Department of Media and Communications
The London School of Economics and Political Science
Salary: £32,794 to £39,669
Fixed term 12 months
Application deadline: July 5, 2014
Applications are invited from outstanding candidates in the field of media and communications. The successful candidate will join an established and successful department, on grade point average ranked third in the UK in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.
Applicants should demonstrate research excellence and a commitment to critically assessing claims about ways to theorise and empirically research mediated relationships between media and communications technologies and the social world.
We particularly welcome applications from those with expertise that contributes to understanding the social, political, economic and/or cultural dimensions of social and technological change in today’s complex mediated environment.
We would seek someone who works at the intersection of media policy and ethics, especially with regard to issues around public media and media policy such as regulation, journalism, governance, and law. They would be expected to connect with the Department’s journalism think-tank Polis and the Media Policy Project.
You will have (or will have submitted) a PhD in a relevant discipline by the post start date. You will also have a proven record of research published in key journals; or evidence that such a record is being developed.
You will also demonstrate the ability to teach on a range of courses currently on offer within the Department of Media and Communications and to contribute to areas not currently covered.
The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found in the person specification which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system. To apply for this post, or see those details, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/jobsatlse and select “Vacancies”.