Lecturer in Writing for Screen and Stage

University of York - Theatre, Film and Television Department

Salary: 38,183 - £46,924 per year

The University of York is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities. The recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) confirmed the position of the University among the leading institutions in the UK for research. The proportion of research activity of world-leading, 4* status is among the highest of any UK university, and York is rated tenth out of 155 higher education institutions for the impact of its research. The University’s Department of Theatre, Film and Television was founded in 2006, and moved into a superb, £30m purpose-designed facility in 2010. We are now seeking to continue to enhance our research and teaching in discipline-specific fields while strengthening and expanding our interdisciplinary work across film and television, theatre and interactive media.

The Department is seeking to appoint a lecturer in Writing for Screen and Stage to support a growing area in the department and contribute to research and teaching in film, television and theatre. Our undergraduate degree programmes include a BSc in Film and Television Production, a BA in Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance and a BSc in Interactive Media as well as masters programmes in Theatre, Digital Film and Television Production and in Post Production. There is also a thriving community of research students.

You should have a PhD in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience, have experience of teaching writing for film, television and/or theatre at HE level, as well as a strong record as a researcher and/or writer.

Informal inquiries to Dr Tom Cantrell: e-mail tom.cantrell@york.ac.uk, or telephone +44 (0)1904 325236. See also the Department website at: www.york.ac.uk/tftv

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