Announcement: chair in Digital and Social Media, at the Univ. of Sheffield

Prof. Ralph Negrine asked that I share this with the Culture Digitally community. Certainly a relevant announcement for this audience.

The Department of Journalism Studies at the University of Sheffield, England, is looking to appoint a Chair in Digital and Social Media. This post is an opportunity for a candidate with an outstanding reputation for research and academic leadership in the field of digital and social media. The senior member of staff appointed will be encouraged to develop a range of new research and teaching activities that explore contemporary developments in digital and social media and journalism. She/he will be expected to lead and develop this work within the department’s thriving academic and professional practice journalism programmes. The successful candidate will have an established national and international reputation in their field, an exceptional publications portfolio, a strong track record of attracting external research funding and proven ability to deliver excellent and innovative teaching to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Further information is available at the University of Sheffield job site: choose the “current vacancies” tab.