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Senior Lecturer in Media & Communications
Application closing date
Faculty / School or Service
Faculty of Arts & Humanities
£37,083 - £52,800 per annum
As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Fixed Term for 2 Years
Committed to research and teaching excellence and passionate about the arts, humanities, design and media, Coventry University Faculty of Art and Humanities is a vibrant community of scholars, researchers and practitioners with profile across the globe and a heritage of quality built up over 150 years.
The School of Media and Performing
Arts has a long-sustained reputation for innovation and enjoys a rapidly rising profile. It has established a highly distinctive approach towards its teaching, research and professional practice and offers exciting undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Dance, Theatre, Music and Music Technology and within Media, Media and Communications, Journalism, Media Production, Digital Media, and Photography.
We are seeking an academic with an established profile in a distinctive field within Media & Communications, to join our thriving, innovative course. Applicants should hold a doctorate in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience and be able to relate the key debates framing the transformation and location of media in contemporary culture to teaching contexts. In addition, applicants must have a proven track record of delivering a first-class student experience within a higher education environment. Experience of education innovation would be advantageous.
Successful candidates will undertake teaching assessment and delivery within our BA in Media and Communications course. A particular focus on emerging forms of Media, communication and cultural practice and its theoretical analysis, Media and Creative Industries, media circulation and distribution, cultural and creative labour is key to this post. They must have capabilities in utilising web/mobile/networked and social media platforms for academic purposes. Practical and technical skills such as basic editing and filming are a plus.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a continuing engagement with pedagogic development - those without a teaching qualification will be required to undertake Coventry University's PGCHE and/or secure HEA fellowship; and must have a proven track record of delivering a first-class student experience within a higher education environment.
Successful applicants will have a strong track record of research/scholarship (contributing to REF, and subsequent evaluations). They will have engaged actively in research, publication, income generation and/or professional practice in recent critical/theoretical approaches to new forms of media and mediated cultures.
See our courses at: http://www.coventry.ac.uk/media
For an informal discussion about this post please contact Head of School Natalie Garrett Brown (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Course Director Miriam De Rosa (email@example.com)
Closing Date: 6 August 2017
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