University of York – 2 x Associate Lecturer positions available

The University of York is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities. The recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) confirmed the position of the University 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 University’s Department of Theatre, Film and Television was founded in 2006, and moved into a superb, £30m purpose-designed facility in 2010. We are seeking to appoint two Associate Lecturers in Sound Production and Postproduction for film and television to start 4 January 2016. These posts are needed as cover for two members of staff and will be appointed as 9 month and 6 month fixed-term contracts respectively. You will be involved in the teaching of sound production and postproduction for film, television and possibly interactive media. 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 as well as masters programmes in Digital Film and Television Production, Postproduction (with specialisations in Visual Effects or Sound Design) and Theatre.

You should have a PhD in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience and have experience of teaching sound for film and/or television at HE level.

Informal inquiries to John Mateer, telephone 01904 325230; e-mail: john.mateer@york.ac.uk.

The post is available full-time, on a fixed-term basis (for 9 months and 6 months)