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LINGUIST List 23.2243

Wed May 09 2012

Jobs: Language and Contemporary Media Practice: Professor/Reader, Middlesex U

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Date: 09-May-2012
From: Billy Clark <b.clarkmdx.ac.uk>
Subject: Language and Contemporary Media Practice: Professor/Reader, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Middlesex University
Department: Media
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.mdx.ac.uk
Job Rank: Professor/Reader

Specialty Areas: Language and Contemporary Media Practice


Middlesex University has announced two Professor/Reader positions in
Language and Contemporary Media Practice as part of a larger number of
appointments across the university.

Overall Purpose:
To work collaboratively within a Department to undertake and lead research
and to ensure an effective learning experience for students within the
strategic direction of the Department, School and University.

Principal Duties:
- Leading the creation and development of a research strategy within the
Media Department
- Individually and collaboratively undertake research of high international
- Playing a key role in the supervision of students undertaking research
within the Department
- Leadership of learning, teaching and assessment activities related to
research and development of research focused modules within curricula
- Leading the development of research proposals and funding within the
Departments Strategic Plan
- Creating research networks within and outside the University for the
purposes of advancing the Departments research agenda
- Contributing to the development of research agenda across the School and

More information about the positions can be found here:
http://www.mdx.ac.uk/Assets/MPA9.pdf. More information about the
University's "Investing and Enhancing Research" initiative can be found here:
http://www.mdx.ac.uk/aboutus/Work/enhancing-research/index.aspx, where
the media posts appear more than halfway down the page.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 7 June 2012

Please return the completed application form to the application address below.

If you wish to discuss the job in further detail, please contact Dr. Maggie Butt
at M.Buttmdx.ac.uk or 020 8411 6217. Dr. Billy Clark, Senior Lecturer in
the Media Department, would also be happy to answer any questions about
the positions or about Middlesex University, although he is not affiliated with
the formal recruitment process. He can be contacted at b.clarkmdx.ac.uk.
If selected for interview, applicants will hear directly from someone in the
School, usually within 3 weeks of the closing date. The university does not
contact applicants who are unsuccessful. If you have not heard within that
time and would like to enquire on the progress of your application, please
telephone Upma Arora at 020 8411 5343.

Application Deadline: 07-Jun-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
The Recruitment Office
Middlesex University
Hendon Campus
The Burroughs
London, NW4 4BT
United Kingdom
Web Address for Applications: http://www.mdx.ac.uk/Assets/MPA9.pdf
Contact Information:
Dr. Maggie Butt
Email: M.Buttmdx.ac.uk
Phone: 020 8411 6217

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