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Lectureship in Film & Media, University of Stirling:
Open ended, Full time
Grade 7 £31,342 - £37,394 p.a.
Grade 8 £38,511 - £45,954 p.a.
Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 31st May 2015
Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 16th June 2015
Communications, Media and Culture (CMC) wishes to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced candidate at Lecturer Grade 7/8 to pursue research within the broad fields of film, media and culture; to teach and supervise postgraduate and undergraduate students; and to undertake administrative duties as appropriate. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in both CMC's and the School of Arts and Humanities' expanding portfolio of Masters programmes by developing specialist provision where appropriate and supervising doctoral students. The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate Film and Media programme delivered on our Stirling campus. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help shape the future development and expansion of the programme in line with their own interests and specialisms, in collaboration with other colleagues within the Division and School.
Whilst we do not want to restrict the range of research specialisms of applicants, research or teaching experience in one or more of the following areas would be an advantage: feminist, gender and queer studies; film theory; international television industries and formats; screen acoustics; popular music studies; screen media in the digital age; media audiences and events; practice as research; and cultural archive research.
Founded by Royal Charter in 1967, the University, near the ancient city of Stirling was the first genuinely new university in Scotland for over 400 years.
Located in the geographical heart of Scotland, the stunning campus location provides a unique learning and working environment, combined with excellent UK, European and world-wide transport links, via Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Since its foundation, Stirling’s approach has been one of innovation and excellence. The University has embraced its role as an intellectual and cultural institution, combining science, arts and humanities within its research and education activities.
The University of Stirling has a current enrolment of over 11,000 students, provides over 150 degree and professional programmes delivered through 8 academic schools and offers a research-led curriculum that attracts the highest calibre of students to study in our fields of health and wellbeing, the environment and people, culture and society, enterprise and the economy, and sport.
The University of Stirling also attracts a large number of international students. There are currently 2,800 students from over 100 nationalities across five continents. The University’s global links extend to a wide range of research and education collaborations and partnerships in over 100 countries.
School of Arts and Humanities
Within the School of Arts and Humanities, our students have the desire to explore, to innovate and to create. One of the largest Schools in the University, our subject areas are renowned for international and world leading research. Our work is well represented in national and international journals, at academic conferences around the world and in the media.
We offer students a broad range of subjects to study in an exciting, research led and highly interdisciplinary environment. Our teaching is regarded as innovative and the levels of student satisfaction are consistently high. A vibrant intellectual community is constantly enriched and renewed by the contribution of visiting scholars and practitioners.
The School encompasses four multidisciplinary divisions: Communications, Media and Culture; History and Politics; Literature and Languages; and the Stirling Law School and Philosophy.
Communications, Media and Culture
Our communications, media and culture division is ranked in the top 150 universities worldwide for Communication and Media Studies in the QS World University Rankings for 2013/2014' and top in Scotland for communication and media (Complete University Guide 2015). As one of the first to offer degrees in film and media as well as public relations and media management, the division is recognised for its critical perspectives and strategic approach in both its teaching and research. At the undergraduate level we offer the BA (Hons) Film and Media, the BA (Hons) Journalism Studies and the new BA (Hons) degree in Digital Media, whilst at the postgraduate level we have our internationally recognised programmes in MSc Strategic Public Relations and Communication Management, our MSc Media Management, MSc and MLitt in Gender Studies (Applied), MLitt Film Studies and our MSc in Media and Communications Management course run jointly with USSH in HCMC and Hanoi, Vietnam. CMC at Stirling maintains its commitment to wide-ranging research which crosses boundaries between arts and humanities, social sciences and management. We were first in Scotland for research impact in Communications, Cultural and Media Studies in the recent REF 2014.
Essential and Desirable Criteria
Please see attached further particulars document.
Informal enquires regarding the post can be made to either Professor Matthew Hibberd, Head of Division ([log in to unmask]) or Karen Boyle, Professor of Feminist Media Studies and Director of Research ([log in to unmask])
The University offers great benefits such as generous annual leave and membership of the Universities Superannuation Scheme with employer contributions of 16%. Additionally staff can benefit from a reduced membership rate at the University's excellent Sport Centre facilities and the option of childcare vouchers through a salary sacrifice scheme.
An applicant guide can be found at the following address, we recommend you read this before making your application http://www.stir.ac.uk/media/pdf/applicant-guide_v2.pdf.
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