Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Film and Media: Production Craft Skills

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Film and Media: Production Craft Skills

Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic
Salary: £39,993 – £49,149 per annum
Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date: 30/09/2018
Ref No: 2344

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.

You will be an experienced filmmaker / media producer with the skills to lead and deliver film/media practice and production-based modules. You will teach; cinematography, lighting, sound and post production. Experience of film/media making is essential with an emphasis on storytelling.

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 Sarah Haynes, Head of Media Production at the Liverpool Screen School on 0151 231 4770, email: s.haynes@ljmu.ac.uk


Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.