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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Film & Media

Liverpool John Moores University

Location: Liverpool
Salary: £42,149 to £51,800 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 17th September 2021
Closes: 29th October 2021
Job Ref: 3412

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Film & Media (Appointment to Senior Lecturer will be determined by level of academic experience).

The Liverpool Screen School seeks a highly motivated person to work across the Film Studies and Media Production departments, with expertise and experience in practical filmmaking and ideally with skills in audio.

The Liverpool Screen School, part of LJMU's Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies, offers undergraduate programmes in Creative Writing, Drama, Film Studies, Journalism and Media Production, together with postgraduate courses in Film, Documentary, Immersive Media, International Journalism, Sports Journalism, Writing and Screenwriting.

The school is developing its strategic priorities in research, postgraduate provision, internationalisation, public engagement and enterprise activity. Reporting to the Media Production Programme Leader, you will contribute to these developments, whilst also undertaking teaching and administrative duties across the Media Production and Film Studies portfolio: BA (Hons) Media Production, MA Documentary, BA (Hons) Film Studies, BA (Hons) Creative Writing and Film Studies and MA Film.

Film Studies is a well-established department with a growing research profile and reputation, particularly in Film Festivals, Transnational Cinemas, Documentary filmmaking, Black American Film, Sound and Audiovisual essays. The Film Studies Programmes at LJMU offer a hybrid model with all students undertaking theoretical/critical modules alongside practical filmmaking.

The Media Production programmes cover areas of traditional media production, television, documentary and drama as well as new media. Current areas of staff industry practice / research interests include: Interactive Media, new approaches to narrative (digital, immersive) 360 filming, Participatory Culture, Multiplatform, Creative Technology, Immersive Media and Documentary.

Liverpool, the most filmed in city in the UK outside of London, is an excellent base to make and teach media. Filmmaking in the city is set to grow exponentially with Twickenham Studios set to open a new development of production facilities and film stages in the very heart of Liverpool at the iconic Littlewoods Building. The city boasts a vibrant culture and LJMU is proud of its many connections with local media and arts organisations, including Liverpool Film Office, Lime Pictures, ITV and the BBC The Everyman and Playhouse, The Unity Theatre, The Royal Court Theatre, The Liverpool Philharmonic and The Liverpool Tate.

Informal enquiries may be made to Wez Nolan, Programme Leader: Media Production at the Liverpool Screen School, Email:

LJMU is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all background and communities irrespective of age, transgender status, disability, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity and religion or belief. All our appointments are made on merit.

LJMU is committed to achieving equality of opportunity.

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