LIVERPOOL JOHN MOORES UNIVERSITY

Programme Leader BA Hons in Media Production

Location
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Salary
£52,559 to £59,135 per annum
Posted
21 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
02 Oct 2020
Ref
2960
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic
Salary: £52,559 to £59,135 per annum
Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date: 02/10/2020
Ref No: 2960
Documents: 12. 2960 JD Progrmme Leader in Media Production.pdf (PDF, 339.16kb)

The Liverpool Screen School seeks a highly motivated individual to lead the Media Production department, which includes the following programmes of study: BA (Hons) Media Production, MA Documentary, MA Immersive Arts and MA Creative Technology.

This is an exciting time to join the department, as Liverpool, already the most filmed in city in the UK outside of London, becomes home to Twickenham Studios, who are set to open a new development of production facilities and film stages at the iconic Littlewoods Building.

This will bring opportunities for the Screen school and our students.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jun/06/twickenham-studios-to-open-liverpool-outpost

https://theguideliverpool.com/huge-17m-boost-for-littlewoods-studios-and-liverpools-film-industry/

The city also boasts a vibrant culture and LJMU is proud of its many connections with local media and arts organisations, including Liverpool Film Office, Lime Pictures, ITV and the BBC The Everyman and Playhouse, The Unity Theatre, The Royal Court Theatre, The Liverpool Philharmonic and The Liverpool Tate.

The Liverpool Screen School, part of LJMU's Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies, offers undergraduate and post graduate programmes in the departments of:  Creative Writing, Drama, Film Studies, Journalism and Media Production.

The post holder will provide strategic leadership and line management for the Media Production department and take a leading academic role on the school management team.

The Screen school is developing its strategic priorities in research, postgraduate provision internationalisation, public engagement and enterprise activity. Reporting to the Subject Leader, you will lead these developments in the Media Production team, whilst also undertaking teaching, programme management and administrative duties across the Media Production portfolio (BA (Hons) Media Production, MA Documentary, MA Immersive Arts and MA Creative Technology).

Current areas of industry practice / research interests in the department include: Television Drama, Documentary, Interactive Media, new approaches to narrative, 360 filming, Participatory Culture, Multiplatform, Creative Technology and Immersive Arts

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Sarah Haynes, Subject Lead for Journalism, Film and  Media Production at the Liverpool Screen School (s.haynes@ljmu.ac.uk)

LJMU is committed to achieving equality of opportunity.

Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.