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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Communication Studies

University of Otago - Media, Film and Communication Programme

Location: Dunedin - New Zealand
Salary: NZ$82,416 to NZ$119,266 or £42,044.28 to £60,843.19 (converted salary*)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th May 2022
Closes: 3rd July 2022
Job Ref: 2200902

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Lecturer /Senior Lecturer in Communication Studies to join Pāpāho, Whitiāhua, Pārokoroko/the Media, Film and Communication programme at the University of Otago, in Te Wai Pounamu, the stunning South Island of Aotearoa New Zealand.

The role is a full time, permanent (confirmation path) position. The successful candidate will contribute to critical cultural and communication research and teaching. This involves developing curriculum at the undergraduate level, supervising postgraduate students, and carrying out independent research. In this role the successful candidate will also teach one or more of our core communication papers (courses). Outlines of our core papers can be found at this link

The position provides the opportunity to work within a strong and forward-looking collegial programme dedicated to excellence in teaching and research. We have an international reputation as a centre for scholarly excellence and provide an intellectual community with a research culture that is vibrant, welcoming and supportive. We have regularly organised national and international conferences and have hosted distinguished scholars from around the world. As a programme we are also aiming to bring Māori culture into an intersectional dialogue with broader issues of representation, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and political agency through the study of Media, Film and Communication.

We welcome applications from outside New Zealand. We particularly welcome applications from Māori and Pacifika scholars with research interests in any area of Communication Studies.

Kā pūkeka me kā wheako/Your skills and experience

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong disciplinary grounding in critical communication studies. Ideal candidates will possess the following skills and experience: 

  • a PhD in Communication Studies or cognate area.
  • an excellent research profile along with a commitment to and/or established connections with international and/or national researchers.
  • a demonstrated ability to deliver high-quality teaching.
  • a demonstrated ability to teach core courses in Communication studies.
  • a commitment to contribute their own specialist courses in our programme.
  • a commitment to developing collaborative working relationships with colleagues and to supporting the University’s Māori, Pacific, and Sustainability strategic frameworks.
  • a commitment to being a productive collaborator with a track record of working collegially. 

Pāpāho, Whitiāhua, Pārokoroko/About Media, Film, and Communication 

Housed in New Zealand’s first University, founded in 1869, we are the most experienced Communication programme in the country. We offered the first undergraduate major in Communication Studies in 2000 and have continued to develop this dynamic field of study ever since. Communication Studies is part of the Media, Film, and Communication Programme. The programme offers two undergraduate majors, a major in Communication Studies and a major in Film and Media Studies, along with a minor in Science Communication (in association with the Centre of Science Communication). 

Confidential enquiries may be directed to Dr Brett Nicholls, Head of Programme, Media, Film, and Communication, + 64 3 479 8819, brett.nicholls@otago.ac.nz

Application/Tono 

Candidates are required to provide: 

  • CV, including relevant employment history.
  • application letter (maximum 2 pages), outlining how you fit the role.
  • 3-4 referee contact details, including telephone number and email address. 

To submit your application please click the apply button.  Applications quoting reference number 2200902 will close on Sunday, 3 July 2022.

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