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Lecturer in Film, Television and Digital Culture

Theatre, Film and Television
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University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
38,183 - 46,924 a year
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Role Description

The Department of Theatre, Film and Television at the University of York is seeking to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Film, Television and Digital Culture to contribute to research and teach in film, television and interactive media, specifically on modules concerned with film and television history and analysis and forms of digital culture including gaming  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; our masters programmes include Theatre, Digital Film and Television Production and Post Production.  There is also a thriving community of research students.

The University is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities. The recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) confirmed the position of York among the leading institutions in the UK for research. The proportion of research activity of world-leading, 4* status is among the highest of any UK university, and York is rated tenth out of 155 higher education institutions for the impact of its research. The Department of Theatre, Film and Television was founded in 2007, and moved into a superb, £30m purpose-designed facility in 2010. We are now seeking to continue to enhance our research and teaching in discipline-specific fields while strengthening and expanding our interdisciplinary work across film and television, theatre and interactive media.

You should have a PhD in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience; have experience of teaching film and/or television and/or digital culture at HE level; as well as a strong record as a researcher.

Informal inquiries to Professor Duncan Petrie: e-mail or telephone +44 (0)1904 325226. See also the Department website at:

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