We invite applications for an associate senior lecturer position in our department at Lund University. This is a full time permanent position, aimed at candidates with a PhD and emerging track record as an international researcher in media and communication. We are looking for outstanding scholars who can help shape our strategic research areas, develop funding applications and contribute to our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. The position comes with research time and mentoring in order to foster an international research and teaching portfolio.
Communication and Media at Lund University is in the top 100 (QS World University Rankings by subject 2018). Our research led teaching critically analyses the study of media, society and culture. Our aim is to broaden understanding of knowledge, power and social relations in national and transnational media environments. Strategic research areas include: media engagement, democracy and cultural citizenship; media industries and creativity; gender, health and society; audiences, popular culture and everyday life.
Projects are funded by organisations such as The Swedish Research Council, Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, The Wallenberg Foundation, The Swedish Institute, and the EU. Our funded research and publications address political and cultural engagement, critical animal studies, media and migration, digital media and everyday life, media scandals, celebrities and cultural industries, mobile socialities, media audiences, urban creative collectives, and visual cultures. We are part of networks and collaborative projects in the Nordic countries, Europe and worldwide. Researchers work with public service and commercial media, policy and production sectors, and NGOs.
We offer teaching and learning at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels in Swedish and English. We are a diverse and interdisciplinary department that has a dynamic research environment with state and privately funded research projects, international publications and collaboration, and regular research seminars and conferences with world class scholars from around the world. Our graduates are working as teachers and researchers, within the public sector, and in the communications and creative industries.
There are two position aimed at candidates who can contribute to teaching and research in Swedish and English in the department. To find out more about the two positions, eligibility, and application process see these links: