Lecturer in Broadcast Media and Online Journalism

Favourite Glasgow Caledonian University
Ref no: GCU00377
Closes: Wednesday, 22nd November 2017
Published: Wednesday, 8th November 2017
Location: Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road
Salary: £41,212 - £47,722 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Glasgow Caledonian University
Category: Further / Higher Education
Sub-category: Lecturing


This is a full time/fixed term opportunity 12 month career break cover opportunity


The Glasgow School for Business and Society wishes to appoint a Lecturer in broadcast and Online Journalism to join its Department of Social Sciences, Media and Journalism; this is a full-time fixed term appointment, although applicants wishing a fractional/job share appointment, such as 0.8FTE, may also be considered.


Our successful postgraduate and undergraduate programmes in Multimedia Journalism and Media & Communication have a focus on tuition in industry standard radio, television and online media, ensuring that our graduates are equipped for employment in journalism and other areas of the media.


We seek a lecturer with industry experience of broadcast and online media who is able to teach undergraduate and postgraduate students to the standards required by our accrediting bodies, the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC).


Candidates will be expected to be educated to Honours degree level and meet the following essential criteria:

  • Significant industry experience of broadcast and online journalism in the UK, ideally involving both reporting and producing
  • Experience of learning and teaching at bachelors and masters level
  • Working knowledge of broadcast production systems such as Burli, Avid and ENPS
  • Knowledge of key contemporary issues in the field of media and journalism ethics.
  • Ability to inform teaching by drawing on current industry practices


Further details on this post are available by contacting Julian Calvert, assistant head of department at Julian.calvert@gcu.ac.uk or on 0141 331 3844


As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality and diversity, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values of Integrity, Creativity, Responsibility and Confidence.

Applicants must have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom to apply for this vacancy.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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