DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY RYERSON POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY TENURE-STREAM APPOINTMENT The Department of Sociology at Ryerson Polytechnic University invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, to commence August 1, 1998 (subject to budgetary approval). We seek a person with a primary specialization in media studies, capable of building a serious reputation for research and of teaching courses in media, culture and communication, and popular culture. The ideal candidate will also be able to teach in a second area of specialization in sociology. We would be very interested in persons who blend practical and theoretical knowledge. Our requirements include a Ph.D., a record of scholarship in the area of primary specialization, and demonstrated ability to teach effectively at the university undergraduate level. Duties will include a balance of teaching and research, and involvement in departmental work. Salary will be commensurate with academic rank. Applicants should send an up-to-date curriculum vitae detailing exact courses taught, a statement of academic specializations and research interests, and evidence of teaching excellence; and should arrange to have three referees forward letters to accompany the application. No faxes please. Closing date for applications is noon local time, Tuesday March 31, 1998. Mail to Ms. Anice Gibbons, Secretary, Department of Sociology, A-831, Ryerson Polytechnic University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto ON M5B 2K3. Consult our web page at http://www.ryerson.ca/soc/. This advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Ryerson Polytechnic University has an employment equity program and encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and people with disabilities. In accordance with Section 14 of the Ontario Human Rights Code, special consideration will be given to female applicants. ---- Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the University of Alabama.