Lecturer in Media, Communications and International Journalism

Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
27 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
28 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

College of Social Sciences
School of Social and Political Sciences

The University of Glasgow is one of the UK’s leading research institutions and is ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide. With an annual research income of more than £180 million, Glasgow is a member of the prestigious Russell Group, which comprises the UK’s leading research universities. Our strategic plan Inspiring People Changing the World (2015-2020) sets out our ambition to be a world-class, world-changing university, building on our current strong academic and financial position, and further growing our excellent international reputation.

The School of Social and Political Sciences is one of four Schools within the College of Social Sciences. It is home to a vibrant community of dynamic and engaged research and teaching staff working across a broad range of social science disciplines. The School seeks to support all staff to produce world-class research and outstanding teaching and to take up opportunities for professional development.

We are seeking to appoint to the following positions within our School. All candidates will be expected to support the delivery of an excellent student experience by contributing to teaching, assessment and administration processes associated with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and to undertake scholarship to enhance research-led learning and teaching in the School.

Lecturer in Media, Communications and International Journalism
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The successful candidate will contribute to and build on the existing success of the MSc in Media, Communications and International Journalism, and support future growth within that programme. We welcome applicants with specialist knowledge of teaching methods and techniques relating to the sociology of media and communications and of historical and contemporary sociological research of the media.

For informal discussions about the post, please contact Professor Michele Burman, Head of School of Social & Political Sciences, by e-mail at Michele.Burman@glasgow.ac.uk.

For full details, and to apply, please visit http://www.glasgow.ac.uk/jobs and search for the related reference number.

Appointments will be made on the Grade 7/8 salary scales of £34,520 - £38,833 / £42,418 - £49,149.

Closing date for all posts: 28 May 2018.

Interviews will take place in early-mid June.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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