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Job Title: New Media Assistant Professor (Digital Culture)
Rank: Assistant Professor
Tenure Information: Tenure Track

About the University
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We are one of Canada’s top universities and leading research institutions. With more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, two campuses (Lethbridge and Calgary), seven faculties and schools, and more than 2,500 employees, ULethbridge is Lethbridge’s second largest employer. Faculty and staff come together to contribute, each in their own way, to establishing ULethbridge as Canada’s destination university. In 2022, Lethbridge was recognized as one of Canada’s top small cities.

Oki, and welcome to the University of Lethbridge. Our University’s Blackfoot name is Iniskim, meaning Sacred Buffalo Stone. The University is located in traditional Blackfoot Confederacy territory. We honour the Blackfoot people and their traditional ways of knowing in caring for this land, as well as all Aboriginal peoples who have helped shape and continue to strengthen our University community.

About the Position:
The Department of New Media, Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in Digital Culture, at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1, 2023, subject to budgetary and Board approval. Joining a dynamic team of artists and scholars, the successful candidate will build on existing strengths in New Media by contributing to the decolonization of curriculum through the lens of digital culture studies.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:
Qualified candidates will have a PhD in Digital Culture or cognate area. Ideally, the candidate’s research trajectory will intersect with issues of reconciliation, decolonization, equity, accessibility. Applicants will be well-versed in the historical contingencies and contemporary complexities of social and cultural phenomena surrounding current and emergent digital technologies (for example: social media, Artificial Intelligence, cryptocurrency, data collection and data-driven decision making, the attention economy) and their ramifications on cultures, the environment, economies, politics, art and design, and everyday life. While not a prerequisite, we are particularly interested in applicants who have a parallel creative practice. Evidence of successful teaching at the post-secondary level is preferred, though not essential.

The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced level courses, as well as develop future course offerings, in Digital Culture studies to students in New Media programs, as well as to students from other disciplines fulfilling the Liberal Education requirements of their degrees. Teaching responsibilities will be determined to align with the candidate’s areas of research expertise. The new faculty member will join a vibrant department which delivers a broad new media curriculum to students from diverse backgrounds. They will also contribute to graduate programs, student supervision, and mentorship.

In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will conduct research/creative work in their areas of expertise. Faculty are responsible for teaching, research, and service and play an integral role in the current and future curricular direction of programs. They are expected to participate in collegial governance at the department, faculty, and university levels and to actively engage with broader communities.

About the Academic Unit:
The Department of New Media offers a New Media major degree (BFA), combined BFA degrees in New Media / Education, New Media / Computer Science, and New Media / Management, as well as Minors in New Media, and New Media Studies.

A generalist program, New Media emphasizes experiential learning, technical and creative innovation, critical thought, cross-disciplinarity, and collaboration. Supported by three computer labs equipped with high-end work stations, three specialized video editing and finishing facilities, as well as the Cove Studio (contains a green screen cyclorama, photographic backdrops, and specialized lighting), the department offers core studio and studies courses in a range of areas including, new media history and theory, web design, programming, game design and development, interaction, animation, and video production, as well as a rotating selection of upper-level electives.

The Faculty of Fine Arts includes two Canada Research Chairs in Indigenous fields of study (one in Art and one in Music) and supports collaborative, community-oriented scholarship.

About the University:
The University of Lethbridge, a comprehensive university with approximately 8,000 students from 37 countries, aims to support the spirit of free inquiry and the critical interpretation of ideas. Our University’s work also focuses on fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus grounded in the principles of truth and reconciliation. Many world-class researchers, visual, sound, and performing artists have made their home here, contributing to a thriving arts community supported by numerous galleries, including the SAAG (Southern Alberta Art Galley Maansiksikaitsitapiitsinikssin), CASA Community Arts Centre, the Trianon Gallery, the University’s Dr. Margaret (Marmie) Perkins Hess Gallery, as well as theatre and music venues. The University is a vital part of Lethbridge, a community of over 100,000 people, located near the Oldman River, close to the Rocky Mountains, and within easy driving distance to Calgary’s International Airport. The many recreational and cultural amenities of the Lethbridge area offer a wonderful quality of life, reflected in its 2022 recognition as one of Canada’s best small cities.

Application Instructions:
Applications must be submitted through the ULethbridge Careers webpage. Applications should contain the following documents, each uploaded as a single PDF file:

  • Letter of Interest/Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research/Creative Practice
  • Portfolio of Research/Creative Practice. If applicable: 20 images, links to video/audio files and professional websites if relevant, description of works for context
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Portfolio of Teaching: two sample syllabi including assignments, documentation of student work, student evaluations, if available

You will also be required to provide contact information for three references. References will be contacted directly, with information on how to submit their reference letters. The application submission triggers this request to your references, so please ensure that they are prepared to submit their letters no later than May 19, 2023.

All application materials may be addressed to:

Dr. Shelley Scott, PhD
Interim Dean, Faculty of Fine Arts
University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive W, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 3M4

Faculty: Faculty of Fine Arts
Campus: Lethbridge
Open Date: 03/04/2023
Close Date: 05/12/2023
Open Until Filled
Desired Start Date: 07/01/2023
Position End Date (if temporary)

Special Instructions to Applicants
The University acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of achievement. We encourage applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions have had on their record.

The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

Employment Equity
The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential, only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research/Creative Practice
  • Portfolio of Research/Creative Practice
  • Letter of Intent

Optional Documents

  • Additional Documents
  • Portfolio of Teaching

Cinema and Media Studies, Department of Cinema & Media Arts, School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design, York University

The Department of Cinema & Media Arts, School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a two year Contractually Limited Appointment (CLA) in Cinema and Media Studies at the rank of Sessional Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream to commence July 1, 2023. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The Department of Cinema & Media Arts seeks a candidate who can teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in histories and theories of film and media from a global perspective, including CMA 1400, a large enrollment introductory class. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The candidate will also provide creative educational leadership in enhancing teaching and learning through curricular and pedagogical innovation.

The Department is particularly interested in applications from individuals with expertise in areas such as: history and theories of mid-twentieth century cinema and media; approaches to film criticism, including videographic criticism; documentary; contemporary world cinema; Asian cinemas; and/or contemporary media platforms, including games and social media. Candidates should demonstrate capacity to apply principles of decolonizing, equity, diversity, and inclusion (DEDI) in their pedagogy. CLAs are also expected to contribute to service through membership on some committees.

A PhD in Cinema and Media Studies or related field is required, with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. ABD students may be considered, with evidence that degree completion will occur prior to June 30, 2023.

York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet, and our future.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Anya Morea (

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and those who self-identify as 2SLGBTQ+, can be found at or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing, and submitting this voluntary self-identification form.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is March 31, 2023. Applicants should submit a letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and a short reflection on how commitments to equity, diversity, and decolonization inform classroom teaching, and the names and positions of three references with contact details to: Caitlin Fisher, Chair, Cinema and Media Arts, at Reference letters and sample syllabi will be requested for short-listed candidates.


Programming Manager
Employment: Eight-month contract with the possibility of renewal
Remuneration: commensurate with experience (see below for a salary range)
Deadline: Feb. 9th, 2023

Full details:


Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Contractually Limited Term Appointment – Canadian Studies

Date Posted: 12/05/2022
Closing Date: 01/09/2023, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 28641
Job Category: Faculty – Contractually Limited Term Appointment
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & Science
Department: University College
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

University College in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time, contractually limited term appointment (CLTA) in the area of Canadian Studies. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, with an expected start date of July 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter. The position has a two-year term, ending on June 30, 2024.
Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in a field related to Canadian Studies or a cognate area, by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a clearly demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, specifically on topics relating to Canadian Studies. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching in an interdisciplinary environment at the undergraduate level. We are particularly interested in scholars whose work in Canadian Studies has a strong component in the digital humanities and who have a demonstrated expertise in experiential learning. 
We seek candidates whose teaching interests are at the core of our program strengths. Candidates must have teaching experience in a degree granting program, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online materials/lectures. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical inquiry and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.
Evidence of excellence in teaching and a commitment to excellent pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application (with required materials outlined below) as well as strong letters of references from referees of high standing.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1‐2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.
The Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto (St. George Campus) has both a collegiate and departmental structure. University College is the founding college of the University and has a long-standing commitment to supporting its diverse body of around 5500 undergraduate students so that they can excel intellectually, while also engaging in the wider world. Canadian Studies is an interdisciplinary undergraduate program, which includes a minor in Asian Canadian Studies as well as hosting a Certificate in Black Canadian Studies. In addition to Canadian Studies, University College sponsors two other innovative undergraduate programs – Cognitive Science and Health Studies – and is affiliated with the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, and the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies. 
All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications must submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; writing sample; and a complete teaching dossier to include a strong teaching statement, sample syllabi and course materials, teaching evaluations; and a statement of contributions to equity and diversity (see above). 
Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that referees submit letters (on letterhead, dated, and signed) by the closing date. At least one reference letter must
primarily address the candidate’s teaching.
Submission guidelines can be found at Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any
questions about this position, please contact the Vice-Principal of University College, Prof. Emily Gilbert at For questions about the submission of your application please contact Melissa Szopa at
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by Monday, January 9, 2023.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see
Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.
The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact


Chair, School of Image Arts

Posted: November 29, 2022
Deadline to Apply: Saturday, January 28, 2023

Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada and on the territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples, The Creative School at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) invites applications for the position of Chair in the School of Image Arts. The successful candidate shall be appointed with tenure at the rank of Associate Professor. The appointments shall be effective July 1, 2023, subject to budgetary approval. The appointment as Chair shall be for a term of five years (subject to extension in year 3), commencing July 1, 2023 with the possibility of renewal for an additional three or five-year term.

In recognition of the under-representation of marginalized communities in academic administrative roles, members of equity-deserving groups who can demonstrate a deep commitment to the principles of equity, inclusion and student support are invited to apply and applications from candidates who self-identify as Indigenous and/or racialized are particularly encouraged.

The duties and responsibilities of Department Chair are laid out in detail in article 26.1.E. of the Toronto Metropolitan University Faculty Association Collective Agreement. Reporting to the Dean, the Chair will be a visionary who is an energetic, entrepreneurial and accomplished team builder. They will: i) advance the profile of the School as a leading centre for the production, study and research of film, photography
and other related media arts; ii) provide exemplary academic and administrative leadership, including stewardship of human and financial resources; iii) work collaboratively to provide leadership for curriculum and faculty development, research and scholarly activity, while promoting and coordinating the continued evolution of the School, and; iv) participate actively in the intellectual life of the School, the Faculty, the University, the community, and collaborate with other academic institutions and the industry. As a tenure stream faculty member, the successful candidate will be responsible for engaging in a combination of teaching, scholarly research or creative activity and service duties while maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across all activities.

The successful candidate will have subject expertise in the creative industries, with a speciality in the areas of film, photography, digital arts or media studies. The candidate will have a substantial reputation and experience in theory or practice in these fields. The successful candidate shall be a dynamic academic leader and educator who is a tenured faculty member.

In addition to being appointed as the Chair, the successful candidate must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor in The Creative School, and must present evidence of the following:

  • a PhD or a Master’s degree combined with well developed experience in teaching, research and academic administration;
  • a capacity to provide effective academic and administrative leadership, including stewardship of human and financial resources;
  • strong, active track record of scholarly and/or creative activities;
  • proven track record of teaching excellence;
  • a demonstrated ability for strategic planning, visioning, and actioning/implementation;
  • superior organizational, leadership, collaborative and interpersonal skills;
  • an ability to function effectively in a team-oriented environment, forging productive relationships with pre-tenure faculty, tenured faculty, students and staff;
  • a commitment to building an inclusive and supportive environment for quality student life and engagement;
  • proactive support and demonstrated abilities with faculty mentoring and professional development, particularly for pre-tenure faculty and faculty from under-represented communities;
  • a commitment to curriculum development that balances studio-based education and its vital relation with studies in design, history and theory;
  • enthusiasm for leading and supporting a rich diversity of curriculum within the School at both the graduate and undergraduate level;
  • a strong commitment to supporting a diverse array of creative and research practices and output that represents the diversity of the School;
  • an ability and willingness to promote the School across the University and within the creative industries and cultural sector, which will include academic partnerships, liaising with industry, fundraising, and community engagement, as well as further developing a collaborative relationship with The Image Centre at Toronto Metropolitan University and;
  • a commitment to upholding the values of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly, research or creative activities.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Toronto University Faculty Association (TFA) ( The TFA collective agreement can be viewed here and a summary of TFA benefits can be found here.

About the School of Image Arts

The School of Image Arts’ unique and professionally-focused undergraduate curriculum supports programs in Photography, Film and Integrated Digital. The School’s programs are designed to lead to careers in film, photography, new media, fine arts, communications, education, culture, and broader creative industries. The School’s full-time faculty comprises dedicated individuals with established professional, research, and teaching experience in their respective areas of expertise.

Its innovative graduate programs include an interdisciplinary PhD in Media and Design Innovation, the MFA in Documentary Media, an interdisciplinary program in Scriptwriting and Story Design (MFA), and the Film + Photography Preservation and Collection Management (MA) program. The School of Image Arts shares the same building with The Image Centre, which is dedicated to the research, teaching and exhibition of photography and related media. The Image Centre hosts major exhibitions of contemporary Canadian and International lens-based art. It is also home to several significant archival collections, including the Berenice Abbott Archive, the Black Star Collection of press photographs, and the Jo Spence Memorial Archive. The Image Centre develops some exhibition and research projects in collaboration with the School faculty.

About The Creative School

The University’s Creative School is a Faculty that is a national leader in educational programs in media, applied communication, design, and the fine and performing arts. Nearly 6,000 students are enrolled in The Creative School, across nine professional schools (Journalism, Image Arts, RTA School of Media, Performance, Fashion, Interior Design, Professional Communication, Graphic Communications Management, and Creative Industries). The Faculty is actively involved in graduate studies, including Master’s programs in Fashion, Journalism, Media Production, and Professional Communication, as well as the joint York/TMU program in Communication and Culture.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment
[] by clicking on “Start Application Process” to begin.

Applications, consisting of the following, must be received by January 28, 2023:

  • a letter of application which includes 1) the candidate’s vision for the School which builds upon the applicant’s perceptions of the existing strengths of the School; 2) the candidate’s views about the characteristics required to successfully lead a department of this size
    (which includes diverse academic programs); and 3) clarification as to whether the candidate holds tenure at their current institution.
  • examples of the candidate’s creative and research outputs: film excerpts, portfolio, exhibition catalogues, published works, etc.;
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • examples of past academic leadership experience which provides evidence of the candidate’s management style;
  • a statement of research interests;
  • a teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. course evaluations); and
  • a one-page statement on past, current and/or planned contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) such as, but not limited to: research/ teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented groups; inclusive pedagogies; public engagement activities that reach out to marginalized communities; mentoring students from underrepresented groups.

Please provide the names, professional affiliations and contact information for three referees in the cover letter. Candidates who are shortlisted for interviews will be contacted and letters of reference will be requested at that time. Please note that names of further references may be requested at a later stage in the selection process.

Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Candidates must therefore indicate in their application if they are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada.


Any confidential inquiries about the opportunity can be directed to Lindsay Wiener, Sr. Human Resources Partner, at

Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about working at Toronto Metropolitan University are welcome to contact Tracey King, Indigenous Human Resources Lead at

Black identified candidates who wish to learn more about working at Toronto Metropolitan University are welcome to contact Shurla Charles-Forbes, Black Faculty & Staff Community Network at

For any confidential accommodation needs in order to participate in the recruitment and selection process and/or inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal, please contact

Working at TMU

At the intersection of mind and action, Toronto Metropolitan University is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. At TMU and within our department/school, we firmly believe that equity, diversity and inclusion are integral to this path; our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

Dedicated to a people first culture, TMU is proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer. We invite you to explore the range of benefits and supports available to faculty and their family, including access to our diverse faculty and staff networks.

Visit us on Twitter: @torontomet, @VPFAtorontomet and @TorontoMetHR, and our LinkedIn page.

TMU is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. To find out more about legal and policy obligations please visit the accessibility and Human Rights websites.

Toronto Metropolitan University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.


Call for applications – Graduate Research Assistantship:

PRC Fellow in Trans-Pacific Digital Platform Studies (2023-24) at the University of British Columbia (Okanagan campus in Kelowna).

Dr. Kyong Yoon at the University of British Columbia (Okanagan campus) is looking to recruit a new MA or PhD student in Digital Arts & Humanities Graduate Program who will contribute to trans-Pacific digital platform studies as a PRC Fellow, which is a graduate research assistant position. The PRC Fellow, funded through the University of British Columbia Okanagan Principal’s Research Chair (PRC) program, will pursue their own research project under the supervision of Professor Kyong Yoon while working as a team member to develop research infrastructure for studies of trans-Pacific digital media and culture.
Eligibility: a highly motivated applicant who is interested in critical media studies and wishes to pursue research on (a) trans-Pacific digital media culture with particular reference to East Asian digital media and (b) analysis of digital cultural phenomena and content through digital humanities and/or cultural studies methods.


  • A solid academic record of (a) critical media studies and (b) East Asian culture and language
  • Strong writing and organizational skills
  • Strong ability to work independently and as part of a team

Period: September 1, 2023 to April 30, 2024.

NOTE: While the position is initially for one academic year, the 2023 awardee may be eligible to apply for the following academic year’s PRC Fellow position depending on the budgetary circumstances of the PRC program.

Value: $15,000 (to be paid in monthly instalments; expected hours are approximately 12 hours per week). The applicant is also encouraged to apply for additional funding available via the university and the graduate program.

Inquiries & How to apply

  • Please submit a letter of intent (250-500 words only) that describes how you are qualified for the position based on the eligibility and criteria indicated above to Professor Kyong Yoon ( by December 15, 2022. Please include “PRC Fellow Intent” in your email subject line.
  • For this PRC Fellow position, the applicant should be admitted to UBC Okanagan’s Digital Arts & Humanities Graduate Program. Applications are open until January 15. For more information about the DAHU program,

Critical Remediations: SpokenWeb Postdoctoral Fellowship (UBC Okanagan campus)

We invite applicants for a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in critical approaches to literary audio, creative and critical remediations, performance, media archaeology, book history and print culture, digital humanities, and/or the archive informed by feminism, queer theory, etc. The successful postdoctoral fellow will join the AMP Lab at UBC Okanagan, where the SpokenWeb SoundBox collection is housed, and will work under the co-supervision of Dr. Karis Shearer and Dr. Emily Christina Murphy, with support from the SpokenWeb UBCO research team. Within the AMP Lab, the postdoc fellow will have access to such equipment and resources as: an Atiz book scanner, a lino-press, a lightbox display, video conferencing screen, legacy media technology (reel-to-reel decks, cassette players), computing hardware and software, and collaborative meeting space. 

In addition, the fellow will have the option to access collaborating Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies research spaces and infrastructure such as the (Re)Media Research Infrastructure or the Spark Print Lab. An option to pursue a short-term research exchange with Simon Fraser University, to work with their literary audio and other archival collections, is also available. This additional resourcing will be established based on the needs and contributions proposed by the successful candidate. The postdoc will join the broader SSHRC-funded SpokenWeb partnership network, which aims to develop coordinated and collaborative approaches to literary historical study, digital development, and critical and pedagogical engagement with diverse collections of literary sound recordings from across Canada and beyond. 

This postdoctoral fellowship aims to engage an emerging scholar at the intersection of such fields as Sound Studies, Cultural Studies, Literary Studies, Digital Humanities, Public Humanities, Book History, Digital Media, Gender Studies, Archival Studies, and/or Library and Information Studies. 

The position comprises 70% collaborative research, supervision, and research administration work toward the SpokenWeb project at UBCO. These responsibilities will include activities such as:

  • Supervising research assistants in documenting and archiving records of the SoundBox Collection at UBCO.
  • Developing workshops and training modules for creative and critical remediation of literary audio from the SoundBox collection.
  • Co-producing public humanities research and events.
  • Co-creation of chapbook series and exhibits comprised of remediated literary audio from the SoundBox collection.
  • Supporting the SpokenWeb symposium and sound institute at UBC Okanagan as well as Pedagogy Task Force workshops.
  • Developing 2-3 collaborative research articles with UBCO PI based on the above.

30% of the position comprises the fellow’s individual literary audio research project outlined in their letter of intent. 

The ability to develop collaborative relationships with units across campus, including History and Sociology, Gender and Women’s Studies, Computer Science, and the Library will be considered an asset.

The primary research site for this position is UBC’s Okanagan campus, Syilx Territory, Kelowna B.C.

Value: $50,000 / yr (benefits included) + $2500 / yr travel funds
Duration: Renewable up to 2 years.
Start Date: May 1, 2023 or September 1, 2023 (negotiable)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have completed their PhD in the past 5 years (no earlier than April 30, 2018) or have their PhD completed no later than April 30, 2023.
  • Must not have completed their PhD at the host institution, UBC’s Okanagan campus (Vancouver campus applicants are eligible).

Qualifications: The postdoctoral fellow will hold a PhD in one of the fields above or a cognate field relevant to the research program description and a record of publication demonstrating an active engagement with research and/or research-creation. The fellow will have an interest in the exploration and development of durational media research relevant to study of literature and literary performance. The fellow will have knowledge of the digital tools relevant to the production and processing of audio data within digital environments. 

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit the following to

  • CV
  • Letter of Intent (1-3 pages)
  • Should describe the applicant’s individual research project, professional goals, relevant experience, and contributions they foresee making to the collaborative SpokenWeb project at UBC Okanagan.
  • 2 reference letters sent to the attention of Karis Shearer and Emily Murphy with subject line “REFERENCE SpokenWeb Postdoc Fellowship” care of:
    Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean, Research & Graduate Studies.
    Lacia Vogel 

Deadline: January 10, 2023. Review of applications will begin shortly thereafter and the position will remain open until filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.


The application deadline is: November 28, 2022

The Department of Communication, Media & Film invites applications for sessional instructors to teach the following courses in Winter 2023 (Tuesday, January 3, 2023-Friday, April 28, 2023):

– CMLC 307, LEC 01 – Contours of Contemporary Culture: Lec Tuesdays and Thursdays 14:00 – 14:50, included labs below
– CMLC 307 LAB B01 Fridays 13:00 – 13:50 and LAB B01 Fridays 14:00 – 14:50 (Open Modality)
* open modality – may be in person or online, synchronous

Position Requirements:
– PhD
– Applicants who have completed their candidacy requirements or who have equivalent professional experience may be considered
– Experience teaching undergraduate courses at a university level

For course descriptions, please refer to the University Calendar.

Please note that the courses are tentative, pending sufficient enrollments.

For salary information, please refer to TUCFA’s Collective Agreement, Schedule B. As per the Collective Agreement, the Faculty of Arts adheres to the right of first refusal terms (Section 23.12.1 and 23.12.2) for Sessional Appointments.

Application Process:

All applicants must provide a letter specifying the course(s) and session(s) of interest (in order of preference), outlining their qualifications to teach each course. Applicants who have taught in the Department within the past two years need not provide anything further, although more information may be requested later in the selection process.

New applicants must submit:

• A current CV containing relevant teaching experience (e.g., courses taught, textbooks used, where and when taught).
• Names and contact information for 3 potential referees; and
• Teaching evaluations (if available)

Doctoral students must have successfully completed their candidacy exams prior to the beginning of the term in question for their applications to be given consideration. They should also have discussed their application with their supervisor and include a letter of support from their supervisors with their application. Those who have completed the Instructional Skills Workshop at the Teaching and Learning Centre will also be given special consideration.

Please submit your letter and any required application documents online(in pdf form) using the ‘Apply Now’ link. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ( and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources (

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

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The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit

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MITACs Postdoctoral Fellowship in Non-Profit Art Publishing

Public Journal is pleased to announce a competition for a two-year MITACs Accelerate Postdoctoral Fellowship position hosted by Public Journal of interdisciplinary art and York University.

PUBLIC is an interdisciplinary journal with a core focus on visual and media art practices and new approaches to online curation. It strives to be a beautiful journal about art with the timeliness and visual interest of a magazine, but the longevity of a book. PUBLIC maintains an enduring and esteemed profile in the periodicals market with its demonstrated commitment to publishing works, both written and visual, that are innovative and challenging, forward-thinking and critical, and engage both internationally and locally inflected perspectives. The journal devotes each 180+ – page, perfect-bound semi-color issue to a contemporary problem or theme and features content that combines critical writing, rich illustration throughout, and artist portfolios. PUBLIC stands apart from other publications by being conceived as a hybrid intellectual and creative forum that investigates how theoretical and critical issues intersect with art and public culture.

MITACs is a national, not-for-profit organization that builds partnerships between academia and industry. MITACs Postdoctoral Fellowships bring academic expertise into a partner organization, working on a specific project related to your area of research.

About the Research

The successful candidate is expected to focus on research into several of the following areas: diverse forms of book and journal publishing, nonprofits research and management studies, emerging social media platforms and digital curation. Research outcomes will directly inform the future publishing practices of Public as the journal evolves with online readership, accessible platforms, engagement with critical disability practices and digital curation.

We invite applications from interdisciplinary scholars who have earned a doctorate in one or more of these areas: communications, media studies, arts management, media industry studies, digital media, or art history, and have expertise in such fields such as creative publishing, online outreach/engagement, nonprofit organizations and fundraising, art book publishing and cross platform curation. The position requires strong skills and experience in research creation, knowledge translation, community arts engagement, and familiarity with social media publications. An understanding of open-source web content management systems is an asset. Required soft skills include outstanding writing and communication skills, a strong collaborative working style, good time management, and adaptability.

This postdoc position will include opportunities to produce publications, participate in conference presentations and directly contribute to content design for the journal and the creative projects of the Public Access Collective. It is expected that the candidate will divide their time between York University and Public Journal, also housed at York University’s campus.


The MITACs Postdoc will receive an annual salary of $45,000.00, office space at York University, and full access to York University Libraries. They will be supervised by Professor Janine Marchessault in the Department of Cinema and Media Arts and will work closely with Public’s Editorial Board.

Duration: Two years with a possible 1-year renewal.

Candidates must have defended their dissertation by January 30th 2023. (This is a firm deadline)

Applications are due Monday December 15th, 2022 at 5:00PM EST.

The position will begin February 1st, 2023.

How to apply

Applicants should forward a cover letter, a brief research statement (maximum 1 page), curriculum vitae, as well as the names of three references in one PDF document to

Christine Davis c/o Public Editorial Collective
Public Journal
303 Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario
M3J 1P3

York University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. York University is committed to employment equity and diversity, and a positive and supportive environment.


Assistant Professor in Film Studies – University of Groningen

*Job description*
The Arts, Culture and Media programme of the University of Groningen is looking for a highly motivated full-time Assistant Professor in Film Studies (in Dutch: universitair docent).

The candidate is expected to have a broad expertise in film history, film theory, and film analysis. The position combines teaching (60%) and research (40%): while we expect a willingness to teach in a wide range of areas, the research profile of the candidate can be very specific, adding to the already existing expertise of the film staff or opening it to new perspectives.

We are particularly interested in candidates with an expertise in one or more of the following areas (in no particular order):

Environmental and Ecological Approaches to Cinema
Production Studies/Film Industry Studies
Media Platform Studies/Streaming Media
Animation Studies
Queer Cinema/Gender Studies and Film
Transnational and Global Cinema
Film and Digital Humanities/Digital Methods in Film Studies/Big Data Approaches
Avantgarde Cinema/Experimental Film/Expanded Cinema
Film Festival Studies.

The successful candidate will teach in our Bachelor’s programme in ‘Arts, Culture and Media’ as well as in our international Master’s track ‘Film and Contemporary Audiovisual Media.’ The language of instruction is English. Women and people of color are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will become a staff member of the Arts, Culture and Media programme, which is responsible for the Bachelor’s programme ‘Arts, Culture and Media’ as well as four tracks in the master’s programme ‘Arts and Culture’: ‘Film and Contemporary Audiovisual Media’; ‘Music, Theatre and Performance Studies’; ‘Arts Policy and Cultural Entrepreneurship’; and ‘Arts, Cognition and Criticism.’ It currently has 21 permanent staff members, five of whom have a focus on film studies. Our highly international staff comprises colleagues from The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, the US, Canada, Mexico, Hungary, Greece, Israel, Italy, and Denmark. The BA programme has an annual enrolment of around 100–120 students from all parts of the world; the MA programme accepts around 60 national and international students every year (ca. 20-25 have an emphasis on film studies).

Teaching Staff Department of Arts, Culture and Media:

Research is conducted within the Groningen Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG – and its research centre Arts in Society ( ICOG provides ample support in applying for grants with national and international funding agencies. There is also an annual travel budget for conference participation and other research-related trips.

