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Associate Lecturer in Contextual Studies: Moving Image and Performance

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The Associate Lecturer in Contextual Studies in Moving Image and Performance is responsible for designing and teaching Unit 3: Performing Images: Cultures & Contexts for the MA Performance: Screen.
This unit introduces students to the histories, critical theories and debates concerning the body and its relationship to film and video. Teaching methods for this unit include, but are not limited to, lectures, seminars and workshops.
As part of Unit 3, students are asked to regularly engage with appropriate thematic reading-watching lists, which will be devised by you in discussions with the course leader. You will also be responsible for Unit 3 assessment, which could be a written or audio-visual academic essay about a critical topic of the student’s choice.
You will be working collaboratively within a team, helping the course leader to develop the curriculum in innovative directions. Your main responsibilities will be preparation of course material, teaching, administration and assessment of a unit or part of a unit. You will make a significant contribution to the quality of learning and support our students receive to enable them to complete their studies successfully.
Why choose us? 
University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2021. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better a more sustainable world and championing race equality.
We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance.
Your profile
We seek an academic practitioner with experience teaching, making, and writing on the intersections between film studies, moving image, and performance.
You should be actively involved in advancing research and scholarship in the field, and sharing your research through peer-reviewed publications. You will take a dynamic and innovative approach to supporting excellent teaching, pedagogy and inclusivity.
For further details and to apply please click the apply button.
Closing date: 27 October 2022 at 23:55.
Interviews will take place on Monday 7 November 2022.
UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Research Assistant/Associate in Embedded Systems Design

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Company description:We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.Job description:The RoleDo you have a prior research background in embedded systems design and electronic engineering? The Engineering department at Newcastle University could be the place for you. The Microsystems Research Group is seeking to appoint a highly motivated researcher to support the School of Engineering’s EPSRC project “Enabling Transient Computing for Unreliable Internet of Things (IoT): a Paradigm Shift for Sensor Systems”. The Microsystems Group is prominent in the UK and has an international reputation for world-leading research across microelectronics design and computer systems engineering with seven academic members, 10+ Research Assistants/Associates and 20+ PhD students. The vision of this project is that the next generation of low power and embedded systems for IoT sensor applications will be completely autonomous, i.e., self-powered, able to harvest energy and adjust to environmental conditions, i.e., energy-aware, whilst surviving power outages, i.e., forward execution with no data loss. This three-year project aims to deliver a new design class of transiently operating systems to empower the IoT with resilience to intermittent and varying supply and enhance the spectrum of applications to fully energy-aware networks with distributed context awareness.You will support the hardware and software design of low-power embedded systems for IoT sensor applications. An essential part of this work will also be devoted to publishing the research results/outcomes and contributing to follow-up proposals.You will perform tasks under the guidance of the Principal Investigator, work closely with a multidisciplinary team, external academic partners (ETH Zurich) and industrial partners (ARM, Northumbria Water Group, EML), and engage in various knowledge exchange activities to accelerate the impact of this research nationally and internationally. The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering and Communication. Previous research experience in embedded systems design, PCB design and programming languages, such as C/C++ is highly desirable.For more information about the School of Engineering, and our research, please click here.We’re celebrating 150 years of Science, Agriculture and Engineering. Although a huge amount has changed over the last 150 years, one thing has stayed the same: our commitment to making a difference. We’re educating the next generation of experts and tackling the biggest challenges facing our planet. Our innovative work has always focused on making a difference to people’s lives and you can be part of it.We are committed to building and maintaining a fair and inclusive working environment and we would be happy to discuss arrangements for flexible and/or blended working.The appointment is fixed-term, tenable for 3 years in the first instance from 1st February 2023. The position is available on a full-time basis (37 hours per week).To apply, please complete an online application and upload a CV and cover letter. Your cover letter is a supporting statement, and you should outline how you meet the essential criteria of the role and evidence this with examples.For informal queries regarding the role or the project, please contact Dr. Domenico Balsamo, Lecturer in Microsystems Design, at: [email protected]

