Lecturer (Education) in Media Analysis (0.5 FTE)

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1432125

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Lecturer (Education) in Media Analysis based in Belfast.

Lecturer (Education) in Media Analysis (0.5 FTE)

Ref: 19/107732

School of Arts, English and Languages

Salary scale: £33,199 to £50,132 per annum

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities in the UK and Ireland, combining excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos. With over 24,000 students, 4,200 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, we offer generous employment terms underpinned by excellent lifestyle benefits such as opportunities for family friendly working and support for wellbeing.

Our five core values – Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence – are shared by our staff and students, representing the expectations we have for ourselves and each other, guiding our day-to-day decisions and the way we behave as individuals in an international organisation.

We are currently seeking a 0.5 Lecturer (Education) in Media Analysis to join the team delivering our BA Broadcast Production and MA Media and Broadcast Production programmes. The BA in Broadcast Production and MA in Media and Broadcast Production are intensely practical degree programmes, which also incorporate theoretical engagement with the history, theories and analysis of the media.

The successful candidate will teach core modules on the history and analysis of broadcast media at MA and BA level, with a particular focus on radio and television. They will also be able to teach a module on gender and broadcasting. There will be opportunities to contribute to the ongoing development of the non-practice elements of these degrees, and we are particularly interested in candidates with research interests in sound studies and in current and future developments in the audio-visual media landscape.

The successful candidate must have:

  • PhD at or near completion in the broad area of media or broadcast studies
  • Relevant teaching experience in tertiary education, including postgraduate teaching, in a relevant area or areas of media / broadcast studies.
  • Ability to contribute to broader management and administrative processes.

To apply, please click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our website. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application.

Closing date: Monday 2 September 2019

Anticipated interview dates: Thursday 19 September 2019 or Friday 20 September

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability. 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but, in particular circumstances, may be renewed or made permanent, subject to availability of funding.