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                      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.
 
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