Professorship of Media and Culture

Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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Job description

The Board of Electors to the Professorship of Media and Culture invite applications for this Professorship from individuals whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship. The successful candidate will take up appointment on 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature and a significant body of published work. They will have the vision, leadership experience and enthusiasm to build on the Department’s current strengths, and to contribute to the growth of Sociology within and beyond the University of Cambridge.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration.

Cambridge Sociology has a substantial, active and longstanding commitment to the promotion of greater diversity and inclusion within the Department and the University as a whole. Efforts to improve access to higher education, to reform the curriculum, to meet the challenges of widening participation in all of the Department’s and University’s activities are core values of the Departmental staff and student communities. In this context, applications from countries, backgrounds, underrepresented social groups and scholars from the Global South within the professoriate are particularly welcomed.

The Professor will be based in Cambridge.

A competitive salary will be offered.

The University has engaged Perrett Laver to support the Board of Electors in this appointment process and further information is available from Perrett Laver by emailing Laura.Stuart@perrettlaver.comquoting reference number 3482.

How to apply

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online via candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies no later than 18 May 2018.

Please quote reference JM15245 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University, or simply Cambridge) is a public research university in Cambridge, England. It is the second-oldest university in both the United Kingdom and the English-speaking world, and the seventh-oldest globally. In post-nominals the university's name is abbreviated as Cantab, a shortened form of Cantabrigiensis (an adjective derived from Cantabrigia, the Latinised form of Cambridge).