Senior Lecturer in Media Studies and/or Journalism

Required languages



CZK 35,000 - 70,000depends on experience

Seniority / Experience

SeniorAdvanced university degree



Type of job


Required education

MBA, MBT, post-gradual studies

  • Discount on company products or services
  • Flexible working time
  • Extra holidays
  • Home office
  • Individual schedules of working hours
  • Opportunity to make up for work hours
  • More than 5 weeks of vacation
  • Attendance of international conferences

Senior Lecturer in Media Studies and/or Journalism

The School of Journalism, Media and Visual Art, Anglo-American University, announces a search to fill the full-time position of Senior Lecturer in Media Studies and/or Journalism. Anglo-American University is the oldest private university in the Czech Republic, offering BA and MA programs with Czech and American accreditation in a uniquely international environment to students from more than 70 countries across the world. With more than 80% of students coming from outside the country, AAU is one of the most international universities in the world.


  • To teach 3 courses per semester, preferably Media Studies and/or Reporting
  • To systematically conduct research in the relevant field or related disciplines
  • To possibly guarantee a Bachelor study program of Journalism and Media Studies
  • To represent Anglo-American University in academia as well as to the public, and to take part in university governance and academic development
  • Networking in the field of study; organization of public lectures and events


  • Advanced university degree (Ph.D.) in the field of media studies or journalism (the Czech degree of “doc.” or “prof.” is an advantage)
  • Strong academic publication record in recognized journals, including recent years
  • Active participation in research projects
  • Excellent English
  • Friendly demeanor
  • Dedication to education and openness to innovative educational methods
  • Previous experience with independently led courses
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

We offer:

  • Work at a prestigious university in an inspiring palace under Prague Castle
  • Multicultural, international environment
  • Friendly staff and colleagues
  • 8 weeks of paid vacation per year, 5 sick days
  • Possibility to spread the teaching load across the whole academic year (including intensive winter and summer terms)

Contract and Salary:

  • Full-time position
  • Employment to begin preferably in the Fall semester 2021 (September), or possibly in the Spring semester 2022 (February)
  • Contract for 3 years with the possibility to prolong indefinitely
  • CZK 35–70 000 gross (EUR 1350–2700, USD 1600–3200) or approximately CZK 28–54 000 net (EUR 1100–2100, USD 1300–2490) monthly for full-time employment, depending on academic rank (lower band for a proven research record, upper band for a full professor).
  • Average salary in the Czech Republic is CZK 38 500 gross (EUR 1450, USD 1750). Cost of living: 1-bedroom apartment EUR 500-700/month (outside center–in center) (USD 600-800); 3-bedroom apartment EUR 900-1200/month (outside center–in center) (USD 1100-1400); meal in a restaurant EUR 6-30 (inexpensive–meal for 2 people) (USD 7-36).
  • Healthcare insurance is automatically included.
  • Work permit for this position is not required.


Interested candidates should send applications to . The reviews of the applications and the interviews will start after May 9th, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. It is expected that the selected candidate will assume her/his position on September 1, 2021.


Applications should consist of:

  • Cover letter
  • Diploma and/or documents confirming the highest academic degree
  • Up-to-date academic CV, including

List of academic publications

List of other academically relevant outputs in the field of expertise – public outreach, activity serving the larger community

(consultancy, advising, reviewing, dissemination of knowledge, or other forms of engagement) etc.

List of courses taught

  • Two reference letters


For more information about the School of Journalism, Media and Visual Arts visit the website of the Anglo-American University

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