Lecturer (Academic) in Media & Film Theory (Fixed-Term)

Bournemouth University - Media and Communication

At BU our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences to build our global learning community.

The Faculty of Media and Communication has an enviable reputation for media production and has developed a popular and successful suite of programmes in television and film production at both undergraduate and post graduate levels. We currently have a vacancy for a fixed term lecturer (11 months, starting September 2017) within the Department of Media Production. The role provides an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to build their teaching research profile in a relevant discipline.

We are seeking an individual able to teach across programmes, primarily within areas of film and television studies, although the ability to also supervise and assess practical project work is an advantage. You will be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of film and/or television scholarship industries and excellent skills in academic research and presentation. You will have experience of teaching in Higher Education and a strong focus on student centred learning. You will be able to contribute to programme management and the pastoral support of students as well as to the research culture of the department.

You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please telephone 01202 961130 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the appropriate reference. 

This post is available for a fixed term period until 30 June 2018 to cover the maternity leave and research leave of an established member of staff.

For further information and discussion or the opportunity for an informal visit, please contact Dr Christa van Raalte, Head of Department – Media Production by email at cvanraalte@bournemouth.ac.uk.

BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking. We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience.

Closing date: (Midnight) Monday 17 July 2017

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