The Department of Journalism in the School of Literature and Language Studies is seeking to employ a Lecturer/Associate Lecturer in Journalism on a three-year renewable contract. The successful candidate will teach all aspects of journalism to career-entry students. Applicants should be committed to excellence in both journalism and teaching, and have at least five years of newsroom experience. Preference will be given to those with multi-media skills, teaching experience and/or indigenous language fluency.

Requirements: Degree in Journalism or a cognate discipline,  preferably a Masters or PhD, and five years’ journalism experience.

 Enquiries: Prof A Harber, e-mail:


Submit a letter of motivation, full curriculum vitae, certified copies of qualifications and identity document and the names and contact details of three referees (incl. e-mail addresses).

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CLOSING DATE:    04 December 2015