University of Roehampton: Various

The Department of Media, Culture and Language at the University of Roehampton is currently advertising the following positions:

L/SL in Digital Media Practice

L/SL in Media and Communications

L/SL in Film Practice

Over 70% of the Department’s academic staff are research active and the department has a vibrant research culture. Our four research centres in: English Language and Linguistics (CRELL), Film and Audio-visual Cultures (CRFAC), Translation and Transcultural Studies (CRTTS) and Hispanic Research Centre (HRC) are roughly designed around academic programmes, but with growing trans-disciplinary and interdisciplinary awareness. Further information about Media Culture and Languages is available on our website: https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/media-culture-and-language/

The University of Roehampton is the most research intensive modern university in the UK, with some of the highest regarded academic departments in the country. This is an exciting time for the university, with investment in new curricula, a new £35m stateof-the-art library and student accommodation, the development of a number of external partnerships across the globe and plans for more doctoral scholarships. ​

Further details of all posts can be found at:

https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/working-at-roehampton/

The closing date is Sunday 15th October.

For an informal discussion about the positions, please contact the Deputy Head of Department: Gauti.Sigthorsson@roehampton.ac.uk

University of East Anglia: Senior Lecturer/Reader in Digital Humanities

University of East Anglia
Senior Lecturer/Reader in Digital Humanities
University of East Anglia – Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Location:       Norwich
Salary:         £49,149 to £56,950 per annum
Hours:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent
Placed on:      21st August 2017
Closes:         21st September 2017
Job Ref:        ATR1367

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities at UEA is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer/Reader in Digital Humanities. We are looking for an outstanding researcher with a strong track record of research funding and international standard publications to lead our UEA Digital Humanities incubator (UEADHi) and to establish an interdisciplinary research centre. In addition to the research portfolio, we seek candidates with a strong record of teaching and curriculum development along with leadership in the field of Digital Humanities through participation in professional bodies and networks.

The person appointed to this role will lead on strengthening the productive interdisciplinary connections across existing initiatives and partnerships within and between Schools and specialist resources including the East Anglia Film Archive, the British Archive of Contemporary Writing, the UEA Publishing Project and the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, along with cognate postgraduate provision. The goal will be to establish a research centre in the Digital Humanities in the next five-year period.

This new post is available from 1 January 2018 on a full time, indefinite basis.

Concordia University: Cross-Appointed Tenure-Track Faculty Position

DEPARTMENT OF ART HISTORY and MEL HOPPENHEIM SCHOOL OF CINEMA FACULTY OF FINE ARTS, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY

Cross-Appointed Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Canadian Moving Image Arts Studies

Concordia University’s Department of Art History and the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in the Faculty of Fine Arts invite applications for a full-time, cross-appointed tenure-track faculty position in Canadian Moving Image Arts Studies to begin August 1, 2018.

Position Description

We are seeking candidates with expertise in moving image arts and visual culture. Moving Image Arts is an umbrella term that includes experimental film, video, installation arts, and expanded cinema, along with other modes of digital arts—all of which have distinct and interrelated histories and futures. We welcome candidates whose research encompasses curating, archiving and historiography. Preference will be given to applicants with a scholarly record focused on any modality of moving image arts and visual culture, including a demonstrated expertise in Canadian, Quebec, and/or Indigenous Media with a research program grounded in one or more of these areas.

Responsibilities

The successful cross-appointed candidate’s primary department will depend on their field of expertise, but since they will be expected to teach core undergraduate courses in Art History and Film Studies, they must be comfortable within both disciplinary milieux. Responsibilities will also include the stewardship of the BFA in Art History and Film Studies, including review of curriculum, timetable co-ordination, and mentoring students. In this role, they should demonstrate the ways collaborative, interdisciplinary research and pedagogy in Art History and Film Studies are central to the continued success of this program. The candidate should be prepared to supervise graduate students in either Art History or Film Studies, or both, and serve on graduate supervisory committees, as well as actively embrace program and department stewardship, perform administrative duties and engage in committee work at the department and Faculty levels. Prior activities demonstrating leadership, service, and commitment to diversity will be an asset.

Application Requirements and Deadline

Applications should be submitted electronically to arth.film@concordia.ca on or before November 1, 2017. Submissions must consist of a letter of application; curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; a teaching dossier showing evidence of teaching effectiveness (including course syllabi, evaluations, and examples of student work); a research philosophy highlighting future research plans; detailed examples of completed/in-progress works; one example of published scholarly work (peer-reviewed article); and the names and contact information of three referees. Short-listed candidates will be required to provide an attestation of terminal degree. The departments regret that they cannot consider incomplete applications.

All inquiries regarding this position should be sent to arth.film@concordia.ca and directed to:
Dr. Elaine Paterson, Chair, Department of Art History and Dr. Catherine Russell, Chair, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema

To learn more about working at Concordia, applicants are encouraged to consult: http://www.concordia.ca/hr/jobs.html
Faculty of Fine Arts: http://www.concordia.ca/finearts.html
Department of Art History: http://www.concordia.ca/finearts/art-history.html

Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema: http://www.concordia.ca/finearts/cinema.html

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