Course Leader: BA Photography Online

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Permanent, part-time, 14 hours per week
About The Role
Falmouth University is currently seeking an ambitious Course Leader and practitioner to join our team and play a key role in the successful delivery our new course BA(Hons) Photography (Online). You will be responsible to the Head of Photography and will support the Head in academic leadership and operational management.
The Course Leader will work alongside the staff team to write, design, curate, record and deliver modules to a global cohort of students. Alongside the development of the new curriculum, you will be responsible for pastoral support, and academic guidance via emails, one to ones and an online studio space. You will work closely with the Module Leaders and online tutors to ensure the best possible student experience. As well as creating exciting, engaging, relevant and contemporary content you will oversee the students learning experience within your modules, and the course in general. The modules are primarily asynchronous (not undertaken in real-time), online tutors work with the students and deliver live sessions, module leaders oversee the online tutors and students in their modules and are involved in reviewing and making enhancements to their modules each year.
BA(Hons) Photography online is a wholly online course drawn from our internationally recognised and long established on-campus courses, targeting creative and original undergraduate learners throughout the world. With a rigorous academic underpinning, the course has been designed to support the development of exciting contemporary photography combined with up-to-date professional practice.
About You
The successful candidate will have significant experience in teaching in academia at HE level, and have the proven ability to inspire students, through innovative and online pedagogies, whilst bringing specialist insight and professional expertise in photography.
You will be highly organised and able to manage your time efficiently to work to our production and delivery schedules, have had experience of producing asynchronously online learning materials such as pre-recorded lectures and be confident with using virtual learning environments.  You will have a good understanding of the technical requirements of Photography and an up-to-date awareness of current trends, theories and critical debates informing contemporary photography. Alongside these core qualities, you will be an outstanding educator, practitioner and communicator who can work independently and also part of a team.
We are looking to hear from candidates who have the following skills/experience:
Comprehensive and current knowledge of Photography Theory and Practice
Experience and engagement in curriculum development and quality assurance processes
Experience of teaching within an HE environment sufficient to have gained a thorough knowledge and understanding of the requirements on those teaching at this level
Demonstrable professional practice and/or Knowledge Transfer
Strong relationships with industry and ability to develop partnerships, projects and employment opportunities for staff and students 
Due to the online nature of this role, it can be worked remotely, however, the successful candidate must be based within the UK.
The closing date for this position is Sunday 06 November 2022. 

Lecturer (Filmmaking)

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SODA
The School of Digital Arts is our response to, and an investment in, screen-based business and technologies. It is a digital skills powerhouse that hosts a diverse programme of degree apprenticeships, continuing professional development, work-based training, foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses and resources. It builds on the award-winning strengths of the Manchester School of Art, and brings together creative and craft disciplines, technical and scientific skills, industry partnerships and global research to train the next generation of talent, who will ensure that the UK continues to compete at an international level.
Opened in September of 2021, our new purpose-built £35m School works closely with key cultural and industry partners including: Red Productions, BBC, ITV and HOME to ensure that Greater Manchester has the skills base needed to support its continued growth as a centre of cultural capital and creative innovation. It is estimated that the School will generate an annual boost of £13 million for the local economy. SODA was awarded £14.9m of Government funding through the Greater Manchester Combined Authority – which was matched by the University.
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer – Filmmaking
We are looking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Filmmaking. The ideal candidate should have experience of a creative approach to designing and delivering higher education curriculum at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate levels in subject specific and interdisciplinary contexts. This role requires a versatile approach and ability to contribute to a vibrant and collaborative team that spans a wide range of digital arts disciplines, encompassing both academic and industry professionals.
The applicant should demonstrate an ability of critical and professional approaches to teaching, research or knowledge exchange in one or more of the following areas of practice: producing, directing, cinematography, sound, immersive practices (VR, AR, 360), production design, editing. We are particularly seeking expertise in sound for film, cinematography and post-production for this post.
The applicant should also have an in-depth understanding of current industry trends within this field and be able to conduct research and deliver programmes that are grounded in the present but offer space to explore the future – leading students to investigate what it means to be a creative media practitioner at the convergence of storytelling, technology and innovation.
A good first degree in a relevant discipline, with professional or higher level qualifications such as PhD is desirable.
Working at Manchester Met
Manchester Metropolitan University is a great place to work. We are ambitious for our staff; ourselves and we recognise the key contribution our colleagues make by Staff being one of our four strategic priorities.
To Apply:
Submit a cover letter and CV via our application portal. If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact [email protected]u.ac.uk
Please note that this vacancy is for a 0.5 fte (17.5 hours) position. 

