Assistant Professor, Department of Media and Communications, London school of Economics and Political ScienceThe post will commence on 1 September...
Assistant Professor, Department of Media and Communications, London school of Economics and Political Science
The post will commence on 1 September 2021.*
Applications are invited from outstanding candidates in the field of media and communications. The successful candidate will join an established and successful department, ranked first in the UK's 2014Research Excellence Framework evaluation and third in the QS 2020 WorldUniversity rankings.
The Department is known for its distinctive interdisciplinary approach to the field of media and communications, primarily based in the social sciences, but also open to humanities perspectives. You will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high-quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in the School and wider Department activities.
Candidates will have a completed Ph.D. in media and communications, or a closely related field, by the post start date. Candidates must also have expertise on media and communications in relation to one or more of the following areas of research: gender, sexuality and/or race. Within these
primary areas, we are particularly ― but not exclusively ― interested in candidates with a global and comparative research approach, a focus on
the Global South and a commitment to issues of marginality, inequality, and social justice.
For full details on the post, please see the how-to-apply document, job description and the person specification on our website.