Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor of Journalism, City, University of London

Location: London
Salary details: £61,198-68,857pa
Closes: 07/07/2024
  • Full-Time
  • Senior Jobs

Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

The culture at City is built on our shared core values, which means that all employees are expected to behave according to our values: “We care, We learn, We act.”


The Journalism Department at City, University of London has been a leader in its field since 1976, with an unrivalled record of getting graduates into the best jobs in journalism. The Department is ranked number one in the UK for graduate outcomes in Communication and Media (Complete University Guide 2024) and many of the Department’s 7000+ alumni now occupy senior positions in the media across the world. Based in the centre of London, the Department has strong industry links, regular high-profile events, and a professional-grade studio and journalism facilities.


We are seeking to hire a Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor to play a crucial role in the department’s leadership team – as Programme Director of our BA Journalism degree. This will occupy approximately 40 – 50% of the overall workload, with the remaining time spent on education and/or research, depending on the profile of the candidate. See the full details of the job and expectations below under Available Documents.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will be an experienced journalist with a proven track record of high-quality teaching and leadership in higher education. They will have a genuine commitment and passion for education, and they will be driven to improve the student experience and employability of students.  If they are appointed on the research role profile, they will also have an established international profile as a researcher of journalism, producing high impact, socially relevant outputs.

Additional Information

  • City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.
  • The role is available from 1st September, 2024.
  • The closing date is 7th July 2024 at 11:59pm.
  • Interviews are scheduled for the week starting July 15th.

How To Apply

Please use the link below to apply directly & for further information about the post.

For an informal discussion please feel free to contact Glenda Cooper

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