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Senior Lecturer in Publishing (Education)

City, University of London - Department of English

Location: London
Salary: £55,750 to £62,727
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th April 2021
Closes: 28th April 2021
Job Ref: 60032604


Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

The School of Arts & Social Sciences is seeking to appoint an outstanding Senior Lecturer within the Department of English which was launched in September 2017. The Department developed from a Centre of English in the Department of Journalism which integrated established postgraduate and research strengths in Publishing and Creative Writing. The Department’s BA (Hons) English was launched in 2016 as an innovative offering with a practice-based, interdisciplinary focus. The Department also houses MA and PhD English programmes.


The successful applicant will contribute to the development and delivery of excellent undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; work collaboratively with others as a member of an interdisciplinary team; support and mentor students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and undertake administrative and management activities appropriate to the role level, including holding strategic roles which underpin our continuing growth and success. In addition, the role will fulfil teaching and administrative duties appropriate to the position of Senior Lecturer.

Person Specification

The successful applicant will hold a relevant PhD and have demonstrable expertise related to both commercial and creative digital sectors of publishing and related scholarship. A key aspect of the role will be to have extensive experience at executive-level in the publishing industry as well as current experience of university programme administration. The appointed applicant will be able to demonstrate achievements as a university teacher and academic colleague, with a record of mentoring and supporting students, working collaboratively with staff, and planning, designing and improving both stand-alone and interdisciplinary programmes and modules in Publishing.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

The role is available from 01 July 2021 or earlier by negotiation.

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 28th April 2021

Interviews are scheduled for 28th May 2021.

For more information about the role please contact Patricia Moran

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture, for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or social class. For more information on our approaches to encouraging an inclusive environment, please see our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Pages.

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