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Lecturer - Special Make-Up Effects for Film & Television

The University of Bolton - School of Creative Technologies

Location: Bolton
Salary: £36,914 to £42,792 Grade 7
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 28th January 2020
Closes: 28th February 2020
Job Ref: CRT-088/A

Exciting Opportunities in the School of Creative Technologies

Competitive Salary (subject to skills, knowledge, and experience)

Full-time and Part-time working will be considered

Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 28 February 2020.

*Please note that we reserve the right to close this campaign early in the event that we receive sufficient applications.

Interviews are expected to take place within two weeks.

The School of Creative Technologies brings together Film FX Effects, Computing, Software Engineering, and Games. Working at the cutting-edge of the UK’s fastest growing sector, we’ve always been at the forefront of these exciting fields.  

Our teaching staff have strong professional backgrounds, and use this experience to develop industry-ready courses, supported by a huge range of additional opportunities such as work placements, live projects, and a programme of high-profile guest speakers.

With links to blue-chip software developers, AAA games studios, Oscar award-winning Film FX studios and BAFTA-nominated designers in the UK, Europe and beyond, we are dedicated to offering industry-focused courses that prepare graduates to take their place in this blockbuster economic sector.

The School is undergoing a period of exciting growth and is seeking to recruit in the following skill area:

  • Special Make-up Effects (information can be found here).

We are seeking talented individuals with a passion for their specialism who can contribute to the success of our students. We would welcome applicants from:-

  • Colleagues currently working in industry looking for a new challenge and interested in transferring their knowledge and skills to academia;
  • Early career academics with a willingness to achieve a teaching qualification / HEA accreditation within dedicated timescales; and
  • Established academics interested in joining an ambitious School.

We are committed to teaching excellence and whether you are just embarking upon an academic career or a seasoned academic, we will support you and enable your success. Given that we place a strong emphasis on our links with industry, we would also seek to support you so that you may continue with any external work commitments which complement your professional duties.  

If you would like to apply for the above roles, please submit a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) confirming your current salary, right to work in the UK, preferred working pattern, and suitability for the post together with a full CV by email to:   

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Claire Symons in Human Resources on 01204 903 569.

For further details and to make an application please visit:

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, for more information please visit No agencies.

The University of Bolton strives to achieve equality of opportunity

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