City University London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.
City is in the UK’s top twenty (The Guardian University Guide) and in the world’s top five per cent (Times Higher Education World University Rankings). The University attracts around 19,500 students (35% at postgraduate level) from 150 countries, is well above the sector average for graduate employability in most of its subjects, is in the top ten in the UK for starting salaries and is the top university in London for student satisfaction. City will join the University of London federation in September.
In the recent Research Excellence Framework, City doubled the proportion (to 40%) of its total academic staff producing research that is world-leading or internationally excellent.
The Department of Journalism has an enviable, global standing with an outstanding record of placing 96% of graduates in graduate-level employment.
The Department is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic to a Lectureship. The successful candidate will have a record of world-leading or internationally excellent research, experience of delivering high quality higher education, excellent achievements as a professional journalist and the ability and commitment to ensure students develop both academic learning and practical skills.
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.
The role is available from Autumn 2016.
Interviews are expected to take place in early September 2016.