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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Creative Film, TV and Digital Media Production

University of Northampton

Location: Northampton
Salary: £35,326 to £50,296 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th October 2021
Closes: 7th November 2021
Job Ref: UN3831

Location: Waterside Campus

Closing Date: 07-11-2021

About the Job 

Interview date: 23 November 2021

The University of Northampton is looking to recruit an innovative industry connected Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to help deliver an industry focused curriculum across a number of genres in Media Production. You will have experience as an industry practitioner in the areas of either broadcast television, creative video, short film, documentaries or content creation for Multi-Platform projects. The successful applicant will teach across a range of practical and theory modules with a strong emphasis on student-focused teaching and high impact research, as well as providing super-supportive personal tuition.

You will be expected to help market the Creative Film, Television and Digital Media Production degree based within the University’s Creative Hub on the Waterside Campus which may include occasional Saturday cover for events such as Open Days.

As an academic, you will also be expected to contribute to the research and scholarly output of the subject area and work collegiately with other researchers within the Faculty and wider University.  Research and scholarship are supported through our research centres, mentor scheme, and 25 days of leave for scholarly activity.

About you 

You will have a background in the media industry and the ability to produce and deliver a high-quality teaching and learning experience across the Creative Film, Television and Digital Media Production field. A related first degree is essential and higher degree desirable.

Essential skills include the ability to work independently as well as collegiately within a team and you must be able to communicate professionally and effectively with learners and colleagues. The successful applicant will be able to use initiative to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines and have an adaptable, positive and proactive approach to supporting the general life of the Subject Group, Faculty and wider University.  

You will be ICT literate, with experience of Adobe editing software, and will ideally have experience in leading modules and programmes in HE and/or FE settings. A track record of effective partnership working (internal and external), to develop entrepreneurial and employability opportunities in related media settings would be strongly advantageous.



  • Degree qualification or equivalent in relevant subject
  • Professional Recognition as HEA Fellow (D2) or teaching qualification recognised by HESA, or willingness to obtain within an agreed timescale


  • Master’s degree in relevant subject
  • Doctorate in relevant subject, completed or within 12 months of completion
  • Relevant professional qualification

Right to Work 

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview


We are proud of our diverse student population and applications from Black Asian Minority Ethnic student grow year on year. Equality and the promotion of inclusion are a key value that we are proud to promote. To embed this across the University, to achieve diversity amongst its staff and to improve staff representation, we would like to encourage applications from women, people living with disabilities, and those from the LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.

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