The Social, Cultural, Media Studies (SCMS) department requires Media and Communications sessional faculty for Winter and Summer 2022 and ongoing.
Instructors are needed in a variety of courses at the lower and upper level, including those able to teach:
MACS 110 - Introduction to Communications Studies
MACS 130 - Mass Communication in Canada
MACS 201 - Popular Music and Society
Candidates must have a Masters Degree in Media and Communications (or a related discipline) and preferably have a PhD in a relevant discipline or be ABD. Teaching experience at the university level is required and an ability to teach online. Experience using online course delivery software (eg. Blackboard) is an asset.
Applications should consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness or potential in courses that are offered in Media and Communications at UFV. Three reference letters will be requested at the interview stage.
The University of the Fraser Valley is located on the traditional territory of the Halq'eméylem-speaking peoples. We express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in Stó: lo Temexw (Stó: lo Land; Stó: lo World). In all that we do, UFV strives to support and honour the Stó: lo peoples goals of self-determination and well-being on these lands. A commitment to Indigenization and Reconciliation is core to our institutional Vision and Integrated Strategic Plan: IYAQAWTXW — which means House of Transformation. This commitment includes the goal of centering Indigenous ways of knowing throughout our organization, recognizing our responsibilities to community, and a multi-year plan to increase the number of Indigenous faculty, staff, and administrators working at UFV.
UFV has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/ or a verification of their education credentials.
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