Lecturer in Media Production

Coventry, United Kingdom
£32,243 - £40,802 pro rata, per annum
10 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
07 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 07/07/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Salary £32,243 - £40,802 pro rata, per annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Academic

Job description

Committed to research and teaching excellence and passionate about the arts, humanities, design and media, Coventry University Faculty of Art and Humanities is a vibrant community of scholars, researchers and practitioners with profile across the globe and a heritage of quality built up over 150 years.

The School of Media and Performing Arts has a long-sustained reputation for innovation and enjoys a rapidly rising profile. It has established a highly distinctive approach towards its teaching, research and professional practice and offers exciting undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Dance, Theatre, Music and Music Technology and within Media, Media and Communications, Journalism, Media Production, Digital Media, and Photography.

We are seeking an academic with an established profile in the fieldof media production to join our thriving, innovative course. Applicants should hold a PhD within the broad field of media production or equivalent professional experience, and be able to relate the key aspects of current media production in contemporary culture to teaching contexts.

Successful candidates will undertake teaching, assessment and delivery within our BA (Hons) Media Production. On Media Production we take our students on aholistic journey of a contemporary media production. This means they make TV studio work, radio shows, short films, web series and immersive projects. We are looking for applicants to develop and teach the design skills around allthese areas, with particular focus on web and graphic design for online platforms.

Applicants should have capabilities in utilising web/mobile/networked and social media platforms for academic purposes.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a continuing engagement with pedagogic development those without a teaching qualification will be required to undertake Coventry University's PGCHE and/or secure HEA fellowship; and must have a proven track record of delivering a first-class student experience within a higher educationenvironment. 

Successful applicants will have a strong track record of research/scholarship (contributing to REF, and subsequent evaluations). They will have engaged actively in research, publication, income generation, and/or professional practice in recent critical/theoretical approaches to the expanded field of photography and its related forms.

See our courses at:

For an informal discussion about this post please contact:

Dan Hopkins, BA(Hons) Media Production Course Director,

Paul Smith, DeputyHead of School

Closing Date: 7th July 2019

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