Solent looks for a new course leader

There is a vacancy for a Course Leader for Southampton Solent’s BA (Hons) Journalism degree.. Closing Date: Sunday 22nd November Interview date: Monday 7th December The School of Communications and Marketing is seeking to recruit a Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Journalism degree. Candidates will have a proven track record of course leading at university and of teaching and learning of journalism at HE level. To develop the course's reputation for producing innovative journalists, the course leader will have existing experience of working in and teaching of all media platforms, while leading the journalism team in teaching our students the full range of journalistic skills. They will also develop strategies to improve the international reputation of the degree in terms of student recruitment and the international study opportunities. The course leader will be expected to lead by example in terms of professional industry practice and engagement with research, with the successful applicant leading the development of the BA (Hons) Journalism degree and its relationship...
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Lecturer Practitioner in Journalism at Worcester

University of Worcester is seeking to appoint a lecturer practitioner in journalism. The University wishes to appoint a lecturer practitioner in Journalism to teach across a range of modules on our industry accredited course with the key aims of embedding professional practice within the programme and aiding the translation between theory and practice. The successful candidate will join a creative and vibrant learning community with a lively research culture and a dynamic approach to making cross-disciplinary connections and international links in both academic and professional contexts. Apply here ...
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Researcher in computational journalism required

Dr. Neil Thurman of Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich is seeking a doctoral or post doctoral researcher in the area of computational journalism. He says: "I'm hiring a 3-year post-doc to work with me on a project on computational journalism / algorithmic news. The position is based in my new department at the University of Munich, Germany. Native English speakers are welcome to apply."   The position focuses how computational processes are increasingly replacing journalists’ editorial and reporting functions and the impact this is having on individual news consumers, the journalism profession, and society at large. The post-holder will collect evidence about how algorithmic processes increasingly: determine which news stories get covered (through news detection); actually write news content (through news creation); format the news the public gets to see (through news packaging); and filter and prioritize news for individuals (via news distribution and discovery). Full details can be found... here Deadline - asap!    ...
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Leeds Beckett seeks Digital Journalism lecturer

Leeds Beckett is seeking a senior lecturer in digital journalism Senior Lecturer in Digital Journalism Leeds Beckett University, Faculty of Arts, Environment and Technology School of Computing, Creative Technologies and Engineering Ref: AET289631B Permanent, Full Time Grade 8, £40,046 to £46,400   We are investing in our academic provision and are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Digital Journalism to join our team of experienced academic staff.  We are looking for an inspiring and enthusiastic academic to make a key contribution to our academic provision through teaching, research and enterprise. You will be able to teach and contribute to our research and enterprise portfolio in the subject specialism. The successful applicant will possess a first degree and a postgraduate qualification and be able to demonstrate HE level teaching experience, and/or a Higher Education Academy (HEA) accredited teaching qualifications and/or membership of the HEA. You will join the computing academic team based at our Headingley Campus and contribute to the delivery of our growing undergraduate and postgraduate provision. There are extensive...
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Two jobs at Sussex

The University of Sussex are seeking to make two appointments to the Department of media & film.   Senior Lecturer or Reader in Journalism Ref: 149 University of Sussex Department of Media & Film Full time, permanent Salary range: starting at £47,328 and rising to £54,841 per annum. Closing date for applications: 5 June 2015 See http://www.sussex.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs/149   Lecturer in Journalism Ref: 146 University of Sussex Department of Media & Film Full time, permanent Salary range: starting at £34,233 and rising to £37,394 per annum. Closing date for applications: 5 June 2015 Expected start date: 1 September 2015 See http://www.sussex.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs/146  ...
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Kent seeks director of research

The Centre for Journalism is seeking to appoint a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Director of Research on a full time and ongoing basis. The Centre for Journalism is among Britain’s most successful professionally accredited Journalism departments. It is known for its teaching of students who become journalists and for research that stimulates debate about the history and future of journalism. Ranked first for Journalism in the Guardian University Guide 2015, it is also a friendly and supportive place to work. Now the dedicated team responsible for the Centre’s award-winning degrees seeks an ambitious Director of Research and Lecturer in Politics who can enhance our research profile and lead our preparations for REF 2020. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in a relevant subject area e.g. Politics or History and will have successfully supervised PhD candidates. You will have relevant teaching experience at degree level together with teaching skills appropriate to higher education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Excellent writing, presentation...
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American International University seeks lecturer

The American International University, Richmond, London is seeking a digital journalism adjunct lecturer to work three  hours a week starting in early September 2015. We are particularly looking for someone with good multimedia skills who has worked in lifestyle and entertainment journalism. Experience in news and current affairs would also be an advantage. Please contact seagoa@richmond.ac.uk....
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