Senior Lecturer in Filmmaking
Kingston School of Art
School of Art and Architecture
The BA Filmmaking and MA film making courses at Kingston School of Art
encourage students to explore all forms of moving image practice, across
fiction, non-fiction, experimental and hybrid modes of production, in both
analogue and digital formats. Both programmes are taught through a series of
project-led practice modules embracing research and experimentation.
This role provides a career-defining opportunity to work across both courses
alongside our dynamic and dedicated educators, practitioners, and researchers
to promote and foster an innovative, inclusive, and supportive pedagogic
environment that equips our students with the academic, social and personal
skills to prosper in global and diverse environments.
You'll be an influential member of a close-knit group of academics behind a
varied programme of research-led teaching, workshops, seminars and will plan,
deliver, and assess a range of modules, using a variety of technologies and
You will work with the Course Leaders and course teams across our
undergraduate and postgraduate filmmaking courses to ensure that the
curriculum and student learning experience keeps pace with contemporary
professional and research developments within filmmaking. The role also
provides the opportunity to work with a diverse and international group of
students, so you should be committed to developing innovative teaching and
learning strategies that support our students and our strategic priority to
decolonise and internationalise the curriculum.
Research is, naturally, a key part of our make-up and you'll supervise
research students and undertake your own research challenges, seeing projects
through their entire lifecycle – from developing proposals to producing
outputs ripe for publication.
Working side-by-side with talented colleagues you'll share knowledge and
expertise through professional consultancy, pursuing opportunities that will
generate profitable income and supporting students with valuable placements
We're looking for an innovative academic professional with a commitment and
passion for filmmaking teaching and learning. You will draw on your
professional experience as a filmmaker to promote integrated professional
practice across everything you do, imparting practical filmmaking knowledge to
students that they will take with them in their future careers.
The successful candidate will have a filmmaking degree, or equivalent
professional experience, with an established or emerging research profile; and
experience offering quality teaching, assessment, feedback and tutoring to a
diverse range of students at HE Level, particularly in the areas of fiction
writing, directing, and producing. You will be an excellent communicator and
collaborator, who works effectively within diverse teams with colleagues. We
actively encourage applications from underrepresented communities and female
Applicants will be required to demonstrate that they meet the Kingston
University standards in learning and teaching, and research. By the end of the
probation period, you must have achieved the relevant level of UKPSF
recognition (if this has not already been obtained). For those new to
teaching, this will be through our accredited Introduction to Learning and
Teaching and for those experienced in teaching, through our Kingston Academic
Practice Standards Framework.
The School of Art and Architecture is a vibrant community of undergraduate and
postgraduate students, comprising three departments – Film and Photography,
Architecture and Landscape and Fine Art. A distinctive feature of the School
is its well-established and renowned practice-based doctoral programme linked
to high-quality staff research through practice.
This is a permanent, part time position working 22.2 hours per week, with a
starting salary of £26,769 per annum (60% pro rata to £44,614 per annum).
Interviews are expected to be held on Friday 17th December 2021.
For informal enquiries, please contact Shane O'Sullivan, Head of Department of
Film & Photography and Associate Professor.
Kingston University values the diversity of its student and staff body. We are
committed to providing a fully inclusive environment to ensure consistent and
holistic support for our whole community, including staff, students and
visitors. We recognise our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to prevent
discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations
between different people when carrying out their activities.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in
accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where
required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under
the Points Based Immigration Scheme.
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