UCL East, School for the Creative and Cultural Industries and IOE, UCL Faculty of Education and Society.
We are seeking an exceptional appointment to the post of Lecturer (Teaching) in Film Production and Visual Effects.
This post holder will join the BA Media course, a flagship programme for UCL’s new campus at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. UCL East will incorporate 12 academic entities with a range of new research and teaching programmes.
Opening in 2022 and 2023, UCL East will unite academic activities across experiments, arts, society and technology, integrating research and education, theory and practice – with cross-disciplinarity, innovation and public engagement. This post sits in the School for the Creative and Cultural Industries.
The School for the Creative and Cultural Industries (SCCI) brings together three UCL faculties: UCL Social & Historical Sciences, UCL Faculty of Arts & Humanities, and UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society (The IOE) linking teaching and research across arts, humanities, and social sciences, fostering new research partnerships and new forms of innovative engagement with industry and the community.
The School for Creative and Cultural Industries connects undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and short courses from its faculties, connect researchers and curate public events focused on art and technology, creative practice, media and film, conservation, heritage and public history, and creative entrepreneurship. The School engages with community partners, creative practitioners, and organisations across the creative and cultural sector.
UCL has made a foundational commitment to widen participation in our degree programmes and extend our skills and expertise to become a community resource for individuals and organisations locally. The School works to enhance accessibility, and inclusion across all of our programmes, working to increase cultural representation and diversity across the field.
You will play an important role in the detailed preparation for and delivery of the BA Media. They will also contribute an important specialism to the range of expertise required by the programme. In addition to teaching at undergraduate level, the post-holder may contribute to Masters and PhD programmes in media, and to research, knowledge exchange and consultancy activities in ReMAP, the Knowledge Lab, and eventually Culture Lab at UCL East. You will also play an important role in the development of the new UCL Media Network, generating collaborative approaches to teaching, research and intellectual endeavor across the three faculties.
You will also contribute to planning and delivery of workshops for schools and communities in East London as part of UCL East’s Widening Participation programme
You will hold a doctorate (completed or close to completion) or comparable industry experience or practice, in games design and games arts with experience of relevant technologies, practices and techniques.
Experience in the creative and cultural industries is desirable.
This post is available 1 August 2023.
For a full job description and to apply for this role please visit UCL’s online recruitment portal (https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/search-ucl-jobs) and search using vacancy reference B16- 01298
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits. Visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/reward-and-benefits to find out more.