form with their application.

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