Lecturer in Film

Southampton, United Kingdom
£39,739 to £50,296
13 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
03 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Film Studies

Location:  Avenue Campus
Salary:   £39,739 to £50,296
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 03 July 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1856122AR

The University of Southampton seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Film, with expertise in global cinemas, on a full-time, permanent basis.

The Film Department at Southampton has an excellent reputation for teaching and research. We are based within the School of Humanities in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and have close interdisciplinary links with other members of the School and the wider University. The University of Southampton has a global reputation for its ability to work collaboratively in delivering world-class education, research and innovation that makes a proven impact on society’s greatest challenges. It is a founding member of the Russell Group, a top 100 global university (QS World Rankings, 2022) and top 15 in the UK (Complete University Guide, 2022).

The successful candidate will show outstanding potential as a scholar and will be enthusiastic and flexible in contributing to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, as well as keen to participate fully in the intellectual and academic activities of a lively and committed department which prizes collegiality very highly. We invite applications from candidates with proven teaching skills and a PhD or equivalent professional qualification and experience in Film Studies (or other related subject areas) at time of application, with knowledge and experience of research and teaching in global cinemas. Expertise and interest film and media in one or more of the following: the global south; marginalised identities in the global north; diasporic and/or indigenous communities; transnational and post/colonial contexts (non-anglophone) would be welcome. And the capacity of applicants’ research to have impact beyond the academy may be an advantage. 

The successful candidate must be able to take up the post by Monday 1st  September 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Head of Film, Prof. Veronica Spencer (

We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity by attracting, developing and retaining staff from many different backgrounds to promote an inclusive environment. Film at Southampton subscribes to the BPA/SWIP Best Practice scheme; and the University of Southampton is proud to have been awarded an institutional Athena Swan silver award which underpins our pledge to improve equality for women.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Jane Sturgeon (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Please quote reference  on 1856122AR all correspondence.