Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Media Production (2 posts)

Liverpool John Moores University - The Liverpool Screen School

The Liverpool Screen School seeks two highly motivated individuals to join the Media Production team, one with expertise and experience in Film / Television production and one with specialisms in Digital Media production.

The Liverpool Screen School, part of LJMU's Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies, offers undergraduate programmes in Creative Writing, Drama, Film Studies, Journalism and Media Production, together with postgraduate courses in International Journalism, Writing and Screenwriting. The Media Production team currently comprises five members of staff with backgrounds in Television and New Media production. The department delivers the BA (Hons) Media Production degree, which aims to produce graduates who can deliver media, using cameras, lights, editing and software to tell stories both fact and fiction to be consumed on the Internet, televisions, mobiles, tablets and big screens. Media Production is a Creative Skillset accredited course.

The department is developing its strategic priorities in research, postgraduate provision (currently validating an MA in Documentary), internationalisation, public engagement and enterprise activity. Reporting to the Programme Leader, you will contribute to these developments, whilst also undertaking teaching and administrative duties across the Media Production portfolio.  Current areas of industry practice / research interests in the department include: Television Drama, Factual Entertainment, Documentary, Interactive media, new approaches to narrative, 360 filming, participatory culture and multiplatform. The department is looking to expand its expertise in visual effects and interactive media.

Liverpool, the most filmed in city in the UK outside of London, is an excellent base to make and teach media, with media city in Salford nearby. The city boasts a vibrant culture and LJMU is proud of its many connections with local media and arts organisations, including The Everyman and Playhouse, The Unity Theatre, The Royal Court Theatre, The Liverpool Philharmonic, The Liverpool Tate, Lime Pictures, Liverpool Film Office, ITV and the BBC.

Informal enquiries may be made to Sarah Haynes, Head of Media Production at the Liverpool Screen School 0151 231 4770 (s.haynes@ljmu.ac.uk)

LJMU is committed to achieving equality of opportunity.

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