[acc-cca-l] MSVU Comm Studies Tenure-Track position

Amy Thurlow Amy.Thurlow at MSVU.CA
Tue Nov 16 09:14:24 MST 2021


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Tenure-Track FT Faculty Member
Department of Communications
Inspired by a strong tradition of social responsibility and an enduring commitment to the advancement of women, Mount Saint Vincent University promotes academic excellence and the pursuit of knowledge through scholarship and teaching of the highest quality. Mount Saint Vincent University is committed to recruiting exceptional and diverse scholars and teachers.  Recognized as a leader in flexible education, applied research, and a personalized approach to education, Mount Saint Vincent University is located on Canada’s East Coast in Halifax, Nova Scotia in Mi’kma’ki the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq. Please visit www.msvu.ca<http://www.msvu.ca>.

The Department of Communication Studies is currently seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing 1 July 2022.

The Description

The Department offers a nationally renowned Bachelor of Public Relations with co-operative education, a Bachelor of Arts (Communication) program, as well as graduate programs in Public Relations and Communication. For more information about us, please visit our Communication Studies<http://www.msvu.ca/en/home/programsdepartments/professionalstudies/Department_of_Communication_Studies/default.aspx> (msvu.ca/comm<http://www.msvu.ca/en/home/programsdepartments/professionalstudies/Department_of_Communication_Studies/default.aspx>) and Public Relations and Communication Studies<http://www.msvu.ca/en/home/programsdepartments/graduatestudiesatthemount/PRandCommStudies/default.aspx> (msvu.ca/prcs<http://www.msvu.ca/en/home/programsdepartments/graduatestudiesatthemount/PRandCommStudies/default.aspx>) homepages.

The Applicant should hold a PhD (or be near completion) in communication, public relations, or a related field. Applicants should have expertise in public relations and communication management, along with proven success in teaching effectively in both online and face-to-face classrooms at the graduate and undergraduate levels. They will provide evidence of research competence and scholarly activities, and be prepared to establish an active research program. The candidate should also present evidence of service duties and activities, and be prepared to participate in active collegial and administration service at the department and university levels.

Workload for the position includes teaching and academic advising, scholarly and/or professional activity and internal and external collegial service. Documented experience in online course development and curriculum development is an asset.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Agreement with the Mount Saint Vincent University Faculty Association. This position will remain open until filled and is subject to final budgetary approval.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including teaching philosophy, experience and interests), a statement of current research activities and plans for a research program, and contact information for three references. The department will begin considering applications on 1 February 2022.

Send applications in a single PDF by mail or email to:

Amy Thurlow, PhD, APR, FCPRS
Professor and Chair,
Department of Communication Studies
Mount Saint Vincent University
166 Bedford Highway, Halifax, NS B3M 2J6

CommStudies at msvu.ca<mailto:CommStudies at msvu.ca>

Mount Saint Vincent University is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusion within our community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons of any sexual orientations and gender identities and/or expressions, Indigenous persons, African Canadians, other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, and other groups that would contribute to the diversification of our campus.  Candidates who identify as being from any of these groups are encouraged to voluntarily self-identify in their application materials.  All qualified candidates are welcome to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Amy Thurlow, PhD, APR, FCPRS
Professor and Department Chair
Department of Communication Studies
Mount Saint Vincent University

I acknowledge that MSVU is in K'jipuktuk, part of Mi'kma'ki, the unceded and ancestral territory of the Mi'kmaq.

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