Position: Lecturer in Film
School/Department: School of Creative Arts
Closing Date: Monday 9 July 2012
Salary: £32,901 to £48,246 per annum (including contribution points)
Anticipated Interview Date: Wednesday 15 August 2012 and Thursday 16 August 2012
To undertake research in line with the School's research strategy, to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and to contribute to School administration/outreach activity.
1. Develop the research activities of the School by sustaining a personal research plan through managing and undertaking research activities in accordance with a specific project plan in the appropriate research team.
2. Collaborate on original research with colleagues in other institutions including those of strategic importance to the School.
3. Sustain a high quality publication and/or exhibition record by publishing in relevant refereed journals and presenting at conferences so that the School's research profile is enhanced.
4. Develop research proposals and funding bids in collaboration with others.
5. Direct, coach and develop research staff, where appropriate.
6. Ensure that research projects are completed on time and within budget.
7. Supervise PhD students.
1. Develop teaching methods, design course units and deliver teaching and assessment activities including lectures, coursework, practicals, and fieldwork according to own area of subject specialism.
2. Select appropriate assessment instruments and criteria, assess the work and progress of students by reference to the criteria and provide constructive feedback to students.
3. Seek ways of improving performance by reflecting on teaching design and delivery and obtaining and analysing feedback.
4. Contribute to the enhancement of quality teaching within the subject, school or faculty.
5. Develop and advise others on learning and teaching tasks and methods.
6. Help to develop appropriate teaching approaches and contribute to curriculum development.
7. Contribute to the design of innovative teaching programmes.
Administration/Contribution to the Community:
1. Contribute to the School's outreach strategy by developing external links.
2. Develop links with relevant industries and external bodies to encourage technology transfer opportunities and create opportunities for future research projects. (AC3 only).
3. Provide pastoral care for students within own area to ensure, as far as practicable, that all relevant issues are dealt with in a timely, sympathetic and effective manner.
4. Carry out designated School functions including, for example sit on major University committees, course administration, preparation of submission for teaching quality assessment or REF.
Planning and Organising:
1. Plan and manage own teaching and tutorials as agreed with Head of School.
2. As module leader, co-ordinate with others (such as support staff or academic colleagues) to ensure student needs and expectations are met. (AC3 only).
3. Design/update modules in line with School's teaching strategy.
4. Plan for the use of teaching and research resources, laboratories and workshops as appropriate. (AC3).
5. Prepare research proposals for submission for external funding.
Resource Management Responsibilities:
1. Use teaching and research resources, laboratories and workshops as required.
2. Co-manage, where appropriate, with grant holder external funding relating to research project.
3. Act as mentor for students.
Internal and External Relationships:
1. Member of the School Board and Examination Board and such committees relevant to their administrative duties.
2. Collaborate with other staff within School.
3. Involved in developing links or joining external networks to share information and ideas.
4. Contribute to the School's outreach programme by establishing links with local community groups, industries etc.
ESSENTIAL CRITERIA: 1. At least a 2:1 honour degree in a relevant subject.
2. A PhD in Film/Media Arts at or near completion.
3. Evidence of experience appropriate to stage.
4. A record of publication in relevant peer-reviewed journals/books, and/or a portfolio of creative practice outputs.
5. A minimum of 3 years research experience in a relevant field.
6. Proven ability to make a significant contribution to the research profile of Film.
7. Potential to earn external research income.
8. Ability to contribute to REF 2014.
11. Relevant teaching and assessment experience to degree level in Film/Media Arts appropriate to stage of career.
12. Ability to contribute to broader management and administrative processes.
13. Demonstrable ability to make funding applications and knowledge of the broader field of Film/Media Arts.
14. Ability to communicate complex information effectively.
15. Ability to assist in management of resources and staff. Demonstrable intellectual ability.
16. Evidence of ability to provide effective leadership.
17. Ability to work outside normal working hours.
1. PGCHET or equivalent teaching qualification or membership of an appropriate professional and/or teaching body e.g. HEA.
2. A scholarly monograph in Film/Media Arts published within the last five years, or currently at press, and/or a major creative practice output accompanied by evidence of demonstrable research impact.
3. Experience in developing research projects and securing research funding.
4. Experience supervising postgraduate research projects in Film/Media arts.
5. Proven relationships with relevant community and industry organisations.
6. Evidence of successful grant applications. RecruitNI.com - 11 months ago