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[ecrea] Lecturer/senior lecturer in Journalism position at York St John University
Wed Nov 14 13:04:59 GMT 2018
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Journalism
Department: School of Performance & Media Production
Salary: £33,199 to £38,460 per annum
Closing Date: Tuesday 27 November 2018 at midnight
Interview Date: Tuesday 18 December 2018
Full time, permanent role
Salary is £33,199 to £38,460 (Grade 7) for a Lecturer
Salary is £39,609 to £50,132 (Grade 8) for a Senior Lecturer
York St John is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic
York and there has never been a more exciting time to join us.
Significant investment in our campus and facilities, the development of
forward-thinking new partnerships and an enhanced range of contemporary
courses have helped make us the fastest growing University in the U.K.
over the past two years. Now we are building on that achievement,
developing a new Strategy for the next decade, emphasising our
commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education and
contributing our talents to creating a fairer world, and a more
prosperous region. We are putting inspirational learning and impactful
research at the heart of this strategy, recognising our academic
expertise as our greatest asset and investing in enabling this expertise
As a Stonewall Top 100 employer and holder of the Social Enterprise Gold
Mark for Responsible Business Practice, our strength lies in the
supportive, inclusive network that exists within our team: renowned for
our friendly, progressive environment, we will nurture your potential so
that you can accomplish your ambitions.
All of this takes place at the heart of beautiful York, recently named
by the Sunday Times as the best U.K. city to grow up in because of the
quality of education, culture and community spirit that we form part of!
The School of Performance and Media Production is a creative and vibrant
community providing exciting opportunities for students to explore their
subject and achieve their potential. We are seeking a motivated,
experienced professional in Journalism, with HE knowledge and industry
practice, to come and join our Media Production team.
Our BJTC-accredited Journalism pathway is situated within a
collaborative programme suite alongside Film & TV and Media Production.
We have a longstanding reputation in production and our film graduates
include BAFTA and Royal Television Society award winners, and have
worked on Oscar-nominated films, including Carol (2015). Our Journalism
students continue to benefit from this production expertise and engage
with a range of international, national and local developments at the
leading edge of the latest industry developments across all platforms
including mobile, digital, print, TV and radio. Students work with a
growing range of partner organisations including media and journalism
professionals from Google News Labs, YorkMix, BBC Radio York, Campus
Life, Aesthetica Magazine and the Press Association.
We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to play a key role
in the teaching, learning, and ongoing academic development of
Journalism as well as contributing more widely across our Media
Production suite, at undergraduate level and with the potential to
supervise PG research students. The successful applicant will have a
track record of teaching, research and industry practice. We welcome
applicants with specialisms in the following areas:
* Magazine Production
* Data Journalism
* Mobile Journalism
* TV and/or radio news
* News & Features (Online)
If you enjoy supporting students in discovering new skills and
knowledge, and want to help them develop as critical practitioners with
a tool-kit to help them contribute to the media landscape of the future,
then we want to hear from you.
You will have:
* Academic qualification equating to a first degree
* Have or be nearing completion of a higher degree (Masters or PhD)
or equivalent relevant professional qualification / experience
* Significant and successful professional experience in media
* Successful, relevant teaching experience taking account of
developments in learning and teaching
If you wish to be considered for the role at Senior Lecturer level
please refer to Section 6.3 of the below 'Senior Lecturer criteria'
document and provide evidence within the 'supporting statements' section
of your application to demonstrate that you meet the requirements.
In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our
beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a
superb range of benefits including –
* Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days
during our Christmas closure period)
* Pension scheme
* Health cash plan
* Training and development
* Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local
companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.
We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic
backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university.
Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.
Closing Date - Tuesday 27 November 2018 at midnight
Provisional Interview Date - Tuesday 18 December 2018
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