JOB: Lecturer in Sports Broadcast Journalism – University of Central Lancashire

Applications are invited for a full time Lecturer in Journalism Sports Broadcast Journalism to contribute to the academic development, course management, teaching, research development and scholarship within the School in the area of broadcast journalism in general, with specific knowledge and understanding of sports journalism. UCLan is one of the UK’s top journalism Schools – we’ve been teaching journalism in Preston for more than 50 years, but we are still leading the way with innovative, industry-accredited programmes.

Our graduates work for organisations such as the BBC, Sky, national newspapers, magazines, media and corporate communications and for a range of new digital media companies.

The successful applicant will have recent experience of working as a senior broadcast journalist, previous employment as a sports journalist and have either teaching experience within a higher education environment or substantial industry experience in a senior editorial role.

A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant area is essential and ideally the successful applicant will hold a formal teaching qualification or be a Registered Practitioner of Higher Education Academy (or be willing to work towards this).

In addition to teaching, the successful applicant will also be involved in developing industry partnerships and marketing our programmes. Additionally, the successful applicant will either be engaged in research and/or income generation activities or have the potential to develop in these areas. Excellent presentation and communication skills as well as an ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team are essential.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview.

Please apply online via or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 quoting the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.