|Salary:||£41,386 to £68,946 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance|
|Placed On:||30th March 2023|
|Closes:||26th April 2023|
Contact details: Professor Nick Wilson, Head of CMCI, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Culture, Media & Creative Industries (CMCI) seeks to hire a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Culture, Media & Creative Industries, specialising in Economics. This exciting new post will contribute to the excellent research profile of the Department while also engaging in teaching, leadership and pastoral support across our expanding portfolio of courses. This includes the BA Culture, Media & Creative Industries and three postgraduate programmes: Cultural & Creative Industries MA; Arts & Cultural Management MA, and Global Media Industries MA.
We seek applicants who can contribute to our goals of delivering innovative, inclusive, and socially-engaged education, and the ongoing diversification of our curriculum. Building on existing research and teaching strengths in the area, the new post will provide an exciting new point of reference for economic analysis of the creative and performing arts and the heritage and cultural industries and the economic organization of the cultural sector.
CMCI is distinctive in its commitment to interdisciplinarity, and the position requires teaching across a broad range of areas. Indicatively, the post will lead or contribute to team-teaching on modules including Creative Institutions and Industries: (i) Policy and Politics; (ii) Practice and Management; Cultural Economies; Managing Cultural Projects (BA level); Arts & Management; Cultural Policy (MA level). They will also supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations.
The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Economics or a PhD in Culture, Media & Creative Industries (or a closely related discipline), with an excellent knowledge and understanding of a field of expertise relating to economics and its connections and applications to the fields of culture, media and creative industries. They will be a highly effective educator, with experience of both face-to-face and online teaching and assessment in Higher Education, a commitment to student learning and welfare, and an aptitude for working within an interdisciplinary framework. The post-holder will support students in developing and applying quantitative approaches to research (particularly relating to economic analysis and economic policies). Leadership in curriculum development and research support in this area would be expected at Senior Lecturer level.
King’s is committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion and through this appointment it is our aim to develop candidate pools that include applicants from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly encourage applications from people from global majority ethnicities, women, LGBTQ+ identities, and from people with disabilities.
This post is an open-ended position with a probation period, which is usually three years. In applying for this role please include a covering letter clearly indicating how you meet the essential and desirable criteria below, and an up-to-date CV. Applicants are asked to include, as part of their covering letter, a separate statement describing past experience of, and/or future plans for, promoting diversity and inclusion.
This post will be offered on a full-time, indefinite contract from 1 July 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.
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