Lecturer, Education in Arts Management and Cultural Policy

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£36,914 - £40,322 per annum
07 Apr 2020
End of advertisement period
04 May 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date: 04/05/2020
Salary: £36,914 - £40,322 per annum
Job category/type: Academic

Job description

The School of Arts, English and Languages (AEL) seeks to recruit a Lecturer (Education) in Arts Management & Cultural Policy. The successful candidate will deliver a range of modules both undergraduate and postgraduate in areas of cultural policy, arts management and cultural policy research and practice. They will offer dedicated expertise in these areas and have in particular knowledge of national and global cultural policy.

This is a fixed term contract available for a period of two years.

Within the school, our world leading experts provide research-led and industry-engaged teaching programmes to ensure graduates are prepared for the demands of a rapidly evolving workplace. Within Arts Management & Cultural Policy, we are at the forefront of developing student skills in leadership and management of arts and cultural programmes and practices, and embed critical examination of the policy and industry contexts surrounding them. We connect directly with a range of theatre companies, festivals, venues, local and central government bodies and arts development agencies to ensure that students are working with professionals and policy makers. Our cutting-edge facilities include the Brian Friel Theatre, the Film Studio; Queen's Film Theatre, a television and radio broadcast studio; The Film Studio, recording studios, concert venues including the world-leading Sonic Lab and stereo and surround sound production studios.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Primary degree in a related discipline plus: either have or be about to obtain a PhD in a related discipline or five years' relevant professional experience.
  • A publication record (or be about to publish) in peer reviewed journals / conference papers.
  • Scholarship interests that are sustainable and which complement or enhance research activities of School.
  • A minimum of 3 years scholarship / research experience in a relevant field.

AEL is committed to the promotion of equality of opportunity and to creating and sustaining an environment that values and celebrates the diversity of its staff and student body. In particular, the school is committed to supporting the career progression of women in arts, humanities, social sciences, business and law (AHSSBL) in line with the Athena SWAN Charter.  

Queen's University Belfast is a driver of innovation and talent based on excellence. Throughout the University, our academics are collaborating across disciplines and with outside agencies and institutions on projects of world significance. We are connected and networked with strategic partnerships across the world, helping us to expand our impact on wider society locally, nationally and globally. The University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best global talent within an environment that enables them to realise their full potential.

Based in Belfast, a modern capital city, our beautiful campus is surrounded by abundant acres of parkland and is renowned as one of the safest and affordable cities in the UK. The choice of local Schools from pre-nursery upwards are some of the best available, and lovers of the outdoors can enjoy any number of activities from rowing and kayaking to top class golf among many others. We are immensely proud of what our city and our University will offer you.

For full job details and criteria please see the Candidate Information link on our website by clicking 'apply'. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information please contact Resourcing Team, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email resourcing@qub.ac.uk.  

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but, in particular circumstances, may be renewed or made permanent, subject to availability of funding.

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