U Otago: Communication Studies (New Zealand)

“Job2 Lecturers in Communication Studies, Media, Film, and Communication Program, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Deadline: May 23, 2021.

The University of Otago is seeking to appoint two outstanding Lecturers to join the Media, Film, and Communication Programme. These roles are full-time, permanent (confirmation path) positions. Both Lecturers will teach primarily into the Communication Studies area.

The positions provide the opportunity to work within a strong and forward-looking programme dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, as well as a spirit of collegiality. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching and curriculum development at undergraduate level, be involved in postgraduate supervision, and carry out a programme of independent research.

People in this role will be expected to make a strong contribution to several of the following areas of the developing curriculum:

  • Critical communication and cultural theory
  • News media
  • Advertising and consumer culture
  • Intercultural communication
  • Surveillance studies
  • Environmental communication
  • Writing for the media
  • Indigenous or intersectional approaches.

They particularly welcome applications from Māori and Pasifika scholars with research interests in any area of Communication Studies, in particular Indigenous and/or intersectional approaches. The Media, Film, and Communication Programme is committed to strengthening its curriculum and research in mātauranga Māori and Pasifika and to supporting the University of Otago’s Māori Strategic Framework and Pacific Strategic Framework.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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