University of Toronto Mississauga — Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Digital Technologies

Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the area of Digital Technologies. This appointment will begin July 1, 2017.

We seek candidates with expertise in Digital Technologies who integrate media theory and digital production with pedagogical research. Candidates must either have: a Ph.D. in computer science, digital humanities, or a specialization in digital technologies, by the time of appointment or soon thereafter; or any combination of an advanced degree and creative professional work in the area of Digital Technologies. Candidates must also have a record of excellence in teaching, and a demonstrated commitment to pedagogical enquiry, curriculum development, and teaching innovation. Evidence of excellence and commitment will be demonstrated by strong letters of reference, teaching evaluations, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application.

The successful candidate will be expected have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Duties include, but are not limited to: developing and delivering courses in coding for new media, media production, programming and databases; running workshops in a variety of web technologies; participating in the development and management of technical labs; demonstrating understanding and application of discipline-related teaching methodologies; and engaging in curriculum development and implementation.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

ICCIT focuses on teaching and research excellence in its four undergraduate programs: Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, Interactive Digital Media, Digital Enterprise Management and Professional Writing and Communication. ICCIT is building a research complement in social networking and communication, interactive and immersive digital media and culture, and the theory and practice of design. The successful applicant will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading university. For information, please visit: www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit.

To be considered for this position, all application materials must be submitted online by October 3, 2016.  To apply, visit:
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1600974.

Applications must include the documents listed below, formatted as 2 attachments with naming convention LastnameFirstname_CV_Statement.pdf, LastnameFirstname_Dossier.pdf, etc.:

  • Attachment 1: Cover Letter and CV
  • Attachment 2: Teaching Dossier (Max. 20 pages, may include list of courses taught, sample syllabi, course evaluation data summary, statement of teaching philosophy, etc.)

Applicants must have three referees send letters of recommendation directly to Professor Anthony Wensley, ICCIT Director, University of Toronto Mississauga via email (on letterhead, signed and scanned) to iccit.utm@utoronto.ca by October 3, 2016. See submission guidelines at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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