University of Derby

University of Derby

(0.5 part time, fixed term until 31 July 2017)

Inspire, Innovate, Impact.

At the University of Derby, people are at the heart of everything we do. As a major, local employer we not only offer one of the region’s most competitive reward packages, but we are also constantly recognising and rewarding individual contribution, as well as helping to develop colleagues both personally and professionally. We take pride in being a really friendly, supportive and innovative workplace and we are genuinely committed to offering colleagues the opportunity to develop a fantastic, long-lasting career here with us.

We encourage applications from a diverse workforce who can help us achieve our desire to be the ambitious student’s natural choice for quality, support and achievement.

About the role

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and experienced Lecturer/Senior Lecturer who is committed to the student experience and has a broad knowledge of Higher Education teaching in the areas of Film, Television and Media. Joining a lively and creative academic team within the Department of Humanities at the University of Derby, you will teach, supervise and provide academic support on a range of undergraduate modules on programmes including single and joint honours Media & Communications, Media Studies and Film and Television. In the first instance, this is a temporary appointment until 31 July 2018

In-depth academic knowledge, experience of HE teaching, and understanding of current debates within the field are required, along with a commitment to teaching theory and practice in exciting and innovative ways.

We would particularly welcome applications from candidates who have a Ph.D. and a strong track record of excellent teaching, although candidates with significant practical experience in fields such as TV or Media Production should also be encouraged to apply.


  • Accessible location; Derby is a thriving, multi-cultural city with easy access from any location within the UK
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Competitive, family friendly reward packages
  • Opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme
  • Discount savings scheme and extensive staff discounts on accredited courses for yourself or family to study here at the University
  • Cycle2Work scheme and subsidised travel
  • Vast programme of training courses and secondment opportunities
  • Local recognition scheme

Application procedure

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