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Senior Lecturer Communications and Media (Public Relations)


London College of Communication
London College of Communication - Elephant and Castle
Full time
School of Media

26/06/2017 23:55

18 July 2017
£43,961 - £52,965

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Media School at London College of Communication.

Senior Lecturer Communications and Media (Public Relations)

You will join our established team of academics and visiting industry practitioners teaching on our undergraduate and postgraduate Public Relations courses. You will already be a lecturer or senior lecturer in Public Relations or a related field in Higher Education. We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants with expertise in the teaching of Public Relations as it relates to business, social and cultural environments, including campaign planning, digital convergence, emergent media practices and Public Relations research methods. As senior lecturer you will take responsibility for the management and coordination of relevant units, and other related duties as determined by the Course Leader and/or Programme Director, providing wider course managerial duties as appropriate. You will be aware of current areas of research in Public Relations and produce original research outputs and scholarly activity in your own area of specialism.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

The London College of Communication (LCC) is a world leader in media and design courses, preparing students for careers in the creative industries. From Public Relations, Media Communications and Design Management & Culture to Photography, Film and Animation, we offer courses in a huge range of areas. Our outstanding technical provision is one of our USPs.

We are looking for an established academic who can contribute to the development and delivery of this course. You will have substantial teaching experience and a proven track record of delivering a high quality student experience, including contribution to curriculum development, delivery and assessment. You will be committed to a teaching approach that integrates theory and practice. You will have or be willing to study for a relevant teaching qualification. A PhD is desirable, or you will be able to evidence research and scholarly activity in a relevant subject and knowledge of the latest developments in the Public Relations and communication fields. In addition, you will have experience of providing academic and pastoral support to students, of monitoring student progress and maintaining appropriate records, and of undertaking general unit management responsibilities. You will have a strong commitment to the advancement of your field and have an ability to work as part of a team.



Interview date:18 July 2017

If you have any queries about this role that are not covered in the documentation available below please contact Zara Greisman, Staffing Administrator, email


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.