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Guest Lecturer Position in Film – Gothenburg, Sweden, Apr 2022

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The University of Gothenburg invites applications for a position as Guest Lecturers with different specializations in film, to teach in the bachelor and the master program, the HDK-Valand, Sweden – Apr 2022

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General Info

Position: Guest Lecturer
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: May 01, 2022
Contract Period: 1 Year
Salary: According to standard norms

Workplace:
HDK-Valand

University of Gothenburg, Sweden

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Qualification Details

The employment requires education or qualified work experience in a relevant field. It is positive if you have experience of teaching at university level in seminars, workshops and supervision.

We expect you to have good communication skills in speech and writing in Swedish or English or both. In addition to the skill assessment, emphasis is placed on personal suitability and ability to collaborate. We will mainly consider the applicants who, after an overall assessment, are considered to have the best conditions to complete the described tasks.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Together, HDK-Valand and the Academy of Music and Drama are Scandinavia’s biggest faculty of the fine, applied and performing arts, with a unique breadth of artistic programmes and research. We are centrally located in Gothenburg and have close partnerships with local and regional players, as well as a broad international network and many international partners. Our goal is to form Scandinavia’s biggest and broadest academy of the arts, giving us a greater voice in Swedish and international contexts and attracting excellent researchers, teachers and students. Together, we are creating a dynamic and international setting that is open to the world outside of academia, a steppingstone for leading education, research and collaboration.

HDK-Valand is now seeking several guest lecturers in with different specialisations in film, to teach in the bachelor and the master program.

Subject

Film

Subject description

Filming is to record and convey a sequence of events. Key aspects include observation, portrayal and staging. Students are encouraged to present their own experiences in their surroundings to develop something unique and personal. This is done through practical exercises and through oral and written reflections. These reflections are shared at seminars and through individual studio discussions, where students practice discussing their work. Teaching is based on concepts like judgment, collection, selection, presentation and archives.

The programme develops methods for portrayal, enables new cinematic expressions and explores new opportunities for public screenings. We want to encourage students to take an inquisitive and critical approach to cinematic conventions and to explore and master an arena in which to work.

We actively participate in technological developments and their possibilities. The programme is closely linked the external world outside of academia, participates regularly in discussion of public interest and contributes to changing the role of cinema in society.

When the camera is your tool, curating is important. Accessibility, balanced treatment of a subject and archive management are other issues addressed in the teaching. The film programme is based on artistic practice and professional knowledge.

Duties

You will primarily work with teaching and supervision at the bacherlor, the masterprogram or in pedagogic courses within Kulturskoleklivet.

We are looking for several different persons who can take on differents tasks. The tasks can be supervision, lectures, workshops, seminars or opponing. We hereby seek different specialized comeptences in film:

  • Film making,
  • Film production,
  • Digital film photography,
  • Casting,
  • Contracts, budget and planning,
  • Ideation and script writing,
  • Sound,
  • Actors direction,
  • Acting,
  • Curating,
  • Strategic communication,
  • Marketing,
  • Decolonial practices and theory,
  • Artistic work with archive,
  • Film pedagogy for children and youth

About the position

We are offering 10-20 intermittent positions (LAS 5.1 Allmän visstidsanställning) during 1 year. The positions are based at the HDK-Valand department in Gothenburg. The position begins on 1st of April 2022, or the date we agree on, until 31 January 2023. The agreed workload can be between 10 – 140 hours during the periodand can be planned during the contract period.

You have an intermittent employment when you work during the period. In an intermittent employment we will contact you and offer work. If you accept you will have an employment during that specific period. You have the right to decline the offer. Hours worked are reported per calendar month to the employer via email or a timesheeet.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: PAR 2022/454

Application Procedure

Submit your application via the University of Gothenburg’s recruitment portal by clicking the “Apply” button. It is your responsibility to ensure that the application is complete as per the vacancy notice, and that the University receives it by the final application deadline.

The University works actively to achieve a working environment with equal conditions, and values the qualities that diversity brings to its operations.Salaries are set individually at the University.In accordance with the National Archives of Sweden’s regulations, the University must archive application documents for two years after the appointment is filled. If you request that your documents are returned, they will be returned to you once the two years have passed. Otherwise, they will be destroyed.In connection to this recruitment, we have already decided which recruitment channels we should use. We therefore decline further contact with vendors, recruitment and staffing companies.

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Contact details

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Linda Sternö, manager for the Film, Photography and Literary CompositionUnit, [email protected], +46 31 786 48 27.If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR at HDK-Valand, [email protected]

Unions

Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg can be found here: https://www.gu.se/om-universitetet/jobba-hos-oss/hjalp-forsokande

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