Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications (FFAC)
MacEwan University is where caring faculty help
people connect their passions to their future paths. Located in the
heart of Edmonton's diverse and dynamic downtown community, and on
the traditional lands of Treaty 6 First Nations and homelands
of the Métis people, MacEwan is known for exceptional undergraduate
learning. With its dedication to teaching excellence, informed by
scholarly research, innovation, and creative activity, MacEwan
provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning
environment with a commitment to human rights, environmental
sustainability, and opportunities for community engagement. We are
committed to creating an equitable, diverse, inclusive, and
welcoming community for all peoples, cultures, and identities.
Our comprehensive undergraduate university offers
59 programs to more than 15,000 full- and part-time
students in business, communications, community and human services,
design, fine and performing arts, health, humanities, natural
science, nursing, public safety, and social science. Through a wide
array of experiential learning opportunities, and strategic
relationships in the community, we partner with others to produce
graduates of stature. Along with a robust grounding in their chosen
disciplines, MacEwan students are given durable life skills that
prepare them to take on the world.
The Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications recently moved to
Allard Hall, a world-class, $200-million facility located in
downtown Edmonton. The Communications Department also recently
opened a state-of-the-art TV production studio designed
specifically for the faculty and students in Communications and
The Department of Communication in the Faculty of Fine Arts and
Communications invites applications for a full-time tenure-track
position at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing
July 1, 2022.
We are interested in hiring a colleague with teaching and
research interests in digital audio and video (television/film)
production and broadcast journalism. Candidates should have
knowledge of television studio and control room technology,
familiarity with news media production best practices, and a deep
understanding of the evolving nature of the media industry.
- Master’s degree in media broadcasting, media production,
multimedia journalism, digital film production (or a related
- Professional digital media production experience
- Ability to teach using industry-standard audio production
equipment and post-production software (e.g., Adobe Audition)
- Ability to teach using industry-standard video production
equipment and post-production editing software (e.g., Adobe
- Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and
- Ability to work effectively with colleagues in a collaborative
- Professional broadcast journalism experience
- Experience teaching media production in a post-secondary
- Experience with professional lighting, sound, and composition
- Experience related to documentary, podcast, live stream,
animation, VR, motion capture, or other forms of production
- Experience with electronic newsgathering
- Experience with course or curriculum development
Aside from teaching multiple courses, the successful candidate
is also expected to make an ongoing contribution to creative
output, including producing their work, and to provide leadership
in the development of a future media production major within the
Bachelor of Communication Studies (BCS) degree credential.
Applicants must submit a cover letter and a curriculum vitae
(CV) plus a portfolio showcasing current media production-related
work (provide the link in the CV). The submission should also
include a list of teaching experience (if applicable) and a
statement articulating an agenda for research or creative output.
Three letters of reference, quoting the competition number and
candidate name, should be sent directly from referees to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions about this position may be addressed to Dr. Rey
Rosales, Department Chair – Communication, at email@example.com.
How to Apply:
To apply, go to https://www.macewan.ca/careers
and select the job posting (21.11.178). If you require assistance,
please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A review of applications will begin
January 2022, and continue until a suitable
candidate is found.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however,
Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
MacEwan University is committed to fostering the principles of
equity, diversity, and inclusion within our community, and we are
dedicated to removing barriers that have been historically
encountered and are currently experienced by some members of our
society. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous
peoples, racialized persons, visible minorities, women, persons
with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and members of all
equity-deserving groups. We believe that the diversity of our
students, staff, and faculty serve as a strength of our institution
and benefit to society. We are committed to ensuring full and
inclusive participation for all in our community.
We strive to provide an inclusive and barrier-free work
environment, beginning with the hiring process. If you require
accommodation, we want to ensure you have the support you need to
showcase your abilities. Please contact email@example.com
and we will support you to the best of our ability.
This position is included under the Faculty Association
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
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