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.

UniversityofkentlogoThe 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 and communication skills appropriate for leadership, teaching and representational duties are essential for this role

Please refer to the full job description which can be found at Search for job ref: SS0947

Closing date for applications: 14 May 201

Interviews are expected to be held: 18 June 2015

To discuss the role, please call Professor Tim Luckhurst on 01634 202913 or e-mail