Lectureships in Creative Writing

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Edinburgh Napier University is proud to be labelled the ‘#1 Modern University in Scotland’. An innovative, learner centric university with a modern and fresh outlook, Edinburgh Napier is ambitious, inclusive in its ethos and applied in its approach.
Our School of Arts & Creative Industries is a forward looking, dynamic school preparing its students for employability and responsible citizenship fit for the demands of the 21st Century.
We are committed to delivering a personalised learning experience for students, set against an agenda of inclusivity, employability and sustainability. We achieved 89% in the last NSS, and we are number one in the UK for Journalism, and in the top ten for Film and Photography, Media & Film Studies, English, Design and Music (Sunday Times and Guardian League Tables). We entered four units of assessment to the REF and have recently launched two new research centres to strengthen our research culture.
To find more information about SACI, click here.
The Role:
We are expanding our Creative Writing team and are looking for lecturers in Creative Writing to join our team.
For the two roles, each position holder will have different areas of focus: one will be catering to the postgraduate and PhD Creative Writing students, while the other role will be primarily focused on undergraduate Creative Writing students, with some postgraduate delivery.
You will have the opportunity to join Media and Humanities, a vibrant and diverse subject area with a suite of UG and PG courses that range from English and Creative Writing to Mass Communications, Publishing and Journalism.
We are a hub for interdisciplinary learning and research around culture and storytelling – home to the award-winning studio radio station – Radio ENRG – and our publishing operation, Merchiston Press. We have developed strong partnerships with media organisations and have a great track-record in student employability and satisfaction.
You will get to work within the small, dedicated Creative Writing team to design and deliver high quality, student-centred teaching and learning that will reflect our focus on emerging fiction writers with a passion for popular prose genres.
Furthermore, you will be in a position to use your knowledge and experience to develop our existing teaching and research specialisms to further enhance student experience and the University’s reputation within a global perspective.
Your ambition and enthusiasm for cross-disciplinary working and commitment to collaborating across the University and beyond, will be well received as you contribute to a programme that leads the field in its area.
As a Lecturer in Creative Writing, you will:
Contribute to the delivery of our successful Creative Writing programmes on campus and online
Be encouraged to join one of our new research centres in SACI
Be given training and development opportunities through our Human Resources (HR) and Research, Innovation and Enterprise Office (RIE)
For a full role profile, please click here.
What we will need from you:
A doctoral level qualification
A professional publication record in a relevant commercial fiction genre
A scholarly interest in developing innovation narrative practice
A professional academic and research profile
Relevant teaching practice within Higher Education
Benefits:
Additional information:
Closing date: 14th November 2022Interview date: 8th December 2022
The University is committed to inclusion More details can be found here.

Tutors in MA Directing

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Location: MetFilm School Leeds, Prime Studios
Reporting to: Principal, MetFilm School Leeds
Start Date: Winter 2022
About MetFilm School
MetFilm School is one of the largest film schools in Europe, running undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across our London, Leeds and Berlin campuses as well as a portfolio of non-accredited courses. Our mission is to inspire a new generation of creative screen professionals and our educational philosophy is defined by the unique and multiple ways in which we bring education and industry together through pedagogy, production and partnerships.
We are committed to establishing a culture of diversity and inclusivity at MetFilm School, where all staff and students can work, learn, be ourselves, and reach our full potential. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.
MetFilm School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults with care and support needs and expects all staff to share this commitment.
All posts are subject to Right to Work and Enhanced DBS checks.
About the Roles
MetFilm School has opened a new campus in Leeds in September 2022. We offer 2 undergraduate programmes (BA Content, Media & Film Production and BA Acting for Screen) and 3 postgraduate programmes (MA Directing, MA Cinematography, and MA Screenwriting) in Leeds.
We are recruiting for Tutors based on our new campus, at Prime Studios in Leeds.
We have a number of positions available for regular and visiting Tutors to deliver teaching on our MA Directing course.
The candidates appointed to the roles will be responsible for delivering practice-based and industry-focused teaching across a range of modules to new cohorts in the first year of our opening in Leeds.
These positions are hourly-paid, flexible and would suit industry professionals with an interest and experience in higher education teaching.
Full Job Description and Person Specification here
How To Apply
To apply for this role please send a CV and cover letter to [email protected], including the title of the role in the subject line, by November 1st 2022

