[Air-L] Two lecturer posts in Digital Media and Society (1 fixed-term) @ University of Sheffield

Helen Kennedy h.kennedy at sheffield.ac.uk
Sun Mar 4 11:34:32 PST 2018

The Department of Sociological Studies at The University of Sheffield
wishes to recruit a permanent Lecturer in Digital Media and Society and a
fixed-term Lecturer in Digital Media and Society for 24 months, both posts
starting on 1 September 2018.

Successful candidates will play a key role in contributing to the
Department’s portfolio, maintaining its high standards of teaching through
delivering modules in Digital Media and Society on BA and MA programmes in
this area. You will have an interest in how the digital relates to core
social issues, for example, identity, inequality, everyday life, work, the
life course.

You will teach or run modules in some (but not all) of the following areas
at BA or MA level:

   - Researching Digital Society
   - Digital Methods
   - Visual Methods
   - Digital Identity
   - Social Media and Society
   - Media Studies
   - Digital Media and Society Work Placement

You will be expected to make a contribution to undergraduate and MA
dissertation supervision as appropriate.

You will have a PhD in relevant discipline.  Expertise in Digital Media and
Society and experience of teaching in the subject area, ideally at both
undergraduate and postgraduate level, is essential. You will have a growing
record of quality research publications and will develop your research
profile in line with the Departmental Research Strategy, through personal
research, applying for research funding, and supervising research students.
You will also take on a Departmental administrative role.

*Job Reference Number:* UOS018602

*Contract Type:* 2 posts, 1 fixed-term from 1 September for 24 months

*Department:* Department of Sociological Studies

*Salary:* Grade 8 £39,992 to £47,722 per annum, with potential to progress
to £53,691 through sustained exceptional contribution (open ended position)

*Closing Date:* 29th March 2018

*Details:* *https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs
<https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs>* > current vacancies > search ‘digital’
(please don’t email asking for a specific URL, it doesn’t work to copy and
paste this).

*Please specify in your job application whether you wish to be considered
for the permanent and/or the fixed term position.*

Professor Helen Kennedy, Chair in Digital Society
University of Sheffield
T: 0114 2226488
E: h.kennedy at sheffield.ac.uk

FORTHCOMING ARTICLE: 'Living with data: aligning data studies and data
activism through a focus on everyday experiences of datafication', *Krisis*,

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