Job offer in england Postdoctoral Research Officer in Film & TV at Edge Hill University

About You

With a PhD in Film or Television research, you will have a detailed and highly specialised knowledge and understanding of UK film and TV sectors. To be successful you will need experience of collaborative working and evidence to demonstrate your capacity to publish high quality outputs.

Enthusiasm, flexibility and resilience will enable you to succeed in everything you do, quickly making you an invaluable member of the team.

About the Role

You will take a leading part in developing an impact case study, working with Professor Roger Shannon, Associate Director of our Institute for Creative Enterprise.

This is an opportunity for you to work in a vibrant research culture supporting the development of impact case studies for REF 2021. Edge Hill has a rapidly growing PhD population and excellent support in place for early career researchers.

You will be responsible for dissemination of findings, documentation of impact evidence and public engagement initiatives. In addition, you will be expected to engage with the following: submit joint-authored papers for publication in high quality journals arising from work in the Media department; write and submit an external funding proposal; and establish and support innovative forms of community engagement.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award winning staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017).

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact:
Phil Jackson, Acting Head of Department – Media at 


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