Faculty position (UOC Faculty of Information and Communication Sciences)
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
Spain

JOB DETAILS
Title Faculty position (UOC Faculty of Information and Communication Sciences)
Employer Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
Job location Avinguda Tibidabo 39-43, 08035 Barcelona
Published July 30, 2019
Application deadline September 15, 2019
Job types Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Assistant / Associate Professor
Fields Journalism, Media and Communication Studies, Curriculum Theory, Digital Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Policy, Educational Technology

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The UOC is an innovative university that is rooted in Catalonia and open to the world. Its mission is to provide lifelong learning enabling the progress of both individuals and society as a whole.

The UOC's strategic plan is to be a university that, as part of the worldwide network of universities, drives the creation of a global knowledge space and conducts cutting-edge research in the knowledge society.

The UOC has its own unique model of education, which is innovative, student-centred, and provides quality training that can be customized to students' individual needs, enhancing their competitiveness and contributing to the progress of society.

The person selected will join the UOC's Faculty of Information and Communication Sciences.

Responsibilities:

UOC faculty promote and direct distance learning in their fields of expertise. Particular attention must be given to the preparation of programmes of study, course contents and teaching materials, as well as the supervision and coordination of students' learning processes. Faculty members are also responsible for driving innovation, especially in terms of methods and techniques used in distance learning and research activities in their fields of expertise.

The successful candidate will be awarded an open-ended, full-time contract. Scheduled start date: October 2019.

The place of work will be the UOC's Tibidabo centre, Av. Tibidabo, 39, Barcelona.

Requirements:

PhD in journalism or communication.
Knowledge and experience of teaching methodology, ie course design, planning and running of teaching activities, and design of teaching materials and assessment tools.
Knowledge of and experience using multimedia journalism tools.
Experience teaching digital journalism and communication to university students.
Strong knowledge in other areas of communication studies.
Research experience including work published in respected journals.
Ability to lead academic and scientific projects.
English language skills at CEFR level B2, ie First Certificate equivalent.
Good interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills.
A high level of initiative, and organization and teamwork skills.
Also of interest:

Experience in online teaching.
Knowledge of the UOC's educational model.
Experience disseminating and transferring knowledge.
Application:

To take part in the selection process, please email your CV and a letter of motivation to seleccio@uoc.edu, with 'PRACOCOM19' as the subject.

Deadline for applications:

The deadline for application submissions is 15 September 2019.


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