Professor in Film Studies (Education & Research)

University of Exeter - English, College OF Humanities

Salary: Competitive Salary dependent on knowledge, skills and experience

This permanent, full time post is available from 1st September 2017 within the College of Humanities.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. With a vibrant academic community (21,000+ students) we are ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality.  This research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing the world today.

We are looking for a leading international figure to add expertise, vision and leadership to the existing Film Studies group at Exeter. We cover film history and theory across American, East Asian, European, African and other World cinemas in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, as well as working in partnership at a postgraduate level with the London Film School.

About you:

  • You will be innovative researchers with a strong track record of international-quality publications.
  • Have a demonstrable capacity to contribute at an appropriate level to research and education in the Department of English and the College of Humanities.
  • What we can offer you:
  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Head of Discipline, Prof Andrew McRae (tel: 01392-724258, email: to discuss the post further. You may also wish to consult our web site at for further details of the College.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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