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Lecturer in Film

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
GBP 39,609 - GBP 48,677 per annum (Grade 6)
Closing date
22 Jul 2019

Job Details

Application closing date 22/07/2019
Salary Salary: GBP 39,609 - GBP 48,677 per annum (Grade 6)
Package Excellent benefit package

Job description

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our undergraduate film and television team on a part time basis. We are a top 5 UK University for Film Production & Photography (5th of 67 - The Guardian Guide 2019).   We are based at our Merchiston Campus, in the School of Arts & Creative Industries (SACI), located in the beautiful and historic heart of Morningside, Edinburgh. The School hosts a range of undergraduate and post-graduate programmes, and plays an active part in the creative industries in Scotland. To find more information about SACI please click here.  

The Role  

You will contribute mainly to the delivery of our successful BA (Hons) Film programme, working alongside other specialist practitioners within the practical film production curriculum. You will primarily be responsible for teaching at undergraduate level and may also be asked to contribute to our MA programmes.  

You will be expected to contribute to the development, design and delivery of a student centred learning experience that is underpinned by professional practice and academic scholarship, within your assigned areas of responsibility. You will also act as Personal Tutor for students.  

This role is predominantly concerned with teaching of professional film and television practices and while a specific role is not stipulated, we are particularly interested in applicants with drama production experience.  

What Are We Looking For  

You must have practical experience within a film and/or television environment, with a professional and academic profile commensurate with the stage of your career. You will demonstrate a commitment to sustained continuous professional and academic development and develop and maintain links with media industries in order to strengthen teaching programmes, research and associated activities. You will demonstrate experience in developing, designing and delivering teaching and student-centred learning, with a knowledge of industry standards and regulations. We are looking for a colleague with the enthusiasm required to contribute to the teaching of drama production, in order to successfully develop the next generation of film makers.You must be equally comfortable working independently as you are collaborating as part of our successful film education team.  

A doctoral level qualification in the relevant discipline is desirable but not required.  

To view the full job description click here  

Benefits We Offer  

Salary: GBP 39,609 - GBP 48,677 per annum (Grade 6)

Further information about our benefits can be found here.  

Additional Information 

  • Start Date: September 2019
  • Application Closing Date:  22nd July 2019  
  • Interviews will be held in mid august

Please also note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment, as we are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role.   

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.  More details can be found here.


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