Assistant Professor in Film Studies with a Specialism in Digital Theory and Practice

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin - Department of Film Studies, School of Creative Arts

Post Status: 5-year Fixed Term Contract, Full Time (with a view to permancy)
Department/Faculty:
Department of Film Studies, School of Creative Arts, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
Location:
Department Film Studies, 191/192 Pearse Street, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
Reports to:
Head of Department of Film Studies
Salary:
Appointment will be made on the Assistant Professorship Salary Scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy [€33,875 to €82,280 per annum], appointment will be made no higher than point 8 (i.e. €48,091)
Hours of Work:
Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow the link below:
http://www.tcd.ie/hr/assets/pdf/academic-hours-public-service-agreement.pdf
Closing Date: 12 Noon (GMT) on 12 Noon (Irish Standard Time), 12th March 2018

Please visit http://jobs.tcd.ie for more information and to apply.

Post Summary

The Department of Film Studies seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in Film Studies with a Specialism in Digital Theory and Practice. The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in a relevant area, and will have already shown evidence of research potential and teaching. He/she will be expected to design, develop, and contribute to, undergraduate and postgraduate modules in film studies with a specialism in digital theory and practice, and to supervise postgraduate and doctoral research. The person appointed will be expected to contribute to administrative duties in the Department of Film Studies also.

Person Specification

Qualifications

An excellent academic record and a PhD in a related area.

Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills in the English language, both written and oral.
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to enthuse listeners.
  • A commitment to research-led and innovative teaching methods.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to effectively manage a demanding workload.
  • The ability to work effectively as a member of a team and to engage in the administrative requirements of the Department, School and College.
  • The ability to work effectively as a member of a team, to collaborate with colleagues at an inter-disciplinary level and to participate at School, Faculty and College level.
  • Demonstrated potential to manage and develop courses in a University setting.
  • Demonstrate vision and commitment.
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