Part-Time Position in Communications and Public Policy

St. Thomas University invites applications for an instructor to teach the following course in Fredericton:


Semester 1: (September to December 2019)

COPP 3053A Special Topics: Social Media, T 6:30 PM – 9:20 PM

This course consists of an in-depth analysis of a specific topic in communications. Social media within the communications environment is becoming the most important way organizations communicate with their publics. It considers social media platforms, theories of media communications, critical understandings of social media including ethics, as well as practical application of analytics and measurement of social media including search engine optimization, Google Analytics and social media management. (Maximum enrolment: 55)


St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 1,900.  Its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the university holds two Canada Research Chairs.


A PhD, or imminent completion is preferred; a Master’s degree in Communications is required.  Each applicant is to submit their application, including a curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and any other relevant documentation, directly to Dr. Jamie Gillies, Coordinator of the Communications & Public Policy Program, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to


Closing date: May 9, 2019, or when the position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications are received by this date.


An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.