Assistant Professor - Digital Media and Global Affairs

Location
Canada, North America
Posted
Jun 30, 2014
Special Filters
Tenured & Tenure-Track

The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Digital Media and Global Affairs. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2015. 


Applicants must have a Ph.D.by date of appointment or shortly thereafter.  Applicants must have innovative research programs and teaching interests in global security, with a particular emphasis on cyber security, and interest or proven ability to work with multi-disciplinary research teams from across engineering and social sciences. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. The School is seeking candidates whose work engages with policy, with a deep understanding of new tools and techniques (such as data mining, analytics and crowd sourcing) and their impact on global security. Applicants must have an excellent theoretical knowledge of the core literature in their disciplines as well as superior research and teaching abilities. The Munk School of Global Affairs is also home to the Citizen Lab, an interdisciplinary laboratory focusing on advanced research and development at the intersection of digital media, global security, and human rights, and we welcome applicants whose research integrates with the Citizen Lab's resources and global network. 


The successful candidate will be fully appointed in the professional Master of Global Affairs (MGA) program at the Munk School, and will be expected to contribute to the core teaching needs of the program. The Master of Global Affairs degree at the Munk School is an exciting, new professional graduate degree designed to equip students with knowledge and skills for careers in government and international institutions, the private sector, and NGOs.

 

Requisition Title:Assistant Professor - Digital Media and Global Affairs - 1401282

 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and a writing sample. If you have questions about this position, please contact munkschool.director@utoronto.ca .  Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.  We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF format.


In addition to the online submission, applicants must also arrange for at least three referees to e-mail letters (PDF format, signed, on letterhead) directly to the department via email to the attention of Professor Janice Stein, Director, Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, care of Sarah Namer at munkschool.director@utoronto.ca . Letters must ARRIVE by the closing date, September 15, 2014. At least one of the three letters should comment on the candidate's teaching.


For more information about the Munk School of Global Affairs please visit us at: www.munkschool.utoronto.ca


The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

 

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

 



The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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

Job Field:Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division:Faculty of Arts and Science
Department:Munk School of Global Affairs
Campus:St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting:Jun 26, 2014
Job Closing:Sep 15, 2014

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