Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Film and Media: Producing/Directing and Screenwriting

Liverpool, Merseyside (GB)
£39,993 - £49,149 per annum
23 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Film and Media: Producing/Directing and Screenwriting

£39,993 - £49,149 per annum

Vacancy Reference: 2131 

The Liverpool Screen School seeks a highly motivated individual to work across the Media Production and Film Studies departments, with expertise and experience in Film / Media production. 

We are looking for a candidate with experience of producing and directing fiction filmmaking. You will oversee student production groups, helping develop ideas and facilitate the filmmaking process on practical modules. You would also teach on the screenwriting modules and therefore would need a knowledge of narrative construction, theoretical approaches and industry formatting. 

The Liverpool Screen School, part of LJMU's Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies, offers undergraduate programmes in Creative Writing, Drama, Film Studies, Journalism and Media Production, together with postgraduate courses in Documentary, International Journalism, Writing and Screenwriting.  The Film Studies and Media Production departments are expanding and this post holder will work across both teams to deliver on undergraduate (BA (Hons) Film Studies and BA (Hons) Media Production) and postgraduate (MA Documentary) courses. 

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 and Film Studies portfolio.  Current areas of industry practice / research interests in the department include: Television Drama, Factual Entertainment, Documentary, Interactive media, new approaches to narrative, 360 filming, participatory culture and multiplatform. 

Liverpool, the most filmed in city in the UK outside of London, is an excellent base to make and teach media, with media city in Salford nearby. The city boasts a vibrant culture and LJMU is proud of its many connections with local media and arts organisations, including The Everyman and Playhouse, The Unity Theatre, The Royal Court Theatre, The Liverpool Philharmonic, The Liverpool Tate, Lime Pictures, Liverpool Film Office, ITV and the BBC.

Informal enquiries may be made to Ruth Doughty at the Liverpool Screen School 0151 231 4769 or email at:

Or alternatively please contact the People and Organisational Development Department on 0151 904 6130 or email:

Closing date: 2 January 2018

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