Please circulate the following job posting. Thanks. Jean

Ryerson University
Department of Professional Communication
Tenure-Track Positions in Professional Communication

The Department of Professional Communication invites applications for two tenure-stream positions commencing August 1, 2008. Successful candidates will join colleagues in the Department Ė a varied, interdisciplinary and expanding unit Ė to contribute to the development of the Departmentís new strategic path within the Faculty of Communication & Design and the University. 

Specifically at this time, we seek candidates holding a PhD in Communication or in a field relevant to the teaching of communication issues in science, technology, engineering, and business.  They will develop curriculum in this burgeoning area, and have experience teaching large classes. Candidates will be energetic, enterprising individuals who will actively participate in the academic life of the Department and the University and will teach and supervise students in the Departmentís proposed Masterís program in addition to undergraduate courses.  They will be capable of, and interested in, developing a program of research based on incoming expertise and scholarship.

For information, please visit the Departmentís website at, or contact Dr. Ira Levine, Interim Chair, at [log in to unmask] Applications, including a covering letter, statement of teaching philosophy, full curriculum vitae, three referees, and a sample publication, should be forwarded by January 15, 2008 to the Department of Professional Communication, RCC 366, Rogers Communications Centre, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON  M5B 2K3.  

Ryerson University has an employment equity program and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women. Members of designated groups are encouraged to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Jean S. Mason, PhD
Associate Professor
Ryerson University
Rogers Communications Centre
Faculty of Communication & Design
Department of Professional Communication
Graduate Program in Communication and Culture
Tel: 416 979-5000 ext. 6380
Fax: 416 979-5120
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON., M5B 2K3

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