The Department of Media and Communication at the University of Leicester has a PhD studentship available to potential students interested in working on projects about seriality and media texts. This can cover texts from film and television but also other media such as music, radio and art/graphic novels. We are particularly interested to hear from potential students interested in working on cross-media texts. The deadline is quite short but this is a re-advertisement and do encourage anyone you think may be ideal for this studentship to apply. The deadline is on June 27th but we are happy to receive enquiry emails from anyone with any interest in advance and provide advice.
The Lincoln School of Media seeks two professional, creative and dynamic individuals to become part of the highly successful, award-winning Film Production teaching team. One will be on a permanent contract, the other on a fixed term contract (until end May 2015). The successful applicants will have an industry profile, teaching experience, and specialist skills in at least one of the following areas: cinematography; directing; screenwriting; editing. You will have the opportunity to join a committed and forward-looking team and to help shape the skills and talents of the film-makers of the future. You will contribute to the innovative scholarly and pedagogical work of the School in media production generally.
Salary: From £30,728 per annum
Please be advised that there are two positions available, one is permanent and one is fixed term until May 2015.
Closing Date: Monday 30 June 2014
Interview Date: Thursday 17 July 2014
• Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Communication (preferred) or in a related field.
• Candidates must have an excellent record of research and peer-reviewed publications in International Communication and Digital Media.
• Candidates must have an excellent knowledge of contemporary approaches in International Communication as well as Digital Media.
• Preference will be given to candidates developing a research program studying globalization in the digital ecosystem.
• Preference will be given to candidates doing quantitative research.
• Active knowledge of French and English is required.
• Experience in teaching preferred.
• Experience supervising graduate students is an asset.
• The successful candidate will be expected to teach, in English and French, both at the undergraduate level (specifically Globalization and Communication, Intercultural Communication, Political Economy of the Media, Quantitative Methods) and at the graduate level (International Communication and Political Uses of Media).
• The candidate will be expected to implement a research program in International Communication and Digital Media that will lead to scholarly publications and which has the potential of attracting graduate students and external funding, to supervise graduate students writing theses or research papers, and to participate in the administrative duties of the department.
Salary is based on the Collective Agreement.
Applications should be submitted by mail or electronically and be comprised of a one- page cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier including student evaluations of teaching, and two samples of written work. In addition, three confidential letters of reference should be sent directly by the referees to:
Sylvie Grosjean, Acting Chair Department of Communication
University of Ottawa,
55 Laurier East Av., 11th floor (room 11101B)
Deadline for applications: December, 15 2014