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Lecturer in Digital Media Management

Birkbeck, University of London

Location: London
Salary: £39,173 to £54,142 Per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 17th September 2021
Closes: 22nd October 2021
Job Ref: 458340

Birkbeck is recruiting for a new Lecturer in Digital Media Management to support our expanding provision in this area across levels and contribute to our growing and international research profile.

The new Lecturer in Digital Media Management will play a key role in overseeing the development of digital media management, digital economy, and social media and online marketing courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will bring a passion for innovative research-led teaching and an ability to synthesise critical, theoretical, and practical approaches to teaching digital media management. You will also have a clear and cogent strategy for outstanding research in this emergent sub-discipline. The successful applicant will join a growing team of academics with a strong international research and impact profile.

This role will include Programme Director responsibilities for an online Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Media Management which will be delivered in partnership with University of London Worldwide. The successful applicant will ideally have distance education and online teaching experience. They will work with FMACS colleagues and UoLWW to contribute to and oversee the programme development process and lead the programme after it launches, as well as contribute to teaching on it.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD in a related discipline and a clear research trajectory within the broad fields of digital media management and/or digital industries and economy. We are also looking for someone with an emergent publication record and experience of higher education teaching. Experience and/or interest in establishing links with digital organisations and industry partners would be an asset.   


Lecture grade of the College's London Pay Scale which is £39,173 rising to £54,142 per annum.

The salary quoted is on the College's London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the London area.


If you would like to know more about the role please click on apply below or contact Dr Joel McKim, Senior Lecturer in Digital Media and Culture, via  

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While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.

Birkbeck offers a competitive salary and pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London.

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award, operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes.

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