Dean of School of Journalism and Digital Communication

10 Dec 2012
07 Jan 2013
Job Type

University of Central Lancashire

Dean of School of Journalism and Digital Communication

Ref: 1192

This is your opportunity to lead a vivacious and growing School at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) which exemplifies the University’s mission of producing top quality research with real world impact, coupled with excellence in teaching and learning in first class facilities.

The School of Journalism and Digital Communication hosts one of the oldest professional programmes in Journalism which has celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2012. The School is also home to a range of cutting edge courses in areas such as Film, Publishing, TV and Media Production and across a wide and creative range of digital media. You will build on the School’s impressive record of key industry partnerships in digital research and course delivery that empowers our graduates to flourish in a wide range of sectors and professional careers. You will also extend the School’s global reach, building on its current course provision in China and India.

The successful candidate will bring the perfect blend of professional industry experience and/or higher education leadership coupled with a clear vision of the future role of universities within the media and digital professions. They will lead the School successfully, grow its business, and enhance the quality of what it offers to students and partners. If you have the vision, energy and skills to positively drive the School ahead on its forward journey then we are interested in hearing from you.

An attractive remuneration package is offered and Professorial title will be available for suitably qualified candidates.

Perrett Laver is assisting UCLan in this appointment: For further information on how to apply, please visit the Perrett Laver website at and quote reference 1192.

Closing date:  midday (BST)  Monday, 7th January 2013.