The School of Literature, Language and Media (SLLM) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates with teaching and research experience in Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Communications or related disciplines, to join a research-active, growing department at an internationally acclaimed institution. Candidates with a research specialisation in media, culture and communications in relation to news, politics, race, gender, or social activism will be considered preferable, although all relevant research expertise will be considered.
• A completed PhD in Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Communications or a closely related discipline in the social sciences/humanities.
• An active research agenda with a clear sense of future directions and existing contributions to the field.
• Evidence of publications in progress or of plans to publish out of the PhD.
• Teaching experience in Media Studies or related disciplines from a critical orientation, and with the ability to teach across diverse theoretical areas and methodological approaches.
Duties: Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; supervision of Hons, MA and PhD research, administration within the department and at School level; service to the Faculty and contributing to the research output of the University.
Remuneration: A competitive package will be offered depending on qualifications and relevant experience.
Enquiries: Dr M. Iqani (011) 717 4123 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Submit a letter of motivation, detailed CV and the names and contact details of three referees (incl. e-mail addresses)
Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path: iWits /Self Service application/”Apply for a job”
External applicant are invited to apply, by registering profile on the Wits
i-recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za and submitting your application.
CLOSING DATE: 22 May 2015