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JOB: Assistant Professor in New Media Criticism and History, Ontario College of Art & Design

The Ontario College of Art & Design, one of Canada’s leading

institutions for advanced education in art and design, currently
requires outstanding scholars/researchers and gifted teachers to join
OCAD in an important period of institutional change.



The Faculty of Liberal Studies invites applications for a full-time
limited-term (1-3 years) contract position at the rank of Assistant
Professor in New Media Criticism and History. Candidates are expected
to have a research program and experience teaching in the area of New
Media History and Theory/Criticism. Professional production experience
or academic research in the area of multi-media art & design (e.g.
film, video, digital media) would be an asset. This position is to
commence with the 2010/11 academic year, and is subject to budgetary

The successful candidate will be expected to teach at all
undergraduate levels, to maintain an active research profile, to
contribute to the ongoing development of the undergraduate and
graduate curriculum, and to participate in Faculty and university-wide
governance systems, as well as other activities that contribute to the
academic life of OCAD.

Candidates are expected to have a completed PhD in Media Studies or a
related field, or an MFA in multi-media, or degree equivalent; a
strong record of research, scholarship and publication and/or
exemplary professional experience in media production or media arts;
evidence of positive post-secondary teaching experience; and an
aptitude for innovative curriculum development in a degree-granting
art and design institution.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and
qualifications with access to full benefits and pension contribution
after one year of service.

Applications should be submitted to the address below, including a
letter outlining interests in the areas of teaching,
research/practice, and service; a curriculum vitae; and the names and
contact information of three referees, whose reference letters should
be addressed to Rosemary Donegan, Interim Dean, Faculty of Liberal

The review of applications will begin on March 31, 2010 and will
continue until the position is filled.

Elizabeth Clydesdale
Assistant to the Dean, Faculty of Liberal Studies
Ontario College of Art & Design
100 McCaul Street
Toronto, ON M5T 1W1
E-mail: (for inquiries only, email submissions
will not be accepted)

As an employment equity employer, we encourage applications from
women, Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, people with
disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientation or gender
identity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however,
Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those
short-listed will be contacted.