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Lecturer In British Media and Politics

Programme: James Madison University Semester in London
Location: Bloomsbury, London
Posted: 14/08/2018 03:17:42
Expires: 27/08/2018

James Madison University Semester in London
British Media and Politics

James Madison University?s Semester In London program seeks an academically qualified instructor to teach British Media and Politics in the UK for our American undergraduate students in the Fall 2018 term. The course is scheduled to be offered on Monday, 9am -1pm for lecture and a weekly class outing in London.

Qualified candidates will have an advanced academic degree (Masters or PhD preferred), will have previous university teaching experience (ideally experience in teaching American students, but not required), and will be legally eligible to work in the UK.

Interested persons should email an introductory letter outlining your experience and CV to: Mr. Dietrich Maune, Director, JMU Semester In London at

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will contacted for interviews.

British Media and Politics

Course Description:
The course is an introduction to the role of the mass media in the political process, focusing on the relationships between the media and political institutions. The course examines how the news media operate, how journalists cover elections, the executive branch, and Parliament, and how people are affected by media messages. This course emphasizes the role of new information and communication technologies in politics. Although this course emphasizes contemporary politics, it also integrates relevant historical, social and economic perspectives that highlight the media?s increasing influence.