Job offer available in Scotland Lecturer in Media (0.5FTE) at Glasgow Caledonian University

This is a part time (0.5FTE)/fixed term opportunity from September 2019 to June 2020

Glasgow Caledonian University a vibrant, multi-cultural, modern university in the centre of Glasgow and is placed amongst the top 200 modern universities in the world (THE, 2018) and in the top 50 universities globally for social impact (THE, 2019).  Our welcoming community of 20,000 students from more than 100 countries enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York.   Our University mission, commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence is integral to everything we do and how we deliver our mission.

The Department of Media sits within the Glasgow School for Business in Society at GCU. Glasgow is Scotland’s media city, and GCU’s media & journalism team plays a central role in all the latest developments.

Applications are invited for a 0.5FTE/fixed term Lectureship in Media based within the Department of Media. The successful candidate will lead and teach modules in Media for our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes BA Media and Communication, BA Multimedia Journalism and MA Multimedia Journalism. Modules include Fan Cultures, Media Industries and dissertation supervision.

Candidates will be expected to have a PhD in a relevant area and meet the following essential criteria: 

  • Critical understanding of key theoretical frameworks that underpin the study of Media
  • Research expertise in Media or a relevant specialism
  • Experience of module and teaching administration
  • Experience of teaching Media modules
  • Familiarity with contemporary issues in Media
  • Flexibility and the ability to work independently and use own initiative
  • Ability to play a leading role within a team environment and to motivate colleagues
  • Ability to contribute to the strategic development of the department through, for example, developing new research directions, industry collaborations or knowledge 

Further details on this post are available by contacting Dr Ben McConville, Head of Department, by email Ben.McConville@gcu.ac.uk or telephone 0141 273 1970.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality and diversity, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Applicants must have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom to apply for this vacancy.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

You can apply for this role through the Glasgow Caledonian University Vacancies page.

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