Department: School of Languages, Linguistics & Film
Salary: £41,682 (Grade 5)
Date posted: 15-Oct-2018
Closing date: 15-Nov-2018
Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK’s leading research-focused universities and a member of the Russell Group with an outstanding reputation in the humanities and social sciences.
The School of Languages, Linguistics and Film is looking to appoint to a Lecturer in Film Studies to deliver teaching and assessment across undergraduate and, as appropriate, taught postgraduate programmes. The position is available on a Teaching & Research or Teaching & Scholarship basis depending on the relevant skills and experience of the successful candidate.
Duties under Teaching and Research:
Duties will include research, exhibition and publication, convening and teaching undergraduate modules, contributing to MA provision as appropriate, (co)-supervising PhD students, and taking an active role in the Film & Ethics Centre and the new Film Practice Fellowships Scheme. 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 Studies.
Applications are invited from specialists with a film studies research background and/or with a film theory-practice research background in one or more of the following; Film Practice (Documentary; Artists’ Moving image or Fiction); Film Philosophy or Film Archaeology.
Duties under Teaching and Scholarship:
Duties will include convening and teaching undergraduate modules, contributing to MA provision as appropriate, (co)-supervising PhD students. 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 Studies.
You will have significant relevant professional experience in film studies, or a relevant PhD or professional qualification, together with the ability to deliver teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will ideally have a broad knowledge of the academic discipline of film studies and have the ability to teach across theory and theory-practice classes, as well as on practice modules. 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 expected of candidates applying for the Teaching & Research position. Please see the relevant job profile for further criteria.
The post is full time and fixed-term for 3.5 years (42 months) until 30th June 2022, with an expected start date of 1 January 2019. Starting salary will be £41,682 per annum. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.
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.
Details about the School can be found at: www.sllf.qmul.ac.uk
To apply, please click on the link below.
Please indicate clearly on your application form whether you are applying for the Teaching & Research or Teaching & Scholarship position.
The closing date for applications is 15 November 2018. Interviews will take place shortly after.
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