Lecturer (Education) in Media Production (0.5 FTE)

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent part-time

Salary See description

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1432122

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a part time Lecturer in Media Production based in Belfast.

Part-Time Lecturer (Education) in Media Production (0.5 FTE)

Ref: 19/107731

School of Arts, English and Languages

Salary scale: £33,199 to £50,132 per annum

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities in the UK and Ireland, combining excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos. With over 24,000 students, 4,200 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, we offer generous employment terms underpinned by excellent lifestyle benefits such as opportunities for family friendly working and support for wellbeing.

Our five core values – Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence – are shared by our staff and students, representing the expectations we have for ourselves and each other, guiding our day-to-day decisions and the way we behave as individuals in an international organisation.

We are currently seeking a practice-focused 0.5 Lecturer (Education) in Media Production to join the team delivering our BA Broadcast Production and MA Media and Broadcast Production programmes. The BA in Broadcast Production and MA in Media and Broadcast Production are intensely practical degree programmes, which also incorporate theoretical engagement with the history, theories and analysis of the media.

The successful candidate will teach core practical modules at both BA and MA level related to photography, video recording, multimedia editing and project management. They will also have expertise in the planning and production of factual content such as television documentary or reporting.  They will be able to supervise students in the use of both high-end professional equipment and ‘back-pack’ journalism setups.  They will demonstrate the use of AVID Media Composer. The successful candidate will additionally be able to facilitate students in the production of ‘as-live’ video programming utilising our new flexible studio facilities, e.g. magazine-style programming for television/online platforms.

The appointee will supervise students to develop and plan independent and group projects at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, steering students towards reflective learning techniques.

The successful candidate must have:

  • PhD at or near completion in the broad area of media or broadcast production, or an appropriate level of relevant professional experience.
  • Relevant professional industry experience to include audio-visual production experience and experience with AVID Media Composer.
  • Relevant teaching experience in tertiary education, including postgraduate teaching, in a relevant area or areas of media / broadcast production.
  • Ability to contribute to broader management and administrative processes.

To Apply please click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our website. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application.

Closing date: Monday 2 September

Anticipated interview dates: Thursday 19 September or Friday 20 September

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability. 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but, in particular circumstances, may be renewed or made permanent, subject to availability of funding