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Visiting Lecturer in Digital Media Technology

Digital Media Technology

Location:  Birmingham, City Centre Campus
Salary:  Up to £44.04 per hour
Closing Date:  Wednesday 30 September 2020
Reference:  052019-180

Located in a modern £300m campus in the heart of Birmingham, the School of Computing and Digital Technology is a thriving, vibrant and inspiring learning community, committed to excellence in research, high quality teaching and impactful industrial engagement.

We are looking to recruit a pool of Visiting Lecturers to be available to provide assistance on our popular Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes. 

Building on continuous success in student growth and in sustained advancement of research activities, the School has embarked upon a programme of extensive expansion funded by substantial long-term investments. The School is looking to appoint Visiting Lecturers in Digital Media Technology along with other topics allied to our current portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in this field. 

Opportunities also exist for duties related to our transnational education activity.  The successful candidates should have extensive teaching experience in Digital Media Technology or bring equivalent significant experiential learning from business and industry. Training can be provided if required. 

Candidates must upload a current CV and a covering letter. It is essential that applicants address the following in their cover letter:

  • Areas of expertise
  • Teaching or relevant industrial experience 

In applying for this vacancy you will be submitting your details to a Visiting Lecturer recruitment pool. Please note that Visiting Lecturer posts are part time, fixed term contracts for which a specific amount of hours work will be agreed between you and the Faculty. Visiting Lecturer posts are paid hourly and there are a range of pay rates dependant on the role.

As and when relevant teaching hours become available that your CV and experience are suitable for, you will be contacted by the Faculty directly to discuss in more detail.  Please be aware that you are not guaranteed to hear back from the Faculty. 

Recruitment pools will be closed at the end of September each year, at which point you will be contacted with an invite to resubmit your details for the following year’s recruitment pool if you would still like to be considered. If you do not reply your stored details will be destroyed in line with our Data Protection Policy

Please note that this role is not capable of visa sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system

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This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Tier 2 visa under the points-based immigration system, however, applications are welcome from candidates who don’t currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a visa via another route.


Please note on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice.  We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.


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