Reader in Communication
St Mary’s University, Twickenham – School of Arts and Humanities
Closes: 22nd March 2017
This is an exciting opportunity to join the University’s multidisciplinary School of Arts and Humanities at a key moment in its development. The School currently offers excellent programmes in creative arts and humanities including BAs in Acting, Screen and Film Media, History, and Creative and Professional Writing, as well as innovative postgraduate courses in Sports Journalism, Public History, Theatre Directing, and Human Trafficking.
The School is now embarking on a new phase of curriculum and research development in several areas including Communication. The person appointed will join the Communication team and contribute to the production of cutting edge research and scholarship which will underpin excellent teaching and engage effectively with the public square including industry and international audiences.
We invite applications from outstanding candidates whose research and teaching experience lie in the general field of Communication and may relate, more specifically, to areas such as strategic communication, public relations, content strategy, public or political communication, and reputation management.
You will have experience of managing projects in an HE environment and will have the enthusiasm and creative energy necessary to contribute to the development of the Communication teaching portfolio and research profile. You will have a strong publishing record, excellent student-centred teaching experience, outstanding research and industry networks, and a commitment to developing students’ creative, entrepreneurial, and ethical capacities.
Since 1850, St Mary’s mission has been to provide a high quality academic and professional environment, inspired by its distinctive ethos and values. The University is an inclusive academic community where everybody is welcomed.
At St Mary’s you will not just be choosing a place of work but an inspiring and welcoming community where you will nurture and educate students to be ready to meet the challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow. We place a particular emphasis on character and life skills development in the student experience.