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 in creative practice and arts-based research. The post will make a central contribution to the culture, reach and profile of the department, engaging in public-facing creative practice, inspiring new developments in teaching and research, as well as providing pastoral support across CMCI’s 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 track record of working in a relevant field of creative practice and/or arts-based research. They will be an inspiring practitioner and researcher, bringing their own particular expertise in research methods and design, and possessing a flair for making creative practice accessible to a diverse audience. As a skilled educator, they will bring experience of both face-to-face and online teaching and assessment in Higher Education, demonstrate 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 deep commitment to making critical and positive interventions in society.
The position will build on the Department’s existing research and teaching strengths in creative practice and arts-based research. As well as developing research on (and in) arts-based approaches, and informing dissertations and research projects across the curricula, the successful post-holder will liaise with external practitioners and stakeholders, contributing to new and emerging Faculty/College-wide initiatives in the area. They will be required to teach on a broad mix of modules, indicatively including Managing cultural projects (level 5); Events and festivals (level 6); Arts based research project; Art and globalisation; Contextualising creativity; Global media industries: Final project; Media industry innovations: Collaborative project (level 7). Working closely with other colleagues, they will also play an important 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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