Senior Lecturer in Television Practice

Vacancy ID: 8607
Main Location: LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Hours: 37
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £47,120 - £56,771
Closing date: September 6, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

The Screen School at London College of Communication is looking to recruit a Senior Lecturer for our BA (Hons) Film and Television course. The course is located in the Screen Schools’ Film and Television programme portfolio of Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses.

BA (Hons) Film and Television teaches both the practice and the contextual; drawing from cultural and critical analysis of fiction and factual film and programme making; with  practice focused on pre-production production and post-production. With an emphasis on technical skills and knowledge, the course aims to advance students’ Television practice skills, including Television studio multi-camera and single-camera location-based production.

There is a strong emphasis on diversity, inclusive screen representation and decolonisation of the curriculum. The course belongs to the Educational Partnership of albert championing and teaching sustainable practice. In the final year of the course, students develop a Dissertation and a major practice-based portfolio.

The successful candidate will lead within the programme portfolio, deliver teaching of your expertise and the needs of the curriculum and the management of the course resources and course staff.

The appointed candidate will work primarily under the direction of the Course Leader to deliver the course while contributing to School, College and University initiatives including research.

Why choose us?

London College of Communication is part of University of the Arts London and is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education.

For the fourth year running, University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2022. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better a more sustainable world and championing race equality.

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance.

Your Profile

You will bring academic knowledge and experience to deliver and further develop students’ practice skills in Television Studio and location-based production.

You will have substantial experience of teaching the core aspects of contemporary Television Studio practice, including multi-camera drama, factual and hybrid production.

Your expertise will contribute to inclusive teaching of British-Black, Asian-British, LGBTQA, gender, and feminist debates within the screen industry.

You will demonstrate an ability to teach and motivate a diverse student population to think creatively and critically and guide them to further research or professional careers. You will promote relationships with professional organisations to provide students with access for networking, collaborative opportunities for research and employability liaisons.

The successful candidate should possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to lead, manage and work alongside full and part time staff. Candidates should demonstrate subject knowledge as well as skills relevant to subject development within an academic, research and professional context.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Resourcing Adviser, or telephone: 020 7514 7985.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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