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[Commlist] Lecturer in Digital Journalism at Birkbeck, University of London

Mon Feb 08 17:00:31 GMT 2021

Birkbeck, University of London is recruiting a new Lecturer in Digital Journalism!


*Lecturer in Digital Journalism*

*Salary range: *£38,594 rising to £53,342**

*Contract type :*Open ended**

*Mode: *Full time**

*Grade: *Lecturer**

*Department: *Department of Film, Media & Cultural Studies**

*Closing date for applicants: *30-Mar-2021**

*Ref No: *776**

*Documents: *Recruitment Pack 776.pdf <>**

The new Lecturer in Digital Journalism will play a key role in developing our expanding portfolio of journalism courses and programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will bring a passion for innovative research-led teaching in digital newsgathering and digital news publishing, as well as a clear and cogent strategy for outstanding research in this emergent sub-discipline. The successful applicant will join a growing team of academics with a strong international research and impact profile.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD in a related discipline and have an emergent research profile and publications. We are particularly interested in applicants that take a critical perspective on journalism’s evolving social purpose, especially in the context of emerging digital technologies (e.g. social platforms, mobile media, digital interfaces, data visualisation, recommendation systems) and their implications (e.g. digital surveillance, algorithmic decision-making, misinformation, platform power).


Lecturer Grade of the College's London Pay Scale which is £ 38,594 rising to £53,342

The salary quoted is on the College's London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the London area.


If you would like to know more about the role please click on apply below or contact Dr Justin Schlosberg, Assistant Dean for Film, Media and Cultural Studies, via (j.schlosberg /at/ <mailto:(j.schlosberg /at/>

If you have technical issues or difficulties using the recruitment portal please contact (jobs /at/, providing your name and the job reference number of the position.

While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.

Birkbeck offers a competitive salary and pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London.

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award, membership of WISE, operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes.

Link to job vacancy ad: <>

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