Professor in Communications and Media

London (GB)
Professorial scale (£59,621 - £96,213)
04 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

London College of Communication
Professor in Communications and Media
Professorial scale (£59,621 - £96,213)

London College of Communication, a College of the University of Arts London, is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education.  

We work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments across the Communications and Media sectors to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future.  

We are driving forward an ambitious research agenda and a major step towards this will be the appointment of a Professor in each of the Colleges Schools. We are now inviting applications from outstanding candidates for appointment to the new position of Professor of Communications and Media within our Media School. The School has a comprehensive portfolio that spans the disciplines of publishing, advertising, public relations, media communications, photography, and journalism.

As our new Professor, you will play a key strategic role in the development of knowledge exchange and research work through developing funding bids, global networks and external collaborations and projects in the field of media and communications. In developing your research and/or knowledge exchange activity within the strategic aims and remit of the institution, you will be a high-profile appointment for the School and will be present and active across our community.

Professorial candidates will be expected to have a substantive record of excellence and innovation in academic achievement and/or strategic academic leadership as demonstrated by your scholarly activity and success in bid writing. Above all, the role requires someone with a deep commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration across the School and beyond.

For full information on this appointment, please visit  
The closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 2nd October 2019.

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.