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[ecrea] job vacancy: University of Cape Town

Wed Jul 13 12:31:10 GMT 2016

The Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Cape Town, South Africa wishes to appoint a suitable candidate to help develop the Centre’s teaching, production and research in digital and mobile media studies, as soon as possible.



·A relevant Master’s level qualification is a minimum requirement, while a PhD or significant progress to a PhD would be desirable

·Experience inteaching digital and/or mobile media production skills at undergraduate level

·Experience inteaching academic courses.

*The following will be advantageous:*


·Supervision of creative and research projects

·Industry experience in digital and mobile media production

·A record of creative practice in the field of mobile and digital media

·The ability to develop the Centre’s digital and mobile media curriculum and convene academic and creative courses in this area

·Active research interests in areas such as; digital and mobile media studies, data journalism, internet studies, virtual reality, gaming, ethics and regulation or social media as evidenced by conference attendance and/or publications and/or creative output

*Responsibilities: *

The successful candidate would:

·Be responsible for supporting web and mobile production across production streams

·Lecture on digital and social media in the Media and/or Film majors

·Convene production and academic courses

·Supervise student projects and dissertations

·Contribute to research outputs in the Centre

The annual cost of employment, including benefits, is R558 915.//

*To apply*, please e-mail the below documents in a *single* *pdf file* to Ms Lily Nombombo at (recruitment02 /at/ <mailto:(recruitment02 /at/>:

-UCT Application Form (download at

-Cover letter, and

-Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.

An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.**

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and may be required to undergo a competency test.

*Telephone:* 021 650 5689 *Website:* <>

*Reference number:*   E16102 *Closing date: *1 August 2016


/UCT is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress in achieving its equity targets. //Our Employment Equity Policy is available at //For this post we seek particularly to attract Black South African candidates.   ///


UCT reserves the right not to appoint.



Herman Wasserman

Professor of Media Studies

Director: Centre for Film and Media Studies

University of Cape Town

Private Bag X3



South Africa

Email <mailto:(herman.wasserman /at/>

Web <>

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