|Salary:||£36,333 to £54,422 per annum - By annual incremental progression|
|Placed On:||27th March 2023|
|Closes:||21st April 2023|
Hours per week: 37
Interview date: Friday 5th May 2023
We are looking for a high calibre individual to boost our existing team of journalism academics at the University of Sunderland as we expand into exciting new areas of teaching provision. The team deliver undergraduate courses in Journalism, Sports Journalism and Fashion Journalism courses, and a postgraduate MA in Journalism. Finding an adaptive individual who can support these courses and our growth into areas such as journalism apprenticeships is a priority.
The ideal candidate will have both extensive experience teaching in higher education and as a journalist, preferably working in news and/or sport on digital platforms.
We can appoint at lecturer level for journalists with little or no academic background. You will be provided with professional development opportunities to advance your career through automatic progression and then via promotion to senior lecturer level or for candidates with a higher level of experience of academic leadership, we can appoint at Senior Lecturer level with the expectation of the successful applicant taking a key role leading one of our courses. You will be supported to conduct research in an area of specialism.
This role also involves supporting our students through personal tutoring and added-value activities such as industry events, and trips in the UK and overseas, as well as being involved in recruitment events.
The successful applicant will have:
We particularly welcome applicants who:
The University of Sunderland is a university on the rise. With ranking positions across The Guardian, Sunday Times and Complete University Guide league tables improving year on year, and a doubling of submissions rated as ‘World Leading’ in the latest Research Exercise Framework, the University of Sunderland fosters a dynamic environment of ambition and achievement for students, faculty, and staff. Last year it was shortlisted for the ‘University of the Year’ award in recognition of the outstanding work of its staff and students in furthering its ambition to be a transformative, life-changing institution.
The city itself has undergone a multi-million-pound regeneration which has attracted further millions of pounds of investment and new talent to the region, bolstering a thriving digital SME economy. The city of Sunderland is building towards a sustainable future and by 2030 it has plans to be an established dynamic, healthy and vibrant smart city.
For an informal chat, please email Associate Head of School (Journalism and Communications) email@example.com
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The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from the following groups as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area: Women, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as well as candidates with disabilities, whether hidden or otherwise. In addition, we are ‘happy to talk flexible working’.
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