School of English and American Studies, University of East Anglia


Applications are invited for a Lectureship to commence on 1 September 2002,
or as soon as possible thereafter, in the Film and Television Studies sector
of the School of English and American Studies at the University of East

UEA is one of the UKs leading universities for Film and Television Studies,
with well-established and popular MA and PhD programmes, a very lively
research culture and BA courses in Film and English Studies, Film and
American Studies, and Film and Television Studies. The Film and Television
Studies sector is highly regarded for the quality of both its teaching
(having received a TQA score of 23) and its research (it was awarded the top
grade of 5* in the 2001 RAE).

We are looking to appoint an outstanding scholar who is also a dynamic
teacher. The person appointed will thus have both a strong research profile
and proven teaching skills.  S/he should have a PhD, or be near to
completion, and should have begun to establish a reputation through their
publications or be able to demonstrate the potential for significant
publications.   The successful candidate will be encouraged both to develop
their research and to teach and supervise on BA, MA and PhD programmes.
Expertise in one or more of the following would be an advantage: British or
North American television and/or cinema; gender and cinema and/or
television; silent cinemas.  Candidates with expertise in other areas are
however encouraged to apply. Staff includes Justine Ashby, Charles Barr,
Andrew Higson, Peter Kramer, Scott MacKenzie and Yvonne Tasker.

Salary will be commensurate with experience, on the Lecturer B salary scale,
25,455 to 32,537 per annum. Interviews are expected to take place in early

For further discussion on the post, please contact Yvonne Tasker, Chair of
the Film and Television Studies sector, on 01603 592799, or e-mail:
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Further particulars and an application form should be obtained from the
Personnel Office, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ (answerphone:
01603 593493, e-mail: [log in to unmask]), to be returned by 14 June 2002.
Please quote reference number AC421.

Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite