Department of Communications, Popular Culture and Film

The Department of Communications, Popular Culture and Film at Brock
University invites applications for a probationary (tenure-track)
appointment in Film Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective
July 1, 2005. The position is subject to final budgetary approval. A
thriving interdisciplinary unit with more than 700 majors, the department
offers undergraduate degrees in Communications Studies, Film Studies and
Popular Culture (for more information see our website: The Department is also the major participant
in the University's Interdisciplinary MA Program in Popular Culture. A a discipline relevant to Film Studies is required, together with
evidence of successful teaching experience and research potential.
Applicants should be prepared to teach a broad range of film studies
courses at all levels.  Additional expertise in popular culture and
television studies will be an asset. The successful candidate will be
expected to develop a strong externally-funded program of research and
scholarship in the area of expertise, contribute to curriculum
development, and participate fully in the affairs of the Department. It
is also expected that the successful candidate will teach and supervise
theses in the MA program.
         Applicants should submit by 15 December 2004 a letter of
application accompanied by a curriculum vitae, a plan of proposed
research, summaries of teaching evaluations, and selected reprints and
pre-prints of published work, and arrange for three letters of reference
to be sent to:

Prof. Jeannette Sloniowski, Appointments Committee Chair, Department of
Communications, Popular Culture and Film, Brock University, St.
Catharines, ON L2S 3A1.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement
is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Brock
University is committed to a positive action policy aimed at reducing
gender imbalance in faculty; qualified women and men candidates are
equally encouraged to apply. More information on Brock University can be
found on the University's website

Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite