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Tenure Track Position in Packaging/Graphic Communications at Ryerson University

The successful candidate will engage in a combination of teaching, scholarly research and/or creative activity and service duties while maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across all activities.

Teaching duties will entail teaching at the undergraduate level, supervision of students and curriculum development with future opportunities for graduate level teaching. The successful candidate will further pursue a strong, innovative research program or creative activity that is externally funded and that produces impactful, high quality results and publications.
Candidates must hold a Masters degree related to packaging, graphic communications, or another subject area closely related to the field by the appointment date. A PhD is preferred. Industry experience at the senior management level is also valued at the School of Graphic Communications Management.
The successful candidate must present evidence of expertise in one or more of the following areas:
  • packaging design, development and prototyping
  • premedia workflows and automation, for printing and/or packaging
  • package printing including flexo, gravure, offset and digital printing
  • emerging technologies for graphic communication applications.
In addition, the successful candidate is expected to present evidence of:
  • a strong emerging scholarly research and/or creative activity that is current, innovative and impactful;
  • a demonstrated potential for teaching excellence at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum;
  • a commitment to our values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research or creative activities, including a demonstrated ability to make learning accessible and inclusive for a diverse student population; and
  • an ability and willingness to contribute to the life of the School of Graphic Communications Management and the University, through collegial service.
Our committee recognizes that scholars have varying career paths and that career interruptions can be part of an excellent academic record. Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions.
This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed here and a summary of RFA benefits can be found here.

Published: 01/08/22