July 26, 2011

University of Cape Town seeks to hire Lecturer: Screen Production and Film and Television Studies

University of Cape Town

The Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) in the Faculty of Humanities wishes to appoint a suitable candidate to the above post to oversee its flagship undergraduate Screen  Production Programme.


Requirements include: 


• A Master’s level qualification is a minimum, while a PhD or significant progress towards the completion of a PhD would be desirable.


• Active research interests as evidenced by conference attendance and/or publications and/or creative output


• Experience in teaching foundational screen production skills in fiction filmmaking at undergraduate level


• Experience in teaching academic courses in film and television studies to large and small groups and supervision of creative and research projects.


The following will be advantageous: 


• Experience in networking with industry professionals who could contribute to screen production training in the Centre for Film and Media Studies


• The ability to promote the African Cinema Unit and the UCT TV Studio.


Responsibilities include: 


• Overseeing the undergraduate screen production stream from a selection of students to supervising their final senior research projects.


• Contributing to teaching in the Major in Film and Television Studies and to postgraduate courses in  Film and Television Studies


• Undertaking research in Film and Television Studies.


The annual remuneration package, including benefits for 2011, is R403 124. Application process:


To apply, please e-mail the completed  UCT Application form and all other relevant documentation as indicated on the form, toMs Edith Graham,Staff Recruitment  and Selection, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa.


E-mail: [email protected]; Telephone: +27 21650 5405


Faculty website:


CFMS website:


The application form can also be downloaded at


An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.


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