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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: www.humanities.uct.ac.za

 

CFMS website: www.cfms.uct.ac.za.

 

The application form can also be downloaded at web.uct.ac.za

 

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

 

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