[acc-cca-l] TT Position in Mediated Sexualities, Simon Fraser University

Milena Droumeva mvdroume at sfu.ca
Mon Jan 14 15:19:57 MST 2019

Still time to apply folks! Please RT widely!


The School of Communication at Simon Fraser University invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Mediated Sexualities in relation to theories and methodologies in the field of communication. Specific areas may include, but are not limited to: • pornography studies • digital intimacies • AI/robotics and sexuality • intimate media cultues • sexting and anti-pornography laws • body ideologies • sexual health • mobile sexualities • youth and mediated sexualities. We welcome approaches that include but are not limited to queer theory, gender and sexuality, intersectinal feminisms, postcolonial studies, critical race, governance and policy, Indigenous feminisms, queer Indigenous media studies, health communication, and knowledge translation. We are searching for candidates who address these or other issues using qualitative, quantitative, computational, digital methods, or a combination of approaches. The successful candidate will have interdisciplinary and transnational/global links in their research program, demonstrated potential for research funding and publication, a track record for collaborative initiatives, and experience working with students from diverse backgrounds. Situated in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology, the School of Communication is a national and global leader in the discipline. The School is a dynamic site of research and teaching with a strategic focus on digital media and communication. Our critical tradition to the study of communication includes approaches such as media and culture, technology studies, global communication, culture industries and policy, history of communication, and applied media production, among others. The successful candidate will build on the School's history of critical engagement while developing new directions in research and teaching to reflect contemporary and emergent issues of digital media and communication. We seek an innovative colleague who will challenge traditional distinctions between critical analysis and applied approaches. Candidates are expected to have a completed Ph.D. (or Ph.D. near completion) in Communication or a cognate discipline with a record of teaching experience and excellence, a clear potential to contribute to the School's research culture, and an emerging publication record appropriate to the position. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and supervise students at all undergraduate and graduate levels and to work with partners inside and outside the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is commtted to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, persons of aboriginal heritage, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ-identified persons. Candidates, please submit a single pdf including a cover letter (with indication of citizenshp and/or residency status), a curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier (including examples of applied pedagogy), and a sample of published work, or work prepared for publication, if applicable. In addition, please provide the names of three references and their email contact information. Please send applications directly to Brenda Baldwin, Director's Assistant, at bebaldwi at sfu.ca addressed to: Dr. Peter Chow-White, Director

School of Communication Simon Fraser University 8888 University Drive Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6 Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details, please see the

Milena Droumeva
Assistant Professor | Glenfraser Endowed Professor in Sound Studies

School of Communication | Simon Fraser University
Room K9651 | 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A1S6

At Simon Fraser University, we live and work on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
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