This teaching post may be of interest to some Framework members given York’s 
strong tradition of experimental film and media production and scholarship in 
the Department of Cinema & Media Arts.

The Department of Cinema and Media Arts, The School of the Arts, Media, 
Performance and Design (AMPD), York University invites applications from 
qualified candidates for a ten-month Sessional Assistant Professor position in 
Cinema and Media Studies to commence September 1, 2018. 

Applicants must have a PhD in Cinema Studies or a related discipline with 
demonstrable excellence, or the promise of excellence, in teaching and 
scholarly research. The successful candidate will have expertise in the 
following areas: Film and Media History, Theory and Criticism; Television 
Studies; and Digital Media with an understanding of contemporary media arts 
practices. The appointment carries an annual teaching load of three courses or 
the equivalent. All positions at York University are subject to budgetary 
approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Responsibilities of the position will include the teaching of a full-range of 
appropriate undergraduate and graduate courses in Cinema and Media Studies, 
some reading of graduate thesis work, serving on Department or Faculty 
committees, student advising and curriculum assessment. 

One of North America's leading schools for the arts, AMPD offers undergraduate 
and graduate degree programs in Art History and Visual Culture, Cinema and 
Media Arts Dance, Design, Digital Media, Music, Theatre, Theatre and 
Performance Studies, and Visual Arts. 
York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values 
diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA 
program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with 
disabilities, and women, can be found at  
<>or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. 
Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and 
submitting the form found at:  
<>. All qualified candidates are encouraged to 
apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given 
priority. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per 
the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or citizens 
of Chile may apply per the provisions of the Canada Chile Free Trade Agreement 

Applicants should submit a letter of application outlining their professional 
experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, the names 
and contact information of three references by March 1st. Apply to: Professor 
Barbara Evans, Chair, Department of Cinema and Media Arts, Centre for Film and 
Theatre, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. 
Email: <>

Michael Zryd • Associate Professor 

Department of Cinema & Media Arts
School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Associate Dean Academic, Faculty of Graduate Studies

York Lanes 230 • 4700 Keele Street 
Toronto ON • Canada M3J 1P3
T 416.736.2100 x66957 / cell: 647-430-8680 / Skype: mjpzryd <> • 
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