The Department of Culture, Media & Creative Industries seeks to make an exciting new appointment of Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Culture, Media & Creative Industries to offer leadership and innovation in research. The post will make a central contribution to the research culture and profile of the department, also engaging in teaching, academic administration and pastoral support across our expanding portfolio of both in-person and online courses. This includes the BA Culture, Media & Creative Industries; three postgraduate programmes - Cultural & Creative Industries MA; Arts & Cultural Management MA, and Global Media Industries MA; and the Department’s expanding culture, media and creative industries PhD programme.
The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Culture, Media & Creative Industries or a closely related discipline, with an excellent knowledge and understanding of a relevant field of expertise. They will be a highly effective researcher, bringing their own particular expertise in research methods and design (qualitative or quantitative), and a flair for making research accessible to a diverse audience. As skilled educators, they will bring experience of both face-to-face and online teaching and assessment in Higher Education, a commitment to student learning and welfare, and an aptitude for working within an interdisciplinary framework. In keeping with the department’s strategic priorities of inclusivity, sustainability, care, and reflexivity, applicants will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to making critical and positive interventions in society.
A key focus for this ‘innovations in research’ post is fostering opportunities for communication and collaboration across undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD, early career, and experienced research staff in the department. Embracing traditional, innovative, co-created, collaborative, arts-based and practice-based approaches to research, they will support the further expansion and embedding of programmes of research that encourage student and staff interaction and the cross-fertilization of ideas. Indicatively, the post-holder will lead on undergraduate and postgraduate dissertation modules, convene Level 7 Research Approaches and Global Media Industries: Final Project modules, and work closely with students on our PhD programme. They will also play a prominent role in designing and delivering new online modules for use in virtual short courses and further Programme development within the Department.
We encourage applications from members of groups with protected characteristics that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the Equality Act. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates, as they are under-represented at this level.
In applying for this role please include a covering letter clearly indicating how you meet the essential and desirable criteria below, and an up-to-date CV. Applicants are asked to include, as part of their covering letter, a separate statement describing past experience of, and/or future plans for, promoting diversity and inclusion.
This post will be offered as an indefinite contract. This is a full-time post.
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