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Teaching Fellow

Film Studies

Location:  Avenue Campus
Salary:   £34,980 to £42,978 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 13 months
Closing Date:  Monday 29 July 2024
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2796624AR

The University of Southampton seeks to appoint two Teaching Fellows in Film, on a 13-month fixed-term basis, to support our MA programmes: MA Film and Cultural Management and MA Film Studies.

The Film Department at Southampton has an excellent reputation for teaching and research. We are based within the School of Humanities in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and have close interdisciplinary links with other members of the School and the wider University. The University of Southampton has a global reputation for its ability to work collaboratively in delivering world-class education, research and innovation that makes a proven impact on society’s greatest challenges. It is a founding member of the Russell Group, a top 100 global university (QS World Rankings, 2022) and top 20 in the UK (Complete University Guide, 2025).

The successful candidates will show outstanding potential as scholars and will be enthusiastic and flexible in contributing to postgraduate teaching (and undergraduate as needed). We are looking for colleagues who are keen to participate fully in the intellectual and academic activities of a lively and committed department which prizes collegiality very highly. We invite applications from candidates with proven teaching skills and a PhD in Film Studies (or other related disciplines) at time of application, with knowledge and experience of film industry studies (in particular film policy, film distribution and exhibition) and theories related to film studies. Other expertise and interest in East Asian cinema, gender studies, digital screen cultures would be an advantage. 

The posts are available to start September 2024. We expect interviews to be the second week of August.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Head of Film, Prof. Shelley Cobb (

We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity by attracting, developing and retaining staff from many different backgrounds to promote an inclusive environment. Film at Southampton subscribes to the BPA/SWIP Best Practice scheme; and the University of Southampton is proud to have been awarded an institutional Athena Swan silver award which underpins our pledge to improve equality for women.

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Apply by 11.59 pm GMT on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or quoting the job number.

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