CLOSING DATE: September 18, 2022
Faculty: Humanities and Social Sciences
Department/School: School of Humanities
Staff category: Academic
Working hours: Full-time
Salary: £37,467 – £40,322
Job reference: 468525
THE School of Humanities is a community of researchers, teachers, students, and support staff working together on some of the most interesting and exciting issues in historical and contemporary culture.
Journalism, media and communication (JMC) is an integral part of the School and wider university with popular degree programmes available at undergraduate level and MLitt, MSc, MRes and PhD level as well as world-leading research.
We seek to appoint a lecturer to join our JMC subject team, on a full-time open-ended contract.
Candidates will have a good honours degree and PhD (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline.
They will demonstrate a body of published research in high-quality publications demonstrating standards of excellence in one or more of the following research areas: media ethics, media law, entrepreneurial journalism and innovation, multi-media long-form journalism, mobile journalism, data-driven journalism, algorithmic/AI journalism, environmental journalism, environmental law and/or environmental communication.
Candidates will demonstrate an ability to secure research/KE funding, including some experience of contributing to grant applications.
A track record in securing funding would be advantageous.
Relevant professional experience in journalism, media and communication would also be an advantage. The candidate must be able to lead curriculum development in the above fields of study on both UG and PGT levels and teach in student-oriented classroom settings. The candidate should demonstrate ability to attract and supervise PGR students within the above areas of expertise. The candidate should also demonstrate leadership skills and potential to coordinate a PGT degree course.
Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Dr Michael Higgins firstname.lastname@example.org
Formal interviews for this post will be held in late September/early October.
A December 2022 start date is desirable.
Closing date: 18 September 2022.