Employment at FIMS

Staff and faculty positions are posted on the Working at Western website periodically throughout the year. Please visit the Employment Opportunities page to view current listings.

Anticipated positions for Fall/Winter 2018-2019: MIT/DC and Graduate Programs.


Full-Time Faculty Positions

Limited-Term (one-year) Appointment: Peter F. Miller Fellowship in Media and Journalism, Faculty of Information and Media Studies (FIMS), University of Western Ontario, Graduate Program in Journalism

The Faculty of Information and Media Studies (FIMS) at the University of Western Ontario invites applications for a full-time, Limited-Term appointment, the Peter F. Miller Fellowship in Media and Journalism, for a one-year term at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor. Rank will be dependent on qualifications. The position will begin January 1, 2019. The successful candidate will teach the equivalent of six half courses per academic year and carry out assigned duties related to committee and other service within the Faculty, but will not be expected to engage in research and scholarly publication.

The successful candidate will hold a Master’s degree in Journalism and/or Communications; provide evidence of excellence in teaching integrated media journalism and/or communications, and possess a strong record of professional experience in integrated media journalism and/or integrated communication.

The successful candidate will teach in the Master of Media in Journalism and Communications program at FIMS, instructing graduate students in classroom and studio environments in both the practice and the critical analysis of journalism and communications, including integrated media. The successful candidate will also have the ability to teach in the Faculty’s undergraduate program in Media Information and Technoculture.

The Faculty of Information and Media Studies is a vibrant, expanding faculty comprising more than 45 full-time faculty members and 22 non-academic staff. It currently offers an undergraduate program in Media, Information and Technoculture (MIT) with an enrolment approaching 1000 students, as well as an Master of Media in Journalism and Communications; a Master’s and PhD program in Library and Information Science; an MA and PhD in Media Studies; a joint MA program in Popular Music and Culture; and joint MA and PhD programs in Health Information Science. Information about the Faculty and descriptions of its courses are available at http://www.fims.uwo.ca. The University of Western Ontario is one of Canada’s foremost research intensive universities with some 27,000 full-time equivalent students.

Interested candidates are to complete a form available at:
http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/careers/Faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf and submit the completed form along with their curriculum vitae, sample publications, names and contact information of three references, and a cover letter describing their qualifications and their research interest by September 1, 2018. Applications should be submitted electronically to fims-submissions@uwo.ca.

Letters should be addressed to:

Dr. Susan Knabe, Dean
Faculty of Information and Media Studies
FIMS and Nursing Building 2050
The University of Western Ontario
Phone: 519-661-2111 x88497
sknabe@uwo.ca

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Dr. Susan Knabe, Dean, Faculty of Information and Media Studies at sknabe@uwo.ca

Full-Time Staff Positions

There are currently no full-time staff positions available.