Tutors in MA Screenwriting

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Location: MetFilm School Leeds, Prime Studios
Reporting to: Principal, MetFilm School Leeds
Start Date: Winter 2022
About MetFilm School
MetFilm School is one of the largest film schools in Europe, running undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across our London, Leeds and Berlin campuses as well as a portfolio of non-accredited courses. Our mission is to inspire a new generation of creative screen professionals and our educational philosophy is defined by the unique and multiple ways in which we bring education and industry together through pedagogy, production and partnerships.
We are committed to establishing a culture of diversity and inclusivity at MetFilm School, where all staff and students can work, learn, be ourselves, and reach our full potential. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.
MetFilm School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults with care and support needs and expects all staff to share this commitment.
All posts are subject to Right to Work and Enhanced DBS checks.
About the Roles
MetFilm School has opened a new campus in Leeds in September 2022. We offer 2 undergraduate programmes (BA Content, Media & Film Production and BA Acting for Screen) and 3 postgraduate programmes (MA Directing, MA Cinematography, and MA Screenwriting) in Leeds.
We are recruiting for Tutors based on our new campus, at Prime Studios in Leeds.
We have a number of positions available for regular and visiting Tutors to deliver teaching on our  MA Screenwriting course.
The candidates appointed to the roles will be responsible for delivering practice-based and industry-focused teaching across a range of modules to new cohorts in the first year of our opening in Leeds.
These positions are hourly-paid, flexible and would suit industry professionals with an interest and experience in higher education teaching.
Full Job Description and Person Specification here
How To Apply
To apply for this role please send a CV and cover letter to [email protected], including the title of the role in the subject line, by November 1st 2022

Tutors in MA Cinematography

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Location: MetFilm School Leeds, Prime Studios
Reporting to: Principal, MetFilm School Leeds
Start Date: Winter 2022
About MetFilm School
MetFilm School is one of the largest film schools in Europe, running undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across our London, Leeds and Berlin campuses as well as a portfolio of non-accredited courses. Our mission is to inspire a new generation of creative screen professionals and our educational philosophy is defined by the unique and multiple ways in which we bring education and industry together through pedagogy, production and partnerships.
We are committed to establishing a culture of diversity and inclusivity at MetFilm School, where all staff and students can work, learn, be ourselves, and reach our full potential. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.
MetFilm School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults with care and support needs and expects all staff to share this commitment.
All posts are subject to Right to Work and Enhanced DBS checks.
About the Roles
MetFilm School has opened a new campus in Leeds in September 2022. We offer 2 undergraduate programmes (BA Content, Media & Film Production and BA Acting for Screen) and 3 postgraduate programmes (MA Directing, MA Cinematography, and MA Screenwriting) in Leeds.
We are recruiting for Tutors based on our new campus, at Prime Studios in Leeds.
We have a number of positions available for regular and visiting Tutors to deliver teaching on our MA Cinematography course.
The candidates appointed to the roles will be responsible for delivering practice-based and industry-focused teaching across a range of modules to new cohorts in the first year of our opening in Leeds.
These positions are hourly-paid, flexible and would suit industry professionals with an interest and experience in higher education teaching.
Full Job Description and Person Specification here
How To Apply
To apply for this role please send a CV and cover letter to [email protected], including the title of the role in the subject line, by November 1st 2022

