Teaching Fellow in Media Practice

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Egham, ENGLAND
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 09 Aug 2021

Department of Media Arts

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £35,931 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Part Time, Fixed Term
Closing Date:  Monday 09 August 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  0721-268

Part-Time, Fixed-Term (21 months)

The Department of Media Arts, Royal Holloway, University of London, wishes to recruit an industry professional with university-level teaching experience as a fixed-term 0.5 FTE Teaching Fellow in Media Practice, to teach at undergraduate level based at its central London campus. 

The post offers the opportunity to teach on our highly successful and internationally recognised degree programmes in Film, Television and Digital Production. The successful candidate will be able to teach Non-Fiction Producing (studio television content and/or documentary and/or actuality) and at least one of the following: Documentary Practice; Screenwriting; Directing Screen Fiction. They may also be asked to supervise final-year independent projects and second-mark/moderate assessments on other practice/production modules. 

The post holder will have a record of successful employment as a working industry professional in a relevant area of the contemporary creative industries and demonstrable experience of teaching media practice in higher education.

The post offers an exciting opportunity to work in a prestigious academic institution, with Royal Holloway placed 24th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide national rankings for 2019, and the Department of Media Arts ranked in the top ten for the subject in REF 2014. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work closely with senior colleagues in the Department of Media Arts and the School of Performing and Digital Arts in a period of exciting development for the College.

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

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 College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.  

The appointment will be made at Grade 7, with starting salary according to experience and qualifications. The post will run from 1st September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter, until 30th June 2023.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.uk For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: Recruitment@rhul.ac.uk . 

Please quote the reference: 0721-268

Closing Date:   Midnight, Monday 9 August 2021.   

Interview Date: TBC

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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