Lecturer in Media & Creative Industries

The Department of Media and Communication a temporary vacancy for a Lecturer in Media & Creative Industries (0,6 - 1,0 FTE)
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Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (EUR)


The Media and Communication department of the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication is looking for a highly motivated new colleague who is expected to perform teaching and supervising tasks for the International Bachelor’s programme in Communication and Media (IBCoM) and/or the Master’s programme Media & Creative Industries.

Job description
We are particularly looking for a candidate with knowledge and expertise in the field of the management, organization and entrepeneurship of the media and creative industries, processes of creativity and innovation, and/or media and creative production. Knowledge on digital research methods is considered an advantage.


  • A relevant academic degree (preferably PhD) in the social sciences or humanities, preferably in media and communication;
  • Expert knowledge in the field of media and creative industries and the ability to make a substantial contribution to introductory and specialization courses in this field;
  • A broad knowledge and mastery of common research methods in media and communication;
  • Prior teaching experience and the proven ability to inspire students;
  • Affinity and experience with media and communication research;
  • Excellent proficiency in spoken and written English. Non-English speakers have to meet the C1-standards of the Common European Framework (CEF);
  • Strong team-playing, organizational and communication skills;
  • Experience in international academic settings.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its education and research, as expressed in our mission ‘Creating positive societal impact’. EUR is home to 3.700 academics and professionals and almost 33.000 students from more than 140 countries. Everything we do, we do under the credo The Erasmian Way – Making Minds Matter. We’re global citizens, connecting, entrepreneurial, open-minded, and socially involved. These Erasmian Values function as our internal compass and create EUR’s distinctive and recognizable profile. From these values, with a broad perspective and with an eye for diversity, different backgrounds and opinions, our employees work closely together to solve societal challenges from the dynamic and cosmopolitan city of Rotterdam. Thanks to the high quality and positive societal impact of our research and education, EUR can compete with the top European universities.

Faculty / Institute / Central service
The Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC) is part of Erasmus University Rotterdam. The school has three departments: History, Arts and Culture and Media & Communication. There are approximately 2500 students and 220 employees.

ESHCC offers high quality education, based on scientific research, at the intersection of the Humanities and Social Sciences. We teach our ambitious, Dutch and international students in a stimulating learning environment. After graduation, they will have acquired the knowledge, insight and skills to make an important and inspiring contribution to an increasingly international society in which diversity plays a major role.

The ESHCC also has an ambitious research agenda. We want to strengthen our involvement in multidisciplinary research, expand the share of external funding in our total research funding and increase our social impact. ESHCC is working towards one research institute, the Erasmus Institute for Media, Culture, History and Society (ERMeCHS).

(Erasmus Research Institute for Media, Culture, History & Society) is a research centre located within the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication at Erasmus University Rotterdam. The Centre was founded in 2023, as a merger of former research centres ERMeCC and History @ Erasmus, by members of the Departments of Media and Communication, Arts and Culture Studies and History. Researchers at the Centre are dedicated to carrying out interdisciplinary research on media, communication, culture, history, and society.


We offer you an internationally oriented and varied job in an enthusiastic team, with excellent working conditions in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU).

The start date of this position is 1 February 2024 and you will be based in the Media and Communication department of the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC) at the Woudestein Campus .This position is for 0.6 fte - 1.0 FTE. The salary is dependent on your experience and knowledge and ranges from a minimum of € 3.226 (Salary Scale 10) to a maximum of € 5.929 (Salary Scale 11) gross per month on a fulltime basis (38 hours), in accordance with the CAO-NU. The contract is entered into the duration of 19 months until July 31 2025, an extension is possible.

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