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The Role

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.

We are seeking an excellent academic to join our staff as an Assistant Professor / Lecturer in the Department of Media Studies who can contribute to the teaching of film and media studies and/or media theory and bring their research expertise to the Department. The Department of Media Studies offers modules including Media & Cultural Theory; Authorship in Film and Television; and History of Documentary. They will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programme of the Department and undertake teaching duties on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as the supervision of Masters’ and PhD students. The ideal candidate will have a research profile that complements the Department’s research focus in one or more of the following areas: film and media... studies, creative industries, media and identity, creative work, and/or media histories.

The appointee will be expected to build a strong research profile, that supports the University’s research strategy including affiliating to the Research Institutes, where appropriate and working with colleagues on national and international research. The appointee will be expected to sustain and conduct research, engage in scholarship of quality and substance, and generate publications of international standard.

Principal Duties


Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching duties are assigned by the Head of the Department. The duties will include:
• Teaching and assessing students at undergraduate level. This may include lecturing, tutoring, leading practical learning activities, project supervision, and setting, supervising and grading assessments;
• Teaching, supervising and assessing postgraduate students, including lecturing, leading seminars and other learning activities, supervision of student research activities, and setting, supervising and grading assessments;
• Enhancing and innovating in teaching and assessment practice;
• Contributing as required, to the assurance and enhancement of teaching quality;
• Outreach and promotional activities and the recruitment and selection of undergraduate and post-graduate students;
• Developing and enhancing the curriculum;
• Designing and delivering of new courses.

For further details including full comprehensive job description please see reference number 028441 on the Maynooth University vacancies page at: https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/human-resources/vacancies

€39,784 to €97,572 p.a
Maynooth County Kildare Ireland


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