Lecturer in Global Digital Media

SOAS University of London - Centre for Global Media and Communication, School of Interdisciplinary Studies

The role and its responsibilities

SOAS is seeking to appoint as Lecturer a research-active scholar who will contribute to the Centre for Global Media and Communication’s teaching and research in Global Digital Media and Cultures. The appointee will be expected to convene or co-convene, teach and examine in these fields and also contribute to the teaching of core subjects in global media and communications. The ability to teach Global Media in non-Western contexts is an advantage. The appointee will have research interests that complement existing strengths in CGMC and a demonstrable interest in digital cultures in Asia, Africa or the Middle East. The role also involves administration.

Skills and experience

The ideal appointee will have teaching experience in higher education, a strong research record, and administrative experience and skills. All applicants must have a PhD in Media, Communication or Digital Studies or a relevant allied subject. Those who are close to completing a PhD will also be considered. In addition, all applicants should have a strong research record and a solid journal article of renowned international standards and a record of research activity in the field.

Further information

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Dr. Dina Matar, dm27@soas.ac.uk or 020 7898 4696.

Competitive benefits package

As an employer of choice SOAS offers an extensive benefits package including:

  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and additional School closure days (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Pension scheme with generous employer contribution
  • Various loan schemes including season ticket and IT equipment
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay provisions, childcare voucher scheme, financial support for childcare

About the Centre for Global Media and Communication, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, SOAS

The Centre for Global Media and Communication at SOAS focuses on the study of non-western media and communication, political communication, international journalisms and digital cultures. It runs a lively doctoral research programme, including a PhD with practical component which enables research students to bring together written and audio-visual analyses. It also offers four distinct MA degree courses:

MA Global Media and Post-National Communication

MA Media and Development

MA International Journalisms

MA Global digital Cultures

To apply for this vacancy or download a job description, please visit www.soas.ac.uk/jobs.

Completed applications must be received by 23:59 on the closing date to be considered.

Interviews will provisionally be held on: 29th June 2018

If you have any questions or require any assistance with regard to the application process, please contact hr-recruitment@soas.ac.uk.

We are working to achieve a diverse and representative workforce at all levels within SOAS University of London. Black and Minority Ethnic groups are actively encouraged to apply for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level.

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