Senior Lecturer Course Leader in Film and Television Production
As part of the new multi-million Wolverhampton Screen School, the School of Art is seeking to appoint a full time Senior Lecturer (Course Leader) in Film and Television Production to lead its course portfolio at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
We are looking for an ambitious and creative candidate to lead and contribute to our portfolio in Film and Television Production, specifically within our current BA (Hons) and MA courses. You will have experience in HE leadership, alongside some practitioner/industry experience. You will be expected to teach content related to screenwriting, directing, producing, camera and lighting and editing. You would be expected to inform the strategic direction of our new Screen School (enterprise, curriculum, external engagement, partnerships, etc) as well as delivering our goals. You should also be familiar with emergent technologies and workflows, developing innovative curricula that will keep us at the cutting edge of education provision at this level.
We are particularly interested in candidates whose enthusiasm and professionalism inspires confidence, and builds a good rapport with students, colleagues and external partners. We welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds. Experience of Higher Education course leadership, PSRB accreditation and a background in factual production would be an advantage. Capability for PhD supervision would be an advantage, as would an understanding of critical discourse and film theory.
For further information on this vacancy please contact Dr Pritpal Sembi, Deputy Head (Media), Wolverhampton School of Art, at P.Sembi@wlv.ac.uk
Interview Date: Thursday 16th December 2021
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As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).
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