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LSE Fellow in Media and Communications

19.03.2020 07:34 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science

Salary from £35,432 to £42,860 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £46,117 pa inclusive of London allowance

This is a fixed term appointment for one year, starting from 1 September 2020, with a possibility of extension for one further year.

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates in the field of Media and Communications. The successful candidates will join an established and successful department which graduates 300+ MSc students a year and which was ranked first in the UK’s 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

The Department is seeking to appoint two LSE Fellows who are able to make important contributions to its teaching and research. The posts present an excellent starting point for an academic to gain teaching experience while developing their research career.

Candidates will have a completed PhD in Media and Communications or a closely related field (PhD in hand without revisions pending by date of application). Candidates must demonstrate evidence of high quality teaching at the post-graduate level, an interest in contributing to teaching about global media audiences and/or methods of research in Media and Communications, with experience of survey/ data analysis methods, as well as experience of teaching media and communication theories from a critical and international perspective. Candidates will have a developing research record in the field of Media and Communications with evidence of a commitment to critically assessing theories and empirical research. Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills and have a commitment to equality and diversity.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification, available here:

If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Dr Bingchun Meng:

The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 7 April 2020 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

An LSE Fellowship is intended to be an entry route to an academic career and is deemed by the School to be a career development position. As such, applicants who have already been employed as a LSE Fellow for three years in total are not eligible to apply. If you have any queries about this please contact the HR Division.



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