Associate Lecturer – MA Arts and Lifestyle Journalism


London College of Communication
London College of Communication - Elephant and Castle
Hourly paid
School of Media
Fixed Term

16 August 2018 15:00

3 September 2018
£52.70 ph

Your main responsibility will be preparation, teaching, administration and assessment of a unit or part of a unit within the Journalism and Publishing Programme. You will make a significant contribution to the quality of learning and support our students receive in order to enable them to complete their studies successfully.

You will work closely with other academic staff, including the Programme Director and Course Leader.

We are looking for staff to teach the contextual/theoretical dimension of the MA in Arts and Lifestyle Journalism, which explores issues such as consumer culture, late capitalism, travel and the tourist gaze, lifestyle media and others. The unit is taught once in a week, in a three/four hour block, during the first term. Class size is about 12-15 students.

Further information should be viewed on the courses pages before application:

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in design and media education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including: journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

We offer excellent hourly rates for lecturing part-time, either during daytime or evenings. This is a teaching role without comparison offering you the opportunity to work with some of the finest students in your field. You will also have the chance to freshen up your own thinking, to learn in an environment supportive of everyone's development, and to enhance your career.

Educated at PhD level (or working towards a PhD), or have a substantial academic background, your areas of research or teaching expertise would revolve around some of these topics: consumer culture, late capitalism, travel media, lifestyle media/journalism, the experience economy, the tourist gaze, ethics. You would have experience teaching at MA level, or Level 6 undergraduate. You would be able to use a mixture of lecture and seminars in your teaching provision, and engage students in class discussions. We are particularly interested in applicants able to make connections between critical studies and professional practice.

If you have any specific queries about this role please contact the course leader of MA Arts and Lifestyle Journalism:

For general queries contact Lesley Wilkins -

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.