Lecturer in Film / Screen Practice (Education and Research)

University of Exeter
May 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:£41,732
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The starting salary will be from £41,732 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Lecturer in Film / Screen Practice (Education and Research)

Job description

Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS)

This full time, permanent role is available 1st August 2024.

The role

The Department of Communications, Drama and Film seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Film / Screen Practice to join our team of exceptional academics to complement and extend our research and teaching activities. The successful applicant will have a strong track record of publication outputs and will undertake research and impact activities in line with the University's research strategy.

The post will include teaching on the undergraduate Film and Television Studies degree, the MA in Film and Screen Studies, the MA in International Film Business, and other developing taught postgraduate provision, and supervision of postgraduate research students.

You will join a dynamic, interdisciplinary department with world-class facilities such as the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, excellent links to cultural industry partners including the London Film School, and a commitment to innovative approaches to creative learning and cutting-edge research. We have particular strengths in the study of transnational cinema, gender and the creative industries, archives and audiences, performance, and regional cinema culture, and a developing focus on screen cultures and environmental sustainability.

About you

You will have:

  • A PhD in Film /Screen Practice and have an independent, internationally- recognised research or research-by-practice programme in a relevant active field of research
  • A strong record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding
  • An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research
  • Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate programmes
  • Strong connections and funded projects with business and community partners
  • Involvement in projects which develop impact
  • Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

    What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development with businesses and organisations
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career

  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26wks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6wks full pay), and a Fertility Treatment Policy

  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon

  • The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

    Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99 percent of our research is of international quality and 47 percent is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

    We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

    With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

    We are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcome applications from service people.

    Further information

    For an informal and confidential discussion about the post, please contact Prof James Lyons, [email protected].

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