New Chair - Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies

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New Chair - Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies

The Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies is looking to appoint an outstanding scholar to the post of Chair to take a leading role in the School’s research strategy, by producing high-end publications, research grants and research impacts and supporting others to do the same. The successful candidate will contribute to the School’s teaching and curriculum development at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and play an active part in the management of the School. Specifically:

     * The post holder will be an outstanding scholar and academic leader of international distinction in the field of journalism studies.
     * In line with current and planned research and curriculum 
developments in the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, you will have established research interests and expertise in online journalism and digital media and the communication of conflicts and crises.
     * You will have vision and drive and the proven capacity to lead colleagues in major grant applications and the production of high-impact research and high quality publications.
     * As part of the School’s Senior Management Team you will also contribute to the strategic planning and management of the School ensuring its continuing success as a world-leading centre for research, teaching and professional practice.
     * You will have proven capacity to work collaboratively and successfully with academics and media practitioners.
     * You will also be an excellent teacher contributing cutting-edge content and innovating pedagogy at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
     * You may be asked to perform other duties occasionally which are not included above, but which will be consistent with the role. 

Further details are available on the Cardiff University Job 
Opportunities website.
Simon Cottle,
Head of School,
School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies,
Bute Building (Room 0.62A),
Cardiff University,
King Edward VII Avenue,
Cardiff CF10 3NB
Wales, U.K.
Tel: 02920 874506


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