Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in journalism - Canterbury Christ Church University - Press Gazette

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in journalism - Canterbury Christ Church University


Canterbury Christ Church University: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Journalism

Permanent/Part Time 0.5 FTE

£31,656 to £46,414 per annum (pro-rata if part time)


Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Journalism.

The post holder will teach primarily on BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism. The programme sits within the School of Media, Art and Design, which has an excellent quality rating and a tradition of integrating practice with theory and creativity with professionalism. The School has grown strongly in recent years, increased the professional content and relevance of its programmes, developed its links with employers and strengthened its research base.

The Role

Responsible to the Head of School you will teach print journalism and online journalism practice and theory, engage in research and knowledge transfer and undertake administrative and pastoral duties as required.


You will have and have substantial professional experience as a journalist in the UK including in online and print journalism. An interest in, and a strategy for, personal research development and an ability to motivate and enthuse students and work closely in a small team are essential. You will hold a good honours degree and a higher degree in a relevant subject OR equivalent professional seniority and experience. A professional journalism qualification would be an advantage.

Additional Information

This post comes with excellent benefits including a 17.5 per cent Employer contribution pension scheme, as well as discounts for private health care (BUPA) and many stores, restaurants and health clubs in the area.  In addition, you will have the opportunity to work in an enthusiastic, vibrant and friendly department.

  • Start date for applications: Mon 11 April 2016
  • Closing date for applications: Mon 09 May 2016
  • Interviews are to be held: Tues 31 May 2016

How to apply

Click here to apply online.

Ref: FAH0635

Please note, Canterbury Christ Church University reserve the right to bring the closing date of this position forward where a high volume of applications are received

For posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as upload your CV, covering letter and any supporting documents.

Confidential informal enquiries may be made to Dr Agnes Gulyas, Acting Head of School, on 01227 782348 or agnes.gulyas@canterbury.ac.uk

Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

Prior consideration will be given to applicants in the University’s redeployment pool. No agencies, thank you.



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