Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Media Production (Immersive Arts & Creative Technology)

Liverpool, Merseyside (GB)
23 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Liverpool John Moores University

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Media Production (Immersive Arts & Creative Technology)
£41,526 to £51,034 per annum
Vacancy Reference: 3038

The Liverpool Screen School seeks a highly motivated person to work in the Media Production department, with expertise and production experience in the field of new and immersive media.

The Immersive Arts & Creative Technology post holder will teach; Creative Media Practice, and Immersive Storytelling at both undergraduate and postgraduate level covering a range of technical skills as well as offering an area of specialisation in one or more of the following: AR/VR Games Engines (Unity/Unreal), tools for Interactive Media and Creative Technology Development, web and multiplatform. Knowledge of professional standard digital media technical skills for production of interactive / multiplatform / immersive work is essential.

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. See here for further details: 

The city has 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 Screen school is developing its strategic priorities in research, postgraduate provision internationalisation, public engagement and enterprise activity.  Reporting to the Programme Leader, you will contribute to these developments, whilst also undertaking teaching 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.

LJMU is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all background and communities irrespective of age, transgender status, disability, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity and religion or belief.  All our appointments are made on merit.

Closing date: 13th November 2020

LJMU is committed to achieving equality of opportunity.

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