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Lecturer in Film: British and Minority Cinemas (Teaching and Research) - QMUL24655

Department: School of Languages, Linguistics & Film
Salary: £42,433 -£44,807 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL24655
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 30-Mar-2021
Closing date: 02-May-2021

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About the Role 

The Department of Film within the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film is looking to appoint a Lecturer who specialises in British and Minority Cinemas to deliver teaching and assessment across undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes. The post is full-time starting 1 September 2021.

About You 

Duties will include research and publication, convening and teaching undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the Department of Film, supervision of undergraduate, MA and PhD research projects, undertaking administrative roles as required within the Department of Film, and taking an active role in the Film department’s vibrant and expansive research culture, including participation in the research Centre for Film & Ethics. You will be able to develop new modules, and adapt existing ones, in line with your specific research strengths. You will also be expected to contribute to the life of the School in a more general way, for instance by undertaking appropriate administrative and pastoral duties within the Department of Film.

Applications are invited from specialists with a research profile in British film history and theory, ideally with specialism in Black British, British Caribbean and/or African cinemas, Asian British film; colonial British filmmaking; film collectives, co-operatives, distributors and societies; British documentary cinema and artists’ film (as these relate to the aforementioned).

You will hold a PhD in Film or have a relevant professional qualification or equivalent professional experience, together with the ability to deliver teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The ability to work constructively and flexibly with colleagues, and good organisational and communication skills are also essential. Evidence of high-quality research and publications in renowned journals is also expected.

About Queen Mary 

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form. 


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum [pro-rata], a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus. 

The post is full-time and permanent, starting as soon as possible. The starting salary will be Grade 5, £42,433 -£44,807 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.   


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The closing date is 02 May 2021. 

Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.  



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