Working in the Multimedia Journalism section, you will be contributing to an innovative and passionate team, invested in delivering learning and teaching, which is underpinned by professional practice.
Delivering both Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes, we pride ourselves on the wealth of our industry links, which combine to enhance student experience and inform and shape our programme’s content.
The team is looking for a Lecturer in Multimedia Journalism to support these programmes, with a track-record in a relevant industry as well as in Journalism education, to contribute to delivering relevant content and to engage in Knowledge Exchange (collaboration with industry) and / or Research, as appropriate.
You will contribute to the development of our growing International ambitions and to fostering industry links for the benefit of graduate outcomes.
About the role
Performing the duties of a lecturer you will teach on Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses using pedagogic approaches that deliver first class student experience and undertake Knowledge Exchange and / or Research in Multimedia Journalism and related disciplines.
You will receive support, which will enable you to develop your enterprise activity and / or research.
You will be able to teach beginner to advanced classes, with teaching embracing a professional practice approach spanning print, digital and broadcast journalism in an effort to equip students with current and relevant industry skills.
You should have experience of and connections to the journalism industry that they can bring into the classroom.
You will be able to explain complex concepts and teach technical skills related to news production in areas such as page layout and design, media law and news / feature writing.
In addition, interests in such areas as International Journalism, Magazine Journalism and Music Journalism would be advantageous.
You would support students publishing to Northern Quota, our outward facing news website, which is used as a learning resource, and embedded in teaching.
You will contribute to research and / or knowledge exchange / enterprise activity through collaboration with industry and / or high quality research outputs.
You will be expected to contribute flexibly to teaching across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
You are encouraged to contact the Section Leader, Nathalie Griffith should you wish to have an informal discussion about this post. Her contact email is