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Lecturer in Communications and Media (Public Relations)

University of the Arts London, London College of Communication

Location: London
Salary: £39,275 to £47,120 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th September 2021
Closes: 22nd September 2021
Job Ref: 7282

We are looking to recruit an early career academic in the field of Public Relations. You will join our team of academics and industry practitioners working on BA (Hons) Public Relations and in relevant areas across the Communications and Media programme.

Other courses in the programme include undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Advertising; Contemporary Media Cultures; Media Communications; and Media, Communications and Critical Practice. The role requires a specific focus on at least one of the following: public relations, marketing, branding, digital marketing, integrated marketing communication, industry experience, professional practice, reputation management, and engagement with diversity and inclusion in media and public relations.

You will proactively contribute to pedagogic and curriculum development that stimulate thought and practice, that challenge the canon of public relations with the aim of promoting diversity and inclusivity, and have an ability to work as part of a team.

You will have teaching experience in Higher Education and have an emerging track record of delivering high quality student experience, including through curriculum delivery, development and assessment. As Lecturer, you will take responsibility for teaching and learning on relevant units including their management and coordination, and supervising final major projects and dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will have experience of providing academic and pastoral support to students, of monitoring student progress and maintaining appropriate records. You will have or be willing to study for a relevant teaching qualification.

Why choose us?
London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise in creative media and communication and includes: advertising, PR, journalism and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; design cultures; interactive and visual communication and virtual reality.

Your profile
You will bring an advanced knowledge of your subject area and be able to apply this to broader processes of change and future directions, through innovative pedagogy, knowledge exchange and/or research. A PhD (or near to completion) or equivalent relevant industry experience is essential. You will have a strong commitment to the advancement of your field and be able to identify potential sources of funding and develop original projects. You will make a significant contribution to teaching and research or knowledge exchange activities in the programme.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, or telephone 020 7514 7985.

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: 22 September 2021 23:55.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

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