Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow Graphic Design

University for the Creative Arts

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School of Communication
Location:  Farnham

£33,348 to £37,386
per annum
Fixed Term for 2 years
Closing Date:  Sunday 18 June 2023
Interview Date: 
Tuesday 27 June 2023
Reference:  23-AAAA1476X-0203-1

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is seeking to make a number of appointments in our Film Programme at our Farnham campus.  We are especially keen to appoint candidates with specialism in Cinematography, Directing (fiction), Screenwriting, Development Production, Editing, Sound Design, Line Production,Post Production (Video/audio),CG Supervision and Visual Effects. Fractional appointments will be considered.

The Film Programme is building a team of staff committed to technological innovation and industry engagement to build courses that enable students to fill the industry skills gap. We seek to provide opportunities to students from diverse backgrounds and to develop their voices to shape the future of fil making national and internationally.

Candidates with industry experience are encouraged to apply.

The Film Programme includes BA Film Production, BA Screen Studies, BA VFX (from September 2023), MA Filmmaking and MA VFX (from September 2024).  The Programme is part of the School of Film, Media and Performing Arts.

The University for the Creative Arts is an inclusive, dynamic environment, with campuses across Surrey and Kent, an Institute for Creative Innovation in Xiamen, China and homes within partner organisations such as Maidstone Television Studios. The Guardian ranked us the second specialist creative university in the UK for 2023. REF 2021 ranked UCA the top specialist art and design university for world leading research outputs.

The Film courses at Farnham have a long record of success, focussing on practical delivery of film courses with a strong industry focus.  We now seek to build on that tradition through rapid innovation in a fast changing sector.

This is an opportunity for someone with creativity, skill, enthusiasm and experience to help shape the future of Film at Farnham, as we seek to deepen our connections with industry and help define the global agenda across the discipline.  

You will have a good honours and postgraduate degree, or equivalent significant professional experience of the film industry.

Part-time contracts will be considered.

For an informal chat, please contact Professor Nigel Ward [email protected]

At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate artists, makers and thinkers runs back almost 160 years, and today we’re helping shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide. 

Our campuses across Surrey and Kent are vibrant communities, each specialising in different areas of the creative industries. We are also home to a thriving research hub, with academic experts and fellows leading the way in research on sustainability, design, textiles, animation, history and culture, and more. 

Are you ready to share your passion for creativity with the next generation of innovators? If so, we want to hear from you.

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The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) aims to be a welcoming and inclusive University that is truly representative of all of the diversity in society. We particularly encourage applications from people from minoritised ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented within the University.

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