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Lecturer in Film Studies
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-019244

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 05/07/2022

Salary: £37,467 to £51,799 per annum according to relevant experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Drama

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: From 1st September 2022 to 31 January 2023

School / Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

The Drama and Film Department in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at the University of Manchester invites applications for a Lecturer in Film Studies (Teaching & Scholarship), tenable from 1 September 2022 – 31 January 2023. The successful candidate will be a film studies teacher with a completed PhD in a relevant area and a proven ability as an excellent teacher at undergraduate level. Applications in any area of film studies are welcome. The successful candidate will play a leading role in the delivery of film studies courses on our undergraduate film studies curriculum, working alongside a team of successful screen and film studies scholars. You will make a contribution to the administration of the subject area under the supervision of the Head of Drama and Film. Whilst this post is teaching-focused, the Drama and Film department has a vibrant research culture, and the successful candidate’s contribution to sustaining and extending this research culture will be supported as appropriate to the post.

The University of Manchester is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community and we encourage applications from researchers whose backgrounds and interests help us to achieve this aim. Applicants committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in their scholarly practice are strongly encouraged to articulate this in their statement supported with relevant examples.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. 

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

​​​​​​​Blended working arrangements may be considered.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Head of Department, Professor Jenny Hughes

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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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