Lecturer Digital Arts and Media Education

University College London - Culture, Communication and Media

UCL Institute of Education

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 8. The salary range will be £42,304 to £49,904 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The post holder will work within the department of Culture, Communication and Media, UCL Institute of Education and will be located in the UCL Knowledge Lab. The UCL Knowledge Lab is a leading interdisciplinary research centre on digital research and design in education whose mission it is to understand and to develop digital technologies to support and transform education, and beyond. The UCL Knowledge Lab brings together experts with imagination and insight from across different disciplinary backgrounds to: 1) Undertake cutting edge research on digital media and technologies; 2) Provide an innovative and exciting interdisciplinary range of postgraduate courses; 3) Create empowering technologies for communication and learning that lower the barriers to knowledge and widen access; and 4) Incubate enterprise and achieve impact via partnerships with public sector, business and industry.

The post holder will be expected to contribute to teaching, assessment and curriculum design on the MA Digital Media, Culture and Education programme. The post holder will also contribute to student supervision within the department. The post holder will be at the forefront of international developments in learning and teaching, be able to assist with student recruitment and administration across the programme. The post holder will contribute to research within the field of Digital Arts and Media Education at a level that is nationally significant with a view to developing an international profile. They will also undertake a range of research, knowledge transfer and/or consultancy activities including initiating, designing and leading externally funded research projects. This post is a maternity cover initially funded for one year.

The post holder will have a doctorate (either completed or close to submission), or comparable research experience within the fields of digital arts, media and cultural studies, digital cultures, digital media production, software design or other relevant fields related to digital media and education. They will have a proven ability to teach in different contexts and learning environments, including online and show the ability to bring research and innovation into their teaching practice. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of key concepts, debates and challenges, and appropriate methodologies (eg textual analysis, ethnography including online, quantitative and/or qualitative analysis methodologies) and an understanding of teaching theory and practice. The post holder must also provide evidence of a developing publications track record including peer-reviewed journal articles as well as a demonstrable ability to generate new ideas and initiate externally funded research and consultancy in the fields of digital media, the digital arts, and learning (in its broadest sense) to contribute to the research themes of the UCL Knowledge Lab. They must demonstrate the ability to work productively and harmoniously in teams and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. To apply for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. For further details about this post please email Carey Jewitt (c.jewitt@ucl.ac.uk).

Closing Date: 28 October 2016

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: TBC

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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