Professor of Media or Film and Television or Cultural Studies or Communications

Nottingham Trent University - School of Arts and Humanities

Professor Band 1: £62,095 - £66,270 pa
Professor Band 2: £68,878 - £74,094 pa
Professor Band 3: £79,837 - £87,663 pa

Are you an academic looking for an innovative and successful university to take your next step? At NTU, we recognise that our greatest strengths lie in the energy, expertise, and experience that our colleagues bring. Thanks to our £421million investment in estates and equipment across our three campuses since 2003/4, we deliver an inspirational learning environment for both staff and students.  Our research facilities allow us to shape lives and society, which is central to our mission and achievements of our aims.

The School of Arts and Humanities delivers inspiring and supportive undergraduate and postgraduate teaching; provides doctoral supervision; collaborates and engages with local, national, and international industries, professions, and communities; and undertakes high quality research. Academics in the School work in partnership with colleagues nationally, as well as in Europe, Asia, North and South America, and Australia. This has the benefit of creating a varied and dynamic community that enhances research and the student experience more generally. The School hosts a range of innovative Research Centres and Projects, offering opportunities for collaborative work in many areas.

NTU has received national recognition, winning the THE University of the Year and Times and Sunday Times Modern University of the Year, as well as TEF Gold Rating.

We seek to appoint a full-time Professor in one of the following research areas:

  • Media
  • Film and Television
  • Cultural Studies
  • Communications

The successful candidate will provide research leadership for the Communication, Culture and Media unit of assessment. You should have a substantial international reputation in research and scholarship, an international publication record and an outstanding knowledge of the national and international landscape for the research field. Candidates who combine disciplinary depth with interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary activities are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant should have substantial experience of producing high quality individual research and of attracting external funding beyond individual research grants. He/she will have a wide-ranging, relevant academic network, experience of university governance and management; a demonstrable and substantial record of successful doctoral supervision and a commitment to Masters level teaching and PhD training; and experience of working with HEI and non-HEI partners on research projects.

If you have any specific queries in relation to these positions, please contact the Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, Angela Brown (via email: or the Associate Dean for Research for the School of Arts and Humanities, Professor Nahem Yousaf (via email:

To submit an online application for this position, please visit

Closing Date: 07 May 2018.

First Stage Interview Date: 18 May 2018.

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, candidates who require sponsorship cannot be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EEA applicant is available due to the UK Visas & Immigration requirements. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website.

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