Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £40,792.00 - £48,677.00 gross per year
  • Sheffield


Faculty:Faculty of Social Sciences

Department:Department of Journalism Studies

Salary:Grade 8,£40,792 to £48,677 per annum, with potential to progress to £54,765

The Department of Journalism Studies is one of the major journalism research and teaching establishments in Europe. We are committed to a teaching and research programme that takes an interdisciplinary approach to the fields of factual media, journalism and communications.

Our staff are drawn from both journalism and academia and we have an excellent network of national and international contacts, in journalism, civil society organisations and in the academic world. We have a thriving international community of postgraduate research students, taught postgraduates and undergraduates. Our alumni are working in newsrooms in the UK and abroad as reporters, editors, producers, presenters while others have gone on into the communications sector more broadly as well as in to academic careers.

The department is now seeking to recruit a specialist in media law to the role of University Teacher. This role will contribute across our professional practice programmes across Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate levels.

We particularly welcome applicants who:

- have substantial and up to date knowledge of media law across more than one platform, including digital journalism
- can lead, co-ordinate, support and contribute to the teaching team as a team co-ordinator or member.
- have extensive newsroom and journalistic experience as well as in-depth knowledge of court reporting.

You will have:

- have a good honours degree (or equivalent experience).
- proven ability to engage with and inspire people

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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