Lecturer in Media

Lancaster, Lancashire (GB)
£34,804 - £40,322
05 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Ref: A2916

Job Title: Lecturer in Media

Department of Sociology
Salary: £34,804 - £40,322
Closing Date:  
  2 January 2020
Interview Date:   23 January 2020
Contract:    Fixed Term

Lancaster University’s Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time Teaching and Research Lecturer position in Media Studies (three year fixed term). We particularly want to enrich our existing research strengths in one or more of the following areas: Transnational Media; Global Media (non-Western); Inequalities and Media; Social Media Activism; Screen Studies; Media and Consumer Society; Media and Environmental Activism; Media and Democracy; Decolonising Media (as practice). We especially welcome applicants who employ Critical Race, Post-Colonial, Indigenous, and Feminist approaches and who are excited by the possibilities of our dynamic and interdisciplinary research department.

You will be able to teach undergraduate and postgraduate students in the theory and/or practice of media, as well as supervise graduate student research. We also particularly welcome applicants with experience in diversifying assessment through creative/critical media project work or audio-visual projects.

We are seeking a lecturer who can: develop our student experience beyond the curriculum (through field trips and our student experience programme); participate in recruitment visits to schools and colleges; contribute to the University’s ambitious widening participation targets; foster links with international partners; generate excellent learning environments for international students; and contribute to our Global Summer School programme in Media.

You will receive training, mentoring and opportunities for Professional Development.

For informal enquiries please contact the Head of Department Professor Imogen Tyler by email

This is a fixed term appointment for three years.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.