Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Media Production
The Leicester Media School wishes to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Media Production. De Montfort University (DMU) is a vibrant, ambitious institution. Characterised by strong leadership and an international outlook, DMU achieved a TEF Gold ranking for its teaching quality and prestigious awards for its #DMUGlobal initiative. This is a testament to an ongoing focus on teaching and learning, a research portfolio that is worth millions of pounds and enviable links with industry.
This post will be situated in the Leicester Media School, which is part of the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media. The Leicester Media School has a strong emphasis on the integration of teaching, research and enterprise. We pride ourselves on creating a space where students have excellent learning opportunities. This is delivered by research active staff and media practitioners. The newly-formed Video, Imaging and Sonic Arts (VISA) subject group prizes integrating portfolio-building opportunities and industry engagement alongside the university experience, capitalising on connections to the local businesses and creative communities of Leicester.
In this post we are seeking to develop the practical expertise on offer at DMU, and this is a hands-on role for practitioners and practice-based researchers to contribute their knowledge to a successful programme. Applications are invited from candidates with expertise in any area in the field of Media Production, but candidates with expertise related to one or more of the following areas are particularly welcome: live TV broadcast, immersive and digital media, post-production and visual effects, and/or enterprise in the media industries. Knowledge of the Adobe suite is essential. It is an exciting time to join the team and actively contribute to the development of the curriculum.
You will ideally hold a doctoral degree in Media Production (or a related discipline) or exhibit exceptional practice-based experience, with the potential to become a future academic leader. You will focus on establishing an academic profile through participation in appropriate teaching and learning activities, as well as further developing your research profile or practice.
Please submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) with your application, which includes your research publications. Please use the Personal Statement section of the application to outline how your area of research aligns with one or more of the following areas: live TV broadcast, immersive and digital media, post-production and visual effects and/or enterprise in the media industries.
You will benefit from access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme; 35 days annual leave plus concessionary days and Bank Holidays; career progression; employee perks that include up to 8.5 per cent off grocery shopping at Sainsbury's, Tesco, ASDA, Waitrose and M&S or at least up to 10% off package holidays through travel club; NUS discount card; free and confidential access to the Employee Assistance confidential Helpline who provide support on a range of lifestyle issues; discounted gym membership; free library memberships and the cycle to work scheme.
If this role interests you please visit the DMU careers site and submit an application.
CV's submitted via a job board will not be regarded as an application.
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