Course Leader BA (Hons) Film and Screen Studies


London College of Communication
London College of Communication - Elephant and Castle
Full time
School of Screen

31 July 2018 23:55

17 September 2018
£44,708 - £53,865

The Screen School at London College of Communication is looking to recruit a Course Leader to a new BA (Hons) Film and Screen Studies course.

The BA (Hons) Film and Screen Studies curriculum will both resemble the critical and theoretical discipline of film studies and will promote a collective investigation and analysis of all disciplines under the Schools’ Film and Television and Moving Image and Digital Arts Programmes including Film, Television, Animation, Games, and Virtual Reality. The ethos will be to explore and advance new possibilities of research and creative practice emerging and evolving across these disciplines and in the industry. There is a curatorial emphasis with a student-led Screen festival integrated into the course.

The successful candidate will lead on the curriculum development and validation process for the initial course delivery in 2019-2020. And onwards, lead and manage the delivery, development, assessment, quality, recruitment, and participate in the delivery of teaching. The appointed candidate will work primarily under the direction of the Programme Director of Film and Television and alongside the other Programme Directors, and Course Leaders to deliver the validated course as well as contributing to School, College and University initiatives including research.

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse production house including: film, television, animation, post-production and sound; journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

We are looking for an academic with knowledge and experience to develop and then deliver a film and screen studies course. Preferably educated to PhD level, you will have substantial research and experience of teaching the core aspects of the history, theory and criticism of the moving image as an art form. You will have the interest to deliver a collective investigation and analysis of both the traditional and the dynamic contemporary key debates and practices. You will an interest and preferably experience, in curating screen events.

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 organizations 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, Staffing Administrator, or telephone: 020 7514 7985

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.