Senior Lecturer

Job Description

The School of Journalism, Media and Communication is seeking applicants who can play a key role in advancing the School’s competitive position in research and teaching excellence and who can also demonstrate effective management in a leadership role. The post holder will make a key contribution to the further development of our research excellence by building on and developing our current interdisciplinary research strengths in media freedom and civil society; digital media, AI and journalism; political communication; mis/disinformation; media, conflict and peacebuilding; media law and policy; and media and gender, working with or alongside our 3 research centres and networks.

We are seeking candidates who have a PhD in a relevant subject area and can evidence sustained and continuing research performance through high-quality, internationally excellent research outputs. You will have a proven ability to design and deliver high quality, research-led teaching programmes to ensure effective learning.

You will have a proven ability to secure competitive external funding for research as a principal or co-investigator, manage research projects and deliver on research grants, in line with disciplinary norms.

We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and University. This post is suitable for flexible, hybrid working.

About the University

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to the greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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