LSE Fellow in Media and Communications


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Department of Media and Communications


LSE Fellow in Media and Communications


Salary from £37,197 to £44,802 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £48,168 pa inclusive of London allowance


This is a fixed term appointment for three years, starting from 1 September 2022



Applications are invited from outstanding candidates in the field of Media and Communications. The successful candidate will join an established and successful Department renowned globally for its high-quality original research and teaching excellence, and ranked #1 in the UK and #3 globally in its field (2022 QS World University Rankings).


The Department is seeking to appoint an LSE Fellow who can make important contributions to its teaching and research. This post presents an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to expand on their teaching experience while developing their research career.


Candidates will have a completed PhD in Media and Communications or a closely related field (PhD in hand without revisions pending by date of application). Candidates must demonstrate evidence of teaching at graduate level, an interest in contributing to teaching on methods of research in media and communications, as well as experience of media and communications teaching from a critical perspective, including on topics relating to China and the institutional arrangements of global media and communications industries. Candidates must also have a developing research record in the field of media and communications with a focus on global media and communications industries. Candidates will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to critically assessing theories and empirical research. Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills and have a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion within teaching practice.


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


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Should you have any queries about the role, please email Professor Lee Edwards,


The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 26 June 2022 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.


An LSE Fellowship is intended to be an entry route to an academic career and is deemed by the School to be a career development position.  As such, applicants who have already been employed as a LSE Fellow for three years in total are not eligible to apply. If you have any queries about this please contact the HR Division.