Mark Bradley and Dr Irini Katsirea, staff at the Department of Journalism Studies

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The Department of Journalism Studies is widely recognised as a UK leader for teaching and research in our field. We are rated number 1 in the UK by the Guardian university league tables (2019). In the last Research Excellence Framework assessment, 100 per cent of our research was rated world-leading or internationally excellent for impact.

Likewise, the University of Sheffield has been placed by the Sunday Times among Britain's 100 best non-profit organisations to work for, for three consecutive years. A remarkable 94 per cent of staff say they are proud to work for the University.

In response to increased student numbers and the changing nature of the media, we are often looking to recruit new teaching and research staff to the Department of Journalism Studies. Our current vacancy is for a University Teacher in Journalism.

  • See below for an outline of this position
  • Download the job vacancy brochure and About the University document for more detailed information about the posts, the department and the University of Sheffield
  • Apply online through the University's jobs portal. For help and support using the portal, please email
  • For informal enquiries about this job and the recruiting department, contact Lisa Bradley on or 0114 222 2544
  • For administration queries and details on the application process, contact the lead recruiter Michelle Nicholson on or 0114 222 2499

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Journalism Studies staff

University Teacher in Journalism

We are seeking to recruit a specialist in magazine and digital news journalism to the role of University Teacher. This role will contribute across our professional practice programmes, especially MA Magazine Journalism and BA Journalism Studies.

The successful applicant will have an undergraduate degree or equivalent levels of experience and substantial recent or current experience in journalism at a senior level, ideally spread over magazines, online, and digital journalism. They will have played a key strategic role in the industry's transition to digital methods of newsgathering and publication and will be expected to keep in touch with developments in journalism practice and feed them directly into their teaching. They will ideally have experience of teaching in higher education and may have, or be working towards, a postgraduate qualification in teaching.

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Closing date: 12 June 2019
Interviews: tbc