Associate Professor in Film and Television Production

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Edinburgh Napier University is the ‘#1 Modern University in Scotland’. An innovative, learner centric university with a modern and fresh outlook, The university is ambitious, inclusive in its ethos and applied in its approach.
The School of Arts & Creative Industries is a forward looking, dynamic school preparing its students for employability and responsible citizenship fit for the demands of the 21st Century.
At SACI, we are committed to delivering a personalised learning experience for students, set against an agenda of inclusivity, employability and sustainability. We achieved 89% in the last NSS, and we are number one in the UK for Journalism, and in the top ten for Film and Photography, Media & Film Studies, English, Design and Music (Sunday Times and Guardian League Tables).  We entered four units of assessment to the REF and have recently launched two new research centres to strengthen or research culture.
Screen and Performing Arts is made up of a diverse, vibrant group of subject areas that cover film and television, music, acting and performing arts.  Our staff are deeply committed to helping our students become young professionals – mature in their thinking, fresh in their approach to their subject areas and people who would like to use their creativity to bring about societal changes.  Our students are award winning, with films like Limbo being produced and directed by our alumni.  Also, being in Edinburgh affords us the exciting opportunity to engage with all the top festivals on offer – Edinburgh International Film festival, Edinburgh International TV Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival.
We are currently looking to expand our team with two film practice posts, a lecturer  and associate professor (grade 7) in film & television production.
The Role
BA (Hons) Film and BA (Hons) Television at Edinburgh Napier University are practice based programmes and we are listed as a top UK University for Film Production & Photography (2nd of 68 – The Guardian Guide 2022).
This role is predominantly concerned with the teaching of professional drama practices, and we are specifically looking for applicants with experience in either of the following:
Drama producing for film/high-end television
Studio production, including multi-camera experience in directing or producing.
You will be working alongside a specialist and highly dedicated team of practitioners within the film and television production curriculum.
In this role, you will:
Become a member of our teaching team and contribute to the BA and MA programmes, including development, design, and programme leadership responsibilities.
Be given research time allocation in your workload.
Join one of our new research centres in SACI and collaborate in research activity.
Be given training and development opportunities through our HR and Research, Innovation and Enterprise Office.
Essentials:
A PhD in a relevant discipline
Evidence of relevant teaching experience.
A commitment to sustained continuous professional and academic development, while maintaining and establishing links with media industries in order to strengthen teaching programmes, research and associated activities.
Experience in leading, developing, designing and delivering teaching and student-centred learning, with a knowledge of industry standards and regulations.
Enthusiastic to contribute and lead on the teaching of drama production, in order to successfully develop the next generation of film makers. Also, equally comfortable working independently as you are collaborating as part of our team.
For detailed role profile, click here.
For benefits details click here.

Interviews: December 2022

PhD Studentship in School of Creative Industries

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PhD Studentship
School of Creative Industries
Park Campus, Cheltenham
50% off FT Home Student fees for one Academic Year (current FT fee £5,000)
50% off FT Home Student fees for PHD STUDENTSHIPS in The School of Creative Industries at The University of Gloucestershire (CHELTENHAM) starting 1st FEBRUARY 2023.
The University of Gloucestershire is offering 50% fee reduction off first year PhD studentships to cover the partial direct payment of tuition fees for the first year of study. PhD studentships are 4 years FT.
Postgraduate research in the School of Creative Industries spans our three subject areas, Film, Television & Animation, Journalism & Communication and Music & Sound. Please see our postgraduate research pages for more information: https://bit.ly/3RJpjnU
Staff specialisms and supervision opportunities include:
Film, Television and Animation:
cult film and TV
documentary film
screenwriting
experimental cinema
digital archives
digital storytelling
Journalism and Communications:
ethics in sports journalism
live reporting
digital media in live sporting events.
sport communications
Music and Sound
gender in popular music
ageing in popular music
cultural history of popular music
spatial sound and immersive audio
ecomusicology
composition and sound design for film, TV, and games
music production
music and screen media
Applicants must have a BA Hons of at least 2.1 standard or equivalent and a Masters’ Degree in a relevant discipline.
How to apply: 
Please send a brief CV (max 2 pages) and a one-page proposal to:
Professor Abigail Gardner
School of Creative Industries
Park Campus
The University of Gloucestershire
[email protected] and [email protected]
Selection process: Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview with Dr Matthew Lovett and Professor Abigail Gardner to the University of Gloucestershire, Park Campus, Cheltenham or by zoom/teams on Tuesday 6th December 2022.
Academic Contact: For informal enquiries and further information, please contact Professor Abigail Gardner ([email protected])

