Lecturer in Multimedia Journalism

Media & Communications - UK jOBS

Post Type:  Part Time

Hours per Week:  14.4

Do you have experience of working in the multimedia journalism industry and are passionate about passing on your knowledge to students?

Are you looking for a challenging role in an environment that is open, vibrant and welcomes new ideas? Then join the University of East London as Lecturer in Multimedia Journalism and you could soon be developing and delivering high quality, innovative and engaging teaching in the media and journalism areas.

At UEL, we know the world of work is changing and that means our students will need to develop critical thinking, emotional intelligence and resilience to realise their potential. This is why we’ve embedded these future-proofed tools at the heart of every one of our degrees. We’re looking for outstanding educators who exude a love of teaching, inspire and motivate students and colleagues through their approach, and are committed to achieving excellent outcomes for students. 

Your challenge? To design, develop and deliver innovative teaching across Journalism at undergraduate level. You’ll also collaborate with colleagues and management on the development of existing and new programmes with the view of continuous improvement.

The successful candidate will have a degree or equivalent in a related discipline, a postgraduate qualification and/or significant professional experience in Multimedia Journalism. You will have a demonstrable understanding of relevant industries and multiplatform journalism, as well as experience of learning development and collaboration with external stakeholders, including industry partners and a successful track record of research and/or consultancy.

We are particularly looking for academics that have experience in one or more of the following areas taught at UEL:

  • Experience writing for digital, print or social platforms
  • Experience with storytelling, content styling and visualisation
  • Experience in VR/360/AR content production
  • Innovation in interactive blended learning
  • Knowledge of content production in the following mainstream subject areas i.e. Fashion, Sport, Music, Politics, Current Affairs and Data

Adept at conveying ideas to students from a range of backgrounds, you will also bring a deep commitment to closing the award gap, gender equality, and LGBTQIA awareness/visibility/empowerment. You will also enjoy developing professional relationships with students, colleagues, employers, and outside agencies alike. 

At UEL, we aim to attract and retain the best possible staff and offer a working environment at the heart of a dynamic region with excellent transport links. You can look forward to a warm, sincere welcome, genuine camaraderie and mobility in an institution led with passion, visibility and purpose. Your impact, resilience and sense of collegiality will directly contribute to UEL’s future and those of the students whose lives you will touch and change forever. We also offer a great range of benefits including pension, family friendly policies and an on-site nursery and gym at our Docklands Campus. 

If you have a specific question about the role, please email Dr Rosemary Stott, Head of Media Department, [email protected]

Further details:   Job Description & Person Specification    

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CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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