Lecturer in Media & Communication (Education) 24 months FTC

Media & Communications - UK jOBS

Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.


The School of Arts & Social Sciences is an internationally excellent centre of research and learning on the human condition in all its dimensions. It is a large and vibrant School with around 4,200 students and over 300 staff in seven Departments: The School will be embarking on an exciting period of change for the new academic year, creating the School of Communication and Creativity, consisting of Journalism, Performing Arts, Media, Culture and Creative Industries together with a new School of Policy and Global Affairs comprising of Economics, International Politics and Sociology &; Criminology.


The Department of Sociology City, University of London offers an exceptional and varied programme of study providing a full teaching programme. It is committed to maintaining the high quality of our teaching. The Department of Sociology has established an international reputation as a centre of excellence in the research and education In REF 2021, the Department has rocketed 11 places up the ranking to be 5th in the UK; which is the joint largest increase in the country by this metric. The Department delivers research-led education across a range of areas to approximately 700 students. The Department offers an exceptional and varied programme of study providing a full teaching programme and is committed to maintaining the high quality of our teaching.

Person Specification

Applicants should be educated to PhD level in Media and Communication or related discipline.

They will be an outstanding academic in media and communication with any specialisms in media and communication theory and research methods, media history, global media industries, or international communication, who will be able deliver high-quality education at mainly postgraduate but also undergraduate levels.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

The role is available from September 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Closing date: Sunday 24th July 2022 at 11:59pm.

Interviews are scheduled to take place in July 2022.

To apply and for more information about the post please use the links below.

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture, for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or social class. For more information on our approaches to encouraging an inclusive environment, please see our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Pages.

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