Lecturer in Media Practice, School of English and Creative Arts, Full-Time, Permanent, Contract Type B
Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer (permanent 1.0 FTE) in Media Practice (with specialisms in multimedia and mobile journalism) to join our growing team within the School of English and Creative Arts at the University of Galway.
University of Galway has been inspiring minds since 1845 as a research-led university. University of Galway one of the oldest and largest universities in Ireland. The campus community includes over 21,000 students and staff and 110,000 alumni located in over 100 countries across the world. University of Galway is counted among the Top 260 universities in the world according to the most prestigious rankings, positioned in the top 2% globally. University of Galway is an international university with global ambition, but with deep roots in the region and nationally. Its location on the very edge of Europe gives University of Galway a unique perspective. University of Galway is at the heart of a distinct and vibrant region, renowned for its unique culture, creative industries, medical technologies, marine ecology and economy, and innovation.
University of Galway is committed to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity. To that end the university adheres to a range of equality, diversity and inclusion policies. We encourage applicants to consult those policies¿here. We welcome applications from everyone, including those who identify with any of the protected characteristics that are set out in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.
The Discipline of Journalism and Communication in the School offers internationally excellent programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level including two sector-leading undergraduate programmes – the BA Journalism and the BA Global Media; and two MA programmes – the MA Journalism, and MA Global Media and Communication. Due to continued growth we are now looking to recruit an outstanding colleague to join our team.
The successful candidate should have professional experience working with mobile and multimedia content and will have already transitioned to working in an academic environment. They will have a demonstrable energy and passion for teaching professional programmes in multimedia and have a strong ability to work well across multidisciplinary teams. They will bring fresh ideas and contributions to the development of our existing media programmes and have innovative ideas for the development of programmes and professional training courses in new areas.
They will have an active or developing research agenda. They will be able to evidence a thorough knowledge of current and emerging industry trends.
They will be comfortable with teaching small and large groups at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and will be able to evidence a thorough understanding of how to deliver practice-based teaching on multimedia processes to students. Experience with short and long-form audio and podcasting is also desirable.
Candidates should have strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively engage with students, colleagues, and industry professionals.
For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Kelly Fincham, Head of Journalism and Communication, email [email protected].
Additional information on the Discipline is available at https: // www. universityofgalway.ie/journalism/
Information on the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies Strategic Plan is available at: https: // www. universityofgalway.ie/colleges-and-schools/arts-social-sciences- and-celtic-studies/strategy2125/
Information on the University's Strategic Plan is available at: https: // www. universityofgalway.ie/strategy2025/
€58,917 to €93,991 p.a (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011)
(This appointment will be made on the Lecturer scale in line with current Government pay policy)
Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on Friday 5th January 2024. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.
Garda vetting may apply.
Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation. Further details are available at www. dbei.ie
For more information and Application Form please see website: Jobs - University of Galway Applications should be submitted online.
Please see further information on how to apply here: E-Recruit - University of Galway and Guidelines for On-line Applications (universityofgalway.ie)
University of Galway is an equal opportunities employer. The University and the School have a deep commitment to equal opportunities, and in 2018 University of Galway was conferred with the Athena Swan Bronze Award.