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The Department of Journalism Studies is widely recognised as a UK leader for teaching and research in our field. We have been rated number 1 in our subject area several times by the UK's three independent university league tables. In the last Research Excellence Framework assessment, 100 per cent of our research was rated world-leading or internationally excellent for impact.

In response to increased student numbers and the changing nature of the media, we are often looking to recruit new teaching, research and professional services staff to the Department of Journalism Studies. Our current academic vacancy is displayed below.

University Teacher in Journalism

We're looking for a specialist in creative content, online and digital journalism, with experience of managing digital and social media brands.  This role will contribute across our professional practice programmes, especially MA Journalism and BA Journalism Studies.

The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree or equivalent levels of experience and substantial recent or current experience in journalism at a senior level, ideally on digital magazines or other journalism websites. They will have played a key strategic role in the industry’s transition to digital methods of storytelling (news and features) and publication and will be expected to keep in touch with developments in journalism practice and feed them directly into their teaching.

Our new University Teacher will have ideally have experience of teaching in higher education and may have, or be working 
towards, a postgraduate qualification in teaching. They will have the ability to make a substantial contribution to curriculum development and to translate their experience into effective and innovative teaching.

Terms full time, open-ended
Closing date 14 July 2021
Job reference number UOS028995

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For queries about the application process
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