Senior Lecturer in Digital Media
Computer Science,Computer Science,Media and Communications,Media Studies
Short info about job
Company: Coventry University
Salary: £37,083 to £52,800 per annum. Grade 8.
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Permanent
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1469 1552886
Fax: +44-1341 3502685
Detail information about job Senior Lecturer in Digital Media. Terms and conditions vacancy
Committed to research and teaching excellence and passionate about the arts, humanities, design and media, Coventry University Faculty of Art and Humanities is a vibrant community of scholars, researchers and practitioners with profile across the globe and a heritage of quality built up over 150 years.
The School of Media and Performing Arts has a long-sustained reputation for innovation and enjoys a rapidly rising profile. It has established a highly distinctive approach towards its teaching, research and professional practice and offers exciting undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Dance, Theatre, Music and Music Technology and within Media, Media and Communications, Journalism, Media Production, Digital Media, and Photography.
We are seeking an academic with an established profile in a distinctive field within Digial Media, to join our thriving, innovative course, with a focus on Course Direction. Applicants should hold a doctorate in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience and be able to relate the key debates framing the transformation and location of digital media in contemporary culture to teaching contexts. In addition, applicants must have a proven track record of delivering a first-class student experience within a higher education environment. Experience of education innovation would be advantageous.
Successful candidates will undertake teaching assessment and delivery within our BA Digital Media course. A particular focus on new and emerging forms of Digital Media with capabilities in utilising web/mobile/networked and social media platforms for academic purposes. Practical and technical skills are a plus.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a continuing engagement with pedagogic development - those without a teaching qualification will be required to undertake Coventry University’s PGCHE and/or secure HEA fellowship; and must have a proven track record of delivering a first-class student experience within a higher education environment.
Successful applicants will have a strong track record of research/scholarship (contributing to REF, and subsequent evaluations). They will have engaged actively in research, publication, income generation and/or professional practice in recent critical/theoretical approaches to new and emerging forms of Digital Media.
To check out the School’s website, please visit http://www.coventry.ac.uk/life-on-campus/faculties-and-schools/faculty-of-arts-and-humanities/
Dr Natalie Garrett Brown, Head of School, Media and Performing Arts
Closing Date: 17 September 2017.