Senior Lecturer in Content Creation and Platform Studies


University of Bristol
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£57,696 - £64,914 per annum

Job Highlights
  • The University of Bristol aims to be a place where everyone feels able to be themselves and do their best in an inclusive working environment where all colleagues can thrive and reach their full potential.
  • The School of Arts at the University of Bristol seeks to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Content Creation and Platform Studies.
  • You will also be an outstanding educator enthusiastic about leading School initiatives in creating new educational offers in creative industries and/or digital media as well as contributing to these themes in informing existing offers in the School.
Job Requirements/Description

The role

The University Bristol is ranked 54th in the world in the 2025 QS World University Rankings and enjoys strong student recruitment and our graduates are among the most sought-after by employers across the globe. 

The School of Arts at the University of Bristol seeks to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Content Creation and Platform Studies. The successful applicant will have expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Platform cultures and non-legacy screen content
  • Social media entertainment and globalization 
  • Content creation and digital labour 
  • Platform governance, policies and regulation 
  • The changing interplay of screen production and reception in non-legacy screen media

Successful candidates will make a significant contribution to advancing to the University’s focus on creative and cultural industries with underpinning themes of data and digitalization, and social justice in the University’s 2030 vision and strategy. The appointee will join the Department of Film and Television and the School of Arts with its broad disciplinary scope and rich interdisciplinary culture across its disciplines which alongside Film and Television, include Music, Anthropology, Philosophy and Theatre. 

What will you be doing?

As a member of the Department of Film and Television you will build research excellence and culture through leadership and vision, grant income, mentorship and facilitating interdisciplinarity excellence as well as extensive engagement, knowledge exchange and collaboration with stakeholders outside the university and academia. You will be an outstanding leader with a track record of maximising synergies within complex organisations and successfully building and advancing opportunities in interdisciplinary environments such as research institutes and centres and with central services.

The postholder will make a significant contribution to realising our University Vision and Strategy 2030 and successfully connect a focus on creative and cultural industries with our further strategic emphasis on themes such as climate change, sustainable health outcomes and social justice. 

The successful candidate will also be an outstanding educator leading School initiatives in creating new educational offers in creative industries and/or digital media as well as contributing to these themes in informing existing offers in the School.

You should apply if

You have an extensive record of contributions to knowledge and understanding of platform-based, non-legacy media screen content evidenced through world-leading outputs. You will be a leader in your field and have a record in obtaining and managing substantial research income. You will also have experience in undertaking internationally recognised impact and knowledge exchange.

You will also be an outstanding educator enthusiastic about leading School initiatives in creating new educational offers in creative industries and/or digital media as well as contributing to these themes in informing existing offers in the School.

University of Bristol
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£57,696 - £64,914 per annum

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