Job: Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Film, Victoria University of Wellington

The following is the advertisement for the position of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Film at Victoria university of Wellington. To apply, and for further information, please click here.

  • Do you have expertise in film production and industry experience in film?
  • Are you able to teach film production at an undergraduate and postgraduate level?
  • Do you have a critically reflective teaching practice?

Mō Te Herenga Waka – About Our University

Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand’s globally ranked capital city university.

Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington invites applications for a permanent full time position (1.0 FTE) as Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Film production to begin in 2023. The appointee will have the opportunity to contribute to a vibrant critical and creative program in Film at Victoria, and to other academic and creative communities in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand.

Job share (two 0.5 FTE positions) will be considered. Please indicate your preference in your application.

Ō pūmanawa – About you

We seek applications from people with expertise in film production and with significant experience in the film industry in Aotearoa New Zealand or Oceania. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Film or equivalent industry experience and a strong record of creative practice. We expect the appointee to contribute productively to fulfilling the University’s Treaty of Waitangi obligations. Candidates will need to show high quality and critically reflective teaching practice in film production—as Lecturer, evidence of the capacity to teach film production and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students; as Senior Lecturer, previous experience teaching film production and supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students is required.

Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe – Why you should join our team

Victoria’s Film Programme has established a reputation as a centre of excellence for creative-practice, meeting high demand amongst students for film production teaching and activity. Its staff and students produce award-winning films and make strong contributions to the screen industries in Wellington and Aotearoa, helped in recent years by the highly visible Miramar Creative Centre, which houses the MFA (CP) in Film Production. This work is supported by extremely strong traditional research and teaching that provide the backbone for innovative creative practice. The Film Programme is committed to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and to diversity and inclusion in teaching and production work.

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