Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Film Production


School of Computing & Digital Technologies

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
by *
1 Possession of a PhD degree or willing to register for a part time PhD in a relevant subject area *Dependent on experience for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer D A
2 Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Applicants who do not possess FHEA will be required to obtain the fellowship within 18 months of appointment by either completing a University PGCert program or submit a direct application to HEA *Dependent on experience for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer D A
3 Previous experience as a practitioner or researcher engaging with film production practice and a strong professional profile with film making practice as research E A/I
4 Previous experience of teaching in Higher/Further Education and developing specialist teaching materials in a relevant subject area related to Film Production *Dependent on experience for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer D A/I
5 Experience of providing pastoral and academic support to students *Dependent on experience for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer D I
6 Recent experience in the supervision of research/academic projects within areas of specialism *Dependent on experience for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer D I
7 A demonstrable record of engagement in research and/or scholarship as evidenced by publication in peer reviewed journals within area of specialism *Dependent on experience for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer D A/I
8 Demonstrable knowledge of the creative and technical aspects of digital film production E I
9 An understanding of the key issues and challenges in the HE environment D I
10 A creative, innovative and flexible approach to facilitating learning, with commitment to ensuring an excellent student experience E I
11 An effective team player who is self-motivated and with good organisational skills and able to work on own initiative E I
12 A commitment to scholarship, learning and teaching, and delivering graduate employability skills through curriculum content E I
13 Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to engage a diverse audience E I
14 The ability to contribute professionally in internal and external meetings, acting as a representative of the University and a champion of the subject specialism E I
15 An understanding of the University’s strategy and values, with the ability to demonstrate behaviours that align to the values E I

* A - Application Form   I - Interview