Professor: Film or Media Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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Professor: Film or Media Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa


The Centre for Film and Media Studies wishes to appoint a senior academic in the field of film and television studies or media studies for appointment from mid-2014.

As the successful candidate, you will:

- hold a PhD

- have substantial research expertise with significant publications with international recognition

- have a proven track record of excellence in teaching

- have experience in research leadership and promoting research

- have experience attracting postgraduate students

- have experience of academic leadership, as you will be 
expected to assume the Directorship of the Centre and to help strengthen the Centre’s position nationally and internationally

While you may not be expert in all the diverse fields of teaching, research and creative production encompassed by the Centre, you would need to be impartially supportive of all its endeavours.

The annual remuneration package, including benefits for 2013 is R 837 169.

To apply, please e-mail the completed UCT Application form (HR201) clearly indicating the post level you are applying for, and all other relevant documentation as indicated on the form with the subject line “Professor: Film or Media Studies” followed by the reference number to 

Ms Zulile Ncayiyana at

Please note:

     * The application form can be downloaded at
     * An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.
     * Short listed candidates may be expected to present a seminar on a given topic.

Address: Staff Recruitment Office, University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7700

Telephone: +27 21 650 3003

Faculty website:

Reference number for this position: SR542/13


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