Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Journalism & Media

University of Northampton

Location: Avenue Campus

The University of Northampton is looking to recruit an innovative industry connected Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to deliver an industry focused dynamic curriculum. The Journalism department delivers a BA Multimedia Journalism, accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council, and has excellent links with industry including a highly successful guest speaker programme. The department will also launch BA Sports Multimedia Journalism in the Autumn. The successful applicant will bring industry experience as a practitioner in multi-platform journalism. We are particularly interested to hear from industry practitioners with experience in radio, television, print or online. The successful applicant will have a first degree or postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject and should be able to demonstrate current professional engagement with the sector.

Interview Date: 17 November 2017

The University of Northampton’s focus on a personalised learning experience for our students was recently cited by HEFCE as a reason for our Gold award in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. To augment this approach further we have adopted an ‘Active Blended Learning’ (ABL) approach which places greater emphasis on student-centred activities that support the development of subject knowledge, understanding, independent learning and digital fluency. Successful candidates for academic posts at the University of Northampton will be expected to adopt ABL as standard in their teaching practice.

This is an exciting time to join our University as we prepare to relocate in September 2018 to a new purpose-built, town-centre campus designed to adapt to 21st century teaching and the ABL model.  We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of transforming lives for the better and inspiring positive change.

The University of Northampton is one of only two Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the UK, and in 2017 was awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark, an independent guarantee that we have proven to our employees, students and stakeholders that we are committed to continuous improvement across our business in order to consistently deliver a positive impact on people and planet.

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview

The University of Northampton as an employer strives to achieve diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves.

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