Assistant Professor in Cultural Studies of Digital Media and Technology, University of Toronto at Mississauga

The Institute of Communication and Culture (ICC) at the University of Toronto at Mississauga seeks applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Cultural Studies of Digital Media and Technology with an emphasis on Visual Cultural and Communication. The successful candidate will be associated with programs in the Centre for Visual and Media Culture (CVMC) and in Communication, Culture and Information Technology (CCIT). Appointment will begin on July 1, 2007.We are seeking a specialist with an emphasis on emerging media and technologies as well as demonstrated theoretical sophistication in cultural studies of digital media and technology with an emphasis on visual culture and communication.

Applications are invited from scholars in a variety of disciplines including cultural studies, media and communication studies, art history, visual culture, humanities in computing, information studies, science and technology studies, and comparative literature, among others. Humanities based scholars and those with interdisciplinary interests are preferred. Ph.D. required. The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in visual culture and communication (including the introductory course) as well as courses in the CCIT programs dependent on the candidate’s areas of interest.

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