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Lecturer in Communication Studies (ATR1651)

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Location: PPL - Sch Pol, Phi, Lang & Comm Studies
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: Academic (ATR/ATS)
Closing Date: 03/20/2023
Date Posted: 01/13/2023
Reference: ATR1651



Lecturer in Communication Studies
Ref: ATR1651

£35,333 to £42,155 per annum

The School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies is looking to recruit a Lecturer in Communication Studies within our dynamic Department of Language and Communication Studies. The Department submits to Area Studies for the REF and were top 5 in the unit of assessment in REF 2021. 

You will have a teaching and research profile focused on communication studies. You will deliver research-led teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, conduct world leading research, supervise research students, and contribute to impact, engagement and enterprise within the Department. 

We are looking for a scholar with a PhD (or equivalent) in area connected with communication studies and/or linguistics, a record of internationally significant research outputs commensurate with stage of career, along with relevant teaching experience. We are particularly looking for specialism(s) in Intercultural Communication, Business Communication, Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Area Studies, and Language acquisition.

The School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies holds the Athena SWAN Silver Award. We strongly encourage applicants from Black, Asian or other minority ethnic backgrounds and welcome applications from all protected groups as defined by the Equality Act 2010. Appointment will be made on merit.

This full-time post is available from 1 August 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter on an indefinite basis.

UEA offers a variety of flexible working options and although this role is advertised on a full-time basis, we encourage applications from individuals who would prefer a flexible working pattern including annualised hours, compressed working hours, part time, job share, term-time only and/or hybrid working. Details of preferred hours should be stated in the personal statement and will be discussed further at interview. 

Closing date: 20 March 2023

The University is committed to diversifying its workforce. As examples, we already hold an Athena SWAN Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality. We also have a Vice-Chancellor led Taskforce on Tackling Racism and a Race Equality Charter Working Group which support our work on race equality. Our aim is to submit to the Race Equality Charter in 2024.


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