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Lecturer in Digital Media Culture and Technology

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Full-Time, Permanent

Starting Salary is £46,458 per annum (including London Allowance)*

*This is the expected starting salary for this post however appointment at a higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role.

The School of Performing and Digital Arts at Royal Holloway University of London is recruiting a Lecturer (either Teaching Focused or Teaching & Research, dependent on profile of applicant) in Digital Media Culture and Technology, based in the Department of Media Arts at its Egham campus. The department provides a full range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes to a student body that is over 40% Black and Global Majority.

The successful candidate will teach on our BA programme in Digital Media Culture and Technology. They will play a key role in its development, and work closely with our diverse student cohort. The post also offers the candidate the chance to teach modules in gaming, interactive and immersive design and creative digital arts, and to contribute to taught postgraduate programmes in Media Arts where appropriate.

The successful candidate will have experience of teaching in Digital Media at undergraduate level. They should have been awarded a PhD in a relevant field or be able to demonstrate significant practical or industry experience. The appointment will be made at Lecturer grade 8, with start point varying according to experience and qualifications.

The candidate’s demonstration of an ability and preparedness to teach both theoretical and practical elements of the degree pathway will be critical. Of particular relevance will be the ability to teach a range of theoretical and critical perspectives in new media studies with expertise in one or more of the following or related areas: internet histories, digital cultures, digital arts, surveillance and media histories and/or data-driven work practices. Equally, the candidate will be expected to deliver experimental introductory modules in creative code, creative digital arts and/or basic game development.

The job holder will report to the Head of Department of Media Arts, undertaking appropriate leadership and administrative duties. The successful candidate will have excellent communication, organisational, team-working and interpersonal skills, with proven abilities to engage with students and colleagues from a wide range of backgrounds. 

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing.
  • Free parking

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the University is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Dr Alfie Bown, course lead for Digital Media Culture and Technology: [email protected]

For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: [email protected]

Please quote the reference: 0723-328

Closing Date:  23:59, 26 July 2023  

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

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