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Category: Academic | Department: London School of Film, Media & Design | Location: St Mary's Road | Closing Date: 16 Jan 2015 |
The University of West London is a leading modern university specialising in the education and development of exceptional creative, business and service professionals.
The London School of Film, Media and Design, an exciting and innovative new School within the University of West London, will be formally launched in September 2015. Building on the University's new strategic plan: Ambition 2018, the School will be at the heart of our vision to provide a high quality career-focused student experience connected to the world of work and underpinned by a guaranteed work placement.
The London School of Film, Media and Design's vision is to be nationally and internationally recognised as a vibrant hub of creative learning, which will produce graduates who are 'Connected Creatives' - distinguished not only by their intellectual capabilities, but also by their enterprising qualities, employability and skills, and their aptitude and ambition to contribute to the creative lives of their communities.
In preparation for the launch of the School we wish to appoint a talented and inspirational Senior Lecturer in Multimedia Journalism to provide clear strategic and operational leadership on our journalism related courses, and to develop our journalism course portfolio. We are particularly seeking candidates with expertise in core areas of multimedia journalism, including two or more of the following: broadcast journalism, online journalism, newspaper and magazine journalism. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an undergraduate course leadership role in this area. You must be supportive of the vision for the London School of Film, Media and Design, and able to deliver research, innovation and enterprise.
We would like to speak to candidates who are creative, entrepreneurial, committed and ambitious with the academic and professional credibility to develop our reputation with the creative industries and beyond, both nationally and internationally. Candidates must have a postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline. You should ideally hold a PhD, or equivalent demonstrated research, innovation and/or enterprise record, and have significant professional experience and achievement in your field. You will have significant experience of teaching in higher education.
Interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 17 and Tuesday 24 February 2015.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Head of School: Prof. Anna Gough-Yates ##### ######or #####@######.###
CVs without an online application will not be accepted