Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Screenwriting
Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Academic) in Screenwriting
Senior Lecturer (Academic) starting salary from £39,324 - £46,924 per annum with further progression opportunities to £51,260
Lecturer (Academic) starting salary from £32,958 – £38,183 per annum with further progression opportunities to £41,709
At Bournemouth University our vision is to create the most stimulating, challenging and rewarding university experience in a world-class learning community by sharing our unique fusion of excellent education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students, graduates and staff to enrich the world.
We were the first university to be commended by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) for the quality of student learning opportunities and in 2012 we won the Queens Anniversary Award for Higher Education. We are currently changing the face of the university through our new, transformational estates programme with a stunning series of iconic new buildings, and we are continuing to invest further in our intellectual capital by seeking to appoint high calibre teams and individuals to our award-winning Faculties.
The Faculty has an established reputation in scriptwriting for film and television. Our Skillset accredited BA programme recently celebrated its 25th anniversary, with successful alumni at all levels of the industry, while our MA offers unique opportunities for students to work alongside students with other production specialisms in out Post Graduate Framework. Our recently developed programmes in Film and Media Production also offer students opportunities to develop story-telling and writing skills.
As a Senior Lecturer (Academic) or Lecturer (Academic) in screenwriting, you will be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of the industry as well as key craft skills to support the next generation of screenwriters. Enthusiastic about student-centred pedagogy, you will contribute to education delivery, including programme management as required, across the range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. You will also make a significant contribution to employability, and professional engagement with relevant internal and external organisations, at a regional, national and international level.
You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.
Applications are welcome from those with professional expertise in the areas of script development, script writing or script editing.
For further information and discussion or the opportunity for an informal visit, please contact Dr Christa van Raalte, Head of Department – Media Production by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please telephone 01202 961130 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the appropriate reference.
Closing date: (midnight) Wednesday 5 April 2017
Interview date: Thursday 18 May 2017