The successful applicant is expected to:

teach and supervise students in the department’s undergraduate and graduate programmes
participate actively in curriculum development and in the design and administration of course modules, under the supervision of the Head of department
carry out and generate high-quality research in film and audiovisual media
pursue research grants and other forms of external funding
participate actively in international research networks and build international collaborations
participate in the activities of the interdisciplinary research centre Arts in Society and one of its theme groups (such as Art, Medium and Moving Images (…)m_-and-moving-images) or Arts, Culture and Cognition (…)lture_-and-cognition)).


In addition to a number of basic requirements set by the University of Groningen, such as excellent social and communication skills, presentation skills, coaching skills, and a results-oriented attitude, we are looking for candidates who have:

  • acquired a PhD in Film Studies, Cinema Studies, (New) Media Studies or a closely related field (or will have received the PhD by 1 September 2023)
  • an excellent research track record in Film Studies, including relevant book and article publications
  • teaching experience at the university level and proven didactic abilities
  • gained the Dutch University Teaching Qualification (BKO) or is prepared to do so within 2 years
  • the motivation to acquire third-party funding on the national or international level
  • a relevant national and international academic network
  • the willingness to make substantial contributions to the development of the department’s research and educational programmes
  • organisational experience and skills
  • excellent command of English (at least CEFR C1 level for reading, listening, writing, and speaking)
  • the willingness to learn Dutch.


Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has established an international reputation as a dynamic and innovative university. In international rankings it regularly features among the best 100 universities in the world (latest Times Higher Education: rank 75). Its 36,000 students, more than 23% of whom are international, are encouraged to develop their own individual talents through challenging study and career paths. The university’s Faculty of Arts is a large, dynamic faculty in the heart of the city of Groningen. It has more than 5,000 students and 700 staff members and offers 16 Bachelor’s programmes and over 40 Master’s specialisations.

*Conditions of employment*

We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:

  • a salary, depending on qualifications and work experience, with a minimum of € 3,974 (salary scale 11) to a maximum of € 6,181 (salary scale 12) gross per month for a full-time position. Favourable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants.
  • a holiday allowance of 8% gross annual income and an 8.3% end-of-the-year allowance
  • a contract length of 18 months, with the possibility for a permanent appointment upon positive evaluation. The position has a 60-40 percent distribution with regard to teaching-research.

We acknowledge that talented prospective staff often have talented partners who also wish to further their careers. The university offers Dual Career Support in order to assist partners of new academic staff in building a new social network and looking for employment, an internship, voluntary work or further study opportunities. For more information, please check:

The conditions of employment comply with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU). For more detailed information about working conditions and working for the University of Groningen, please check:

The candidate is expected to live and work in Groningen for this position.


Applications should include the following:

● a cover letter of 1 page that explains the motivation for applying for this position
● a full curriculum vitae including a full list of publications, acquired external funding, and talks
● a research plan of 1–2 pages that includes future ideas for grant applications
● a teaching mission that also contains descriptions of courses taught and lists teaching qualifications
● the names and contact details of two academic referees.

Applications that are incomplete or are otherwise faulty will not be taken into consideration.

You may apply for this position until 5 December 11:59pm / before 6 December 2022 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form.

A first round of online job interviews is expected to be held in January/February 2023. The final round of interviews (either in person in Groningen or online), which will include a short research introduction and guest lecture, will take place in February/March 2023.

Date of entry into employment: 1 September 2023.

The University of Groningen strives to be a university in which students and staff are respected and feel at home, regardless of differences in background, experiences, perspectives, and identities. We believe that working on our core values of inclusion and equality are a joint responsibility and we are constructively working on creating a socially safe environment. Diversity among students and staff members enriches academic debate and contributes to the quality of our teaching and research. We therefore invite applicants from underrepresented groups in particular to apply. For more information, see also our diversity policy webpage:
Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP): and European Commission’s European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers:

We provide career services for partners of new faculty members moving to Groningen.

Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.


For information you can contact:

Miralda Meulman, Degree Programme Coordinator (for more information on the formal procedure), +31 50 3638950,
Dr M. (Miklós) Kiss, Associate Professor of Film Studies/Head of department Arts, Culture & Media,,
Please do not use the e-mail address(es) above for applications.

To apply, please visit