King's College London

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Digital Society

Reference: THW/18/059639/000123
Salary Details: Grade 6-8, £33,518 - £58,655 per annum
Allowances: Plus £2,923 London Allowance
Contract Type: Permanent
Contract Term: Full time

King’s College London is continuing its significant investment in the Department of Digital Humanities as part of an ambitious programme of expansion into growing and emergent research areas and a rapidly expanding student base across its five MA programmes and the BA Digital Culture. We are seeking to recruit an exceptional candidate to join the Department no later than 1st September, who can enthuse and inspire our students, conduct world leading research, and contribute to the life and reputation of the Department through academic leadership and public engagement.

Senior Lecturer – Candidates will be scholars of international standing with a strong research and publication record and evidence of or potential for research income generation. The successful applicant will play a key role in leading work across the Department to enhance our research strengths, to develop new and emergent research areas, towards innovation in teaching practice and pedagogy, and in our underpinning values of co-research and collaboration.

Lecturer post – Candidates will be striving to become scholars of international standing with a research and publication trajectory that illustrates this ambition. The successful applicant will contribute to the further development of the Department’s research strengths, provide high quality teaching and supervision, and work collaboratively within the Department and beyond.

Full details of the areas of expertise that we are recruiting for are available in the Job Pack.

Diversity and inclusion is central to all our work in Digital Humanities. We encourage applications from Female and BME academics.

The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £33,518 to £39,992 per annum for Lecturer posts,
and at Grade 8, £50,618 to £58,655, per annum for Senior Lecturer posts, plus £2,923 per annum London Allowance for all posts.

This Full time post will be offered on an Indefinite Contract.

The selection process will include a teaching and a research presentation followed by a panel interview.

Interviews are scheduled to be held in early May 2018.

To apply for this role, please register to download and submit the specified application form. Applicants are asked to supply a publication or chapter from their PhD thesis as appropriate. This should be submitted as an appendix to your application either the actual publication/chapter or as a web link to where the document is available.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 27 March 2018.

Closing date: 27 March 2018

Job Pack | (Word Document 261k)

If you have questions about this role, please contact: Tobias Blanke, Tel: 020 78481975, Email:,

Application form:

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