Lecturer in Film Studies - AC1370SB
School of Philos Anthro & Film Studies
Vacancy Description
School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies, Salary: £42,149 - £51,799 per annum, Start: 1 August 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter
The University of St Andrews is seeking to enhance its strengths in Film Studies by appointing a new Lecturer. The post will join the Department of Film Studies, which forms part of the School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies. The successful candidate will deliver teaching across our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, supervise research students and contribute to our research agendas.  We encourage applications from scholars working on the Global South, but we welcome applications from candidates working in a range of specialisms that would complement and expand our interests and existing strengths (screen cultures, new film and media histories & historiographies, audio-visual environments, non-fiction media). 

The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in a relevant subject at the time of appointment. They will be a scholar with a strong, developing research profile and a commitment to delivering high quality teaching within film studies. The successful candidate will be expected to have a range of interests, to be active in research publications that strengthen or complement those in the department and to be capable of teaching the subject to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students from a wide range of backgrounds.

For informal enquiries, we encourage those considering applying to contact the Head of Department, Dr Leshu Torchin (lt40@st-andrews.ac.uk) or the Head of the School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies, Professor Mark Harris (mh25@st-andrews.ac.uk).  

We are fully committed to equality and diversity in our recruitment and employment policies.  We operate family-friendly hours for core meetings and are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for staff.  We also offer reasonable childcare costs for applicants invited to interview.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian, Minority or Ethnic (BAME) community and other protected characteristics who are underrepresented in academic posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience.  We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network.  Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/.

Please quote ref: AC1370SB

Closing Date: 5 January 2022

Interview Date: 23 February 2022

Further Particulars: AC1370SB FPs.doc

School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies
Salary: £42,149 - £51,799 per annum
Start: 1 August 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter