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[ecrea] position at Northumbria Uni -Professor in Media

Fri Feb 08 18:35:56 GMT 2013

 Professor in Media

     *Northumbria University* -Arts, Design and Social Sciences

*Ref ADS12/09
**Full Time
**Location: Newcastle upon Tyne*

*Salary: £56,067 - £80,000** *

We are seeking to appoint a Professor in Media with an outstanding record in research and teaching, a track record of successful bidding and excellent impact. The successful candidate will join the Department of Media and Communication Design, which embraces media production, journalism, mass communication, media aspects of cultural studies, advertising, graphic design, animation, and interactive media. We offer exciting inter-disciplinary research opportunities across media, visual and interaction design, and cultural studies.

You will be expected to lead the development of research within the Department and direct research operations with the support from the Department's Professors and Readers, and from the Faculty's excellent research administration. You will be required to take a lead role in developing the research culture of the Department, including the development of practice-based research, initiating and participating in multi-and inter-disciplinary initiatives within the Department, Faculty and across the University.

You will develop and consolidate your existing research interests, make a major contribution to the REF; generate research income through bids to national research councils and other funding bodies; build and strengthen external partnerships; be alert to impact opportunities; and contribute generally to the new Department's evolving research culture. The successful candidate will develop new postgraduate modules, contribute to some undergraduate teaching, and attract and supervise PGR students.

Candidates with research interests in Media and Politics, or in New Media, would be particularly welcome, but candidates with expertise in other media research are also encouraged to apply.

For an informal discussion about this position please contact Professor Gilbert Cockton, Head of Department on 0191 4971.

To download an Application Form please visit the apply button below.

Northumbria University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

*Closing Date: *28 February 2013

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