Lecturer in American and Media Studies Ref 8410

School/department: School of Media, Arts and Humanities / Media, Cultural Studies and Journalism
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 8410
Salary: starting at £37,467 to £40,927 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 29 April 2022
Closing date:  27 May 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: 1 September 2022


Job description

We are looking for an outstanding candidate with a profile in areas including:

  • political communication,
  • modern and contemporary political culture,
  • digital economies
  • politics and the media.

An area focus on the United States and/or North America is essential.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach into our renowned and high-ranking American Studies and Media and Cultural Studies degrees, and contribute to raising the profile of US-focused research within the School of Media, Arts and Humanities.

Please contact Dr. Katharina Rietzler, Director of the Sussex Centre for American Studies, at K.E.Rietzler@sussex.ac.uk and/or Dr. Pollyanna Ruiz, Head of Media, Cultural Studies and Journalism at P.Ruiz@sussex.ac.uk for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex celebrates and promotes diversity, equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. We encourage applications from women, disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates. We believe that the diversity of our staff and student community is fundamental to creative thinking, pedagogic innovation, intellectual exchange, and our interdisciplinary approach to research and learning. http://www.sussex.ac.uk/equalities/

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 8410 [PDF 130.13KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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"This role has been assigned an eligible SOC code however to meet the minimum salary requirement this is dependent on the salary you are offered and/or whether you are eligible for tradeable points. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk"


How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to mahrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk  

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.


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