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[ecrea] Assistant Professor, Media and Communications (Data & Society) - deadline approaching

Fri Mar 06 20:39:19 GMT 2015

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), United Kingdom

Assistant Professor, Media and Communications (Data & Society)

Department of Media and Communications

Assistant Professor in Media and Communications

Salary is competitive and not less than £50,891 per annum inclusive

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates in the field of media and communications. The successful candidate will join an established and successful department, on grade point average ranked first in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Applicants should demonstrate research excellence and a commitment to critically assessing claims about ways to theorise and empirically research mediated relationships between media communications and information technologies and the social world.

We welcome applications from those with expertise that contributes to understanding the social, political, political economy and/or cultural dimensions of social and technological change in today’s complex mediated environment.

We in particular seek someone who works on communications issues at the intersection of data and society, with a specific interest in the social, political and political economy contexts of data production and analytics and/or the cultural aspects of data’s role within everyday life, who can contribute to the autumn 2015 launch of the new Data and Society stream within our MSc Media and Communications.

You will have completed a PhD in a relevant discipline by the post start date. You will also have a proven record of research published in key journals; or evidence that such a record is being developed.

You will also demonstrate the ability to teach on a range of courses currently on offer within the Department of Media & Communications and to contribute to areas not currently covered.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found in the Person Specification which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

To apply for this post please go to and select “Vacancies”.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 16 March 2015

Start date 1 September 2015.

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