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[Commlist] Job opportunity | LSE Fellow in Media, Communication and Development

Mon Mar 09 03:04:47 GMT 2020

LSE Fellow in Media, Communication and Development

LSE Department of Media and Communications

Salary from £36,647 to £44,140 pa inclusive of London allowance with potential to progress to £47,456 pa

This is a fixed term appointment for one year, starting from 1 September 2020, with a possibility of extension for two further years.

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates in the field of Media, Communication and Development. The successful candidate will join an established and successful Department which graduates 300+ MSc students a year and which was ranked first in the UK’s 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

The Department is seeking to appoint an LSE Fellow who is able to make important contributions to its teaching and research. This post presents an excellent starting point for an academic to gain teaching experience while developing their research career.

Candidates will have a completed or nearly-completed PhD in Media and Communications with a focus on communication inequalities in the global south (viva to be completed before the date of appointment). Candidates must demonstrate evidence of successful teaching at post-graduate level, an interest in contributing to teaching methods of research in Media and Communications, and experience of teaching media, communication and development histories and theories from a practical and critical perspective. Candidates will have a developing research record in the field of Media and Communications in the global south, with evidence of a commitment to postcolonial theories and empirical research. Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills and a demonstrable commitment to equality and diversity.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see

If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page.

Should you have any queries about the role, please email Dr Shakuntala Banaji, (s.banaji /at/ <mailto:(s.banaji /at/>.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 05 April 2020 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

An LSE Fellowship is intended to be an entry route to an academic career and is deemed by the School to be a career development position.  As such, applicants who have already been employed as an LSE Fellow for three years in total are not eligible to apply. If you have any queries about this please contact the HR Division. LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university.

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