Senior Lecturer in Media Production specialising in Audiovisual Production
Kalmar, Sweden, 14. January 2020.
Linneaus University, Kalmar, Sweden
Reference number: 2019/795-2.2.1
The Department om Media and Journalism at Linneaus University, Kalmar, Sweden is looking for a senior lecturer in Media Production specialising in Audiovisual Production
The department strives to integrate academic research and professional competence, and offers free-standing courses and subject-based courses in a range of educational programmes, many of which can be studied both on campus and through distance learning.
The department is now seeking to further enhance its position in the field of media production by appointing a senior lecturer in Media Production, specialising in Audiovisual Production. The aim is to further develop Media Production to create a main subject area with an academic foundation.
*Subject area of the position: *Media Production specialising in Audiovisual Production
*Current location: *Kalmar
*Nature of the position: *Permanent employment, 100%. A six-month trial period will be applied.
*Job description: *Duties involve tuition in the subject of Media Production at first cycle and second cycle level, with a focus on theoretical understanding and vocational knowledge. This includes lectures, practical supervision and examination, as well as course planning and development, evaluation and other administration. Tuition takes place within both free-standing courses and the undergraduate programmes in Journalism and Communication Science.
The position includes research, and you are also expected to contribute and publish research in the field of media production, to take part in the department’s research faculty meetings, to actively seek research funding and to contribute to linking tuition to research and to its professional relevance and topicality.
*Selection requirements: *To be appointed as a senior lecturer, the applicant must have obtained a PhD or possess equivalent academic competence with reference to the subject matter of the appointment.
Appropriate subject areas for the appointment are: Media and Communication Studies, Journalism, Film Studies, Art Education or associated subjects with a link to media production.
Applicants must also be able to document educational skills, a good ability to collaborate and be able to teach in Swedish and English.
*Assessment criteria: *The level of ability that is a requirement for the appointment will apply as assessment criteria for the appointment of a senior lecturer. Equal attention will be paid to assessing both educational aptitude and academic aptitude.
Educational aptitude shall relate not only to planning, implementation and evaluation of tuition, but also to supervision and examination. Educational aptitude must be well documented in a way that enables the quality to be assessed.
Special emphasis will be placed on experience and educational aptitude with regard to teaching of theories and methods of relevance to the subject of Media Production. Importance will also be attached to the ability to plan, initiate, link to research, manage and develop education and tuition.
When assessing academic aptitude, special emphasis will be placed on experience of research in the subject of Media Production. The obtaining of external research funding for the subject’s research areas is also considered advantageous. When assessing academic aptitude, academic quality will be considered in the first instance.
Significance will also be attached to the scope of research, primarily with regard to its depth and breadth.
Furthermore, significance is also attached to the ability to plan, manage, initiate and develop research and education, the ability to obtain funding for research in competition, and documented ability to interact both within the field of academia and with society at large.
Also advantageous for the appointment is up-to-date industry experience of documentary narrative, TV production, journalism and/or digital sound/image production.
When the university appoints new teachers, the applicants selected are those that are considered, through a qualitative assessment of competence and aptitude, to possess the best capacity to perform and develop relevant tasks and to contribute to a successful development of the organisation.
Union representatives can be reached via the University's switchboard on telephone +46 772-28 80 00.
*Welcome to submit your application no later than February 14th 2020!*
Linnaeus University has the ambition to utilize the qualities that an even gender distribution and diversity brings to the organization.
Please apply by clicking on the Apply button at the bottom of the ad. Your application should be designed according to the Template for application which can be found in the Guide to Appointment procedures under important documents below the ad. The credentials you invoke must be verified with certification and they must be attached digitally in your application. Other documents, including various types of scientific works, must be submitted digitally along with the application. The application and other documents to be marked with the reference number. All documents cited must be received by the University no later than 24.00 (Local time in Sweden) on the closing day.
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