Lecturer (f/m/d) Journalism and Communication

We are looking for a lecturer (f/m/d) to join our team at DW Akademie in Bonn starting 1 July 2023 or as soon as possible under a part-time or full-time employment contract (75% - 100%). The employment contract is initially limited until 31 August 2025, longer term employment is intended.

DW Akademie is Deutsche Welle's center for international media development. The Academic Education and Training department within DW Akademie is major service provider for education, science and training. The Academic Education unit is responsible for all academic activities. This includes the development of a French-language master's programme in the field of media and journalism in cooperation with a French university.

Your challenges

  • Design and further development of the module handbook in French
  • Preparation of courses based on the module handbook in French
  • Participation in the selection process for admission to the master's programme
  • Conducting seminars in the French language master’s programme and, if possible, also in the English language master’s programme
  • Supporting the programme coordinator in the preparation of proposals and final reports for third-party funded projects
  • Participation in public communication activities, event organization and networking with international partners

Your qualifications

  • University degree with completed doctorate, preferably in the fields of media and communication science
  • Experience in planning and conducting courses at universities as well as pedagogical and didactic abilities
  • Several years of professional experience in the field of media and journalism, ideally with reference to the regions of North Africa and West Africa
  • Interest in development cooperation issues
  • Native-level language proficiency in French
  • Professional language proficiency (C1) in English desired, German language skills (B1) an advantage
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, ability to work in teams and intercultural competence

The scope of employment of 75% or 100% varies depending on language skills and assigned tasks.

Your benefits

  • working in an international environment
  • taking part in a dynamic team
  • putting your innovative ideas into practice
As employees of Deutsche Welle, we identify with the values laid down in the Deutsche Welle Act. We are especially opposed to every form of discrimination, racism and antisemitism.

We promote diversity and equal opportunities. We welcome your application, regardless of your nationality, your cultural, ethnic or social background, any disability you might have, your sexual orientation, your gender or your age. We aim for gender parity in all departments and across all levels of the organization and particularly look forward to receiving applications from women. Suitability for the role being equal, people with severe disabilities or equivalent status will be considered preferentially. We are working to drive the inclusion of people with disabilities by making our sites and workspaces as easily accessible as possible. The contact persons for people with disabilities are available already throughout the application process to answer any questions that may come up.

Have we piqued your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application by 22 March 2023.
Tamar Neuwirth
Deutsche Welle