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Lecturer in Film (T&S) FTC - QMUL24674

Department: School of Languages, Linguistics & Film
Salary: £42,433 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL24674
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 15-Apr-2021
Closing date: 16-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 film-philosophy and/or ethics and film. The post is full-time and fixed-term to cover maternity absence.


About You 

Duties will include teaching and convening undergraduate modules in the Department of Film, contributing to MA provision as appropriate, supervising undergraduate and MA dissertations, and taking an active role in the Department, including in the Centre for Film & Ethics. 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. 


You will be expected to offer a second year (L5) option of your own choosing, and to teach on the following modules: L5: What is Cinema? Critical Approaches; L6 Film and Ethics (or similar); MA in Film core modules; undergraduate research dissertation in Film; MA research dissertation in Film.


You will hold a PhD in Film or in Film and Philosophy or in a closely related area 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. The successful applicant would ideally have experience in a variety of educational environments including online/distance learning.


We particularly welcome applicants who identify as Black, Asian and Global Majority candidates, as well as those who identify as disabled or neurodivergent, as they are underrepresented at this level.


About the School

You will maintain and support the Department’s strengths in film-philosophy and in film and ethics. You will participate in the department’s interdisciplinary research Centre for Film and Ethics.  Further details about the School can be found at


About Queen Mary 

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 a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, 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, fixed-term with an expected start date of 01 August 2021 to 31 July 2022. The starting salary will be Grade 5, £42,433 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. 


Should the post-holder on maternity exercise her right to return to work earlier, then this appointment will be terminated, subject to a notice period of one month. 


To apply, please click the ‘apply’ button below. 


The closing date for applications is (TBC). 


Interviews are expected to be held shortly after the closing date.  


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