Lecturer in Creative Industries University of York, Department of Theatre, Film and Television United Kingdom

Lecturer in Creative Industries

Department Theatre, Film and Television

Based at University of York - Heslington Campus

Hours of work Full-time

Contract status Open

Salary £39,609 - £48,677 a year

Posted Date 01/01/2019

Apply by 01/02/2019

Job Reference 7190

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Role Description

The University of York is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities. The University’s Department of Theatre, Film and Television was founded in 2006, and moved into a superb, £30m purpose-designed facility in 2010. We are currently expanding our activities and in 2020 will launch a new BA Business of the Creative Industries.


To help develop, launch and deliver this new programme we are seeking to appoint a lecturer in Creative Industries to start 1 September 2019. You should have a PhD in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience. We are particularly seeking someone with knowledge and experience of the Creative Industries, the theory and practice of the creative economy, institutions and policy. Detailed knowledge or professional experience of one or more of the following industries will be an advantage: film, television, games, theatre, popular music.


We are seeking an excellent individual who has the ambition to make an impact in the field, can demonstrate international research potential, and who can inspire students through innovative teaching, contributing to programmes in both film and television production and interactive media. The ideal candidate will have advanced knowledge of the creative industries through either research or professional experience, and understand the theory and practices of the creative economy, creative businesses and institutions, their operations, and audiences, and the policy environment they operate within. They will also demonstrate specific knowledge or experience of professional practice in at least one creative industry including film, television, theatre, games and popular music. They will be involved in the supervision of students and as well as undertaking administrative responsibilities in the Department.


Our undergraduate degree programmes include a BSc in Film and Television Production, a BSc in Interactive Media and a BA in Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance as well as a range of Masters programmes in Film and Television Production and Theatre and Masters by Research and PhD programmes, including projects by creative practice.


This role can be full time or flexible working including job sharing will be considered. Minimum of 29.6 hours (80% FTE) should candidates require sponsorship.


Informal inquiries to Ed Braman, telephone 01904 325281; e-mail ed.braman@york.ac.uk.


See also the department website at: www.york.ac.uk/tftv/


The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

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