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Associate Professor in Media and Communication

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in media and communication with a particular focus on health, science or the environment? Are you passionate about tackling real-world challenges through interdisciplinary solutions-focused research? 

The School of Media and Communication at the University of Leeds is a highly ranked department with a vibrant research culture and a commitment to excellence in teaching.

The School seeks to appoint an Associate Professor in Media and Communication to join us from September 2019. You will have a PhD in media or communication studies, or a related area, and a developing record of research commensurate with the level of the post and with a clear evidence of your ability to achieve internationally recognised standards of excellence. You will have experience in leading innovative research projects with demonstrable impact and you will be a committed teacher and outstanding communicator able to contribute to teaching and administrative activities in the school. We are seeking candidates working in the areas of health, science or environmental communication, broadly conceived.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Kate Nash, Head of School

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 4443 or Email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Media and Communication
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 9
Salary:  £50,132 to £58,089 p.a.
Working Time:  100% FTE
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 12 April 2019
Closing Date:  Thursday 23 May 2019
Interview Date:  Monday 17 June 2019
Reference:  AHCMC1039
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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