Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, Digital Technologies

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. The position start date is July 1, 2018.

We seek candidates with expertise in digital technologies who integrate the application of computational coding in media production. Candidates must either have: a Ph.D. in informatics, computer science, engineering, 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. Candidates must also have: a record of excellence in teaching; demonstrated commitment to pedagogical inquiry; curriculum development; teaching innovation; and be well-informed of industry trends. Evidence of excellence and commitment will be demonstrated by strong letters of reference, teaching evaluations, and a teaching dossier.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

ICCIT focuses on teaching and research excellence in its three undergraduate programs: Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, Digital Enterprise Management and Professional Writing and Communication. ICCIT is building a research complement in critical communication, interactive and immersive digital media and culture, the theory and practice of communication; and new media 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 November 1, 2017. Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

Applications must include the documents listed below, formatted as 3 attachments with naming convention LastnameFirstname_CV_Statement.pdf, LastnameFirstname_Writing.pdf, etc.:

Attachment 1: Cover Letter, CV and Research Statement
Attachment 2: Writing Sample (ONE peer-reviewed, first- or sole-author scholarly work demonstrating significant contribution to field of Digital Technologies; do not submit entire doctoral theses)
Attachment 3: 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 the closing date, November 1, 2017.

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.

Please apply for this job opening on the University of Toronto website: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1701272