Techne Studentship in The Institute for Media and Creative Industries

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Loughborough University London is a part of technē; a consortium which comprises nine universities in London and the South-East, with almost 60 AHRC studentships to award each year across a range of arts and humanities disciplines. technē supports outstanding students pursuing the ‘craft’ of research through innovative, interdisciplinary and creative approaches.
For students technē provides:
An environment for students who wish to be intellectually innovative and experimental
Disciplinary and interdisciplinary training and networking opportunities
Collaborative engagement with Partners in the creative, media and cultural sectors
Rigorous scholarly training and opportunities to develop skills in innovation, critical thinking, risk taking, creativity and communication that are valued in academic and work contexts .
The Institute for Media and Creative Industries (IMCI) invites doctoral research proposals that fit with IMCI’s research themes, that links to one or more of our current research projects, and that aligns with the research of one or more of our academic staff. Our academics cover a range of research interests ranging from populism and the media, gender and media, museums and heritage industries, creative and cultural industries, youth engagement, citizen’s media, social movements, communication and social change, Freirean communication, digital ethnography, AI and everyday life, and disability communication and the global South. Our research takes place in diverse regions, and we are equally interested in applications exploring topics relevant to our East London and UK location and to global and global South perspectives including Middle East, Africa, South Asia, and Latin America.
By choosing a doctoral programme from IMCI at Loughborough University London, you’ll work alongside academics who are leaders in their field. IMCI has a strong interest in the relationships between media and communication and political, social and cultural change. Our academic staff explore a range of topics around communication for social change, political and economy of media and creative industries, digital media in everyday life, as well as activism in contemporary and historical contexts. Much of our research is collaborative and interdisciplinary, connecting to local and global communities and organisations. Methodologically the Institute is particularly strong in the use of archival and oral history, ethnographic, and participatory and action research methods to understand complex processes of change in rich and holistic ways.
General information about the research agenda of the IMCI can be found here: https://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/research/media-creative-industries/
For informal enquiries please contact potential IMCI supervisors directly to discuss your research ideas and fit.

Lecturer in Business of Film

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This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week
Westminster School of Media and Communications (WSMC) are seeking a Lecturer in Film Business who will also serve as Course Leader to our new MA Business of Film. This programme has been developed in conjunction with the British Film Institute and starts in 2023. Course leadership is expected for the establishment of the programme in the first instance (usually three years with an option to extend). This is a strongly industry-focussed course that aims to improve the training and talent pool for planning, development, distribution and financing of film, and to do so in a global context, preparing students to work in this international industry.
The postholder is expected to provide the context in which students interrogate emergent opportunities, processes, and techniques for students to take into their work and develop further in real-work situations. This will include preparation for the challenges of the film business, to build their contacts, extend their entrepreneurial skills and develop greater commercial acumen.
You must have practical experience of film business, strong networking and personal presentation skills and a professional and academic profile commensurate with the stage of your career. You will have experience in developing, designing and delivering teaching and student-centred learning, with a knowledge of industry practice, standards and regulations, and an awareness of diversity issues as they relate to global film and international marketing. This post may include delivery of courses or modules in either online or overseas environments. As part of your role, you would develop and maintain teaching material using a VLE.
You are expected to hold a post-graduate qualification, with a view to developing your research through practice, an area of significant expertise for DCDI which includes the Centre for Research in Arts and Media (CREAM) and the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI). A Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy or a PG Cert HE would also be an advantage.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact: Professor Gregory Sporton [email protected]  to arrange a conversation about the post and the successful candidate will be expected to achieve this status within their first year in the post if they have not already done so.
To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through the ‘Apply’ link above.
At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.
We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.
The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.
Closing date: midnight on 01 November 2022
Interviews are likely to be held on: 10 November 2022
Administrative contact (for queries only): [email protected]

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