Lecturer - BA (Hons) Illustration

Position: Lecturer – BA (Hons) Illustration

Salary: £33,199 - £37,345 pro rata (£16,599.50 - £18,672.50 per annum)

Hours: Part Time (0.5 FTE)

Contract: Permanent

Leeds Arts University is the only specialist arts university in the North of England. We have contributed significantly to the development of arts education for over 170 years, and have developed a national and international reputation based on the achievements of our students and staff.

The specialist BA (Hons) Illustration course focuses on the role of applied illustration in the contemporary creative industries and broader visual culture. The course is a competitive choice for students who want to commit to an innovative course of studio based study.

Our students engage in a range of approaches to image making. You will have a strong understanding of how to support specialist illustration practices within a broader creative and commercial context. You will also need the skills or connections to build links with appropriate external organisations, events and opportunities for publishing and exhibiting student work.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a practicing illustrator / academic to join this dynamic course. The main focus of the role will be to deliver, support and assess modules that support students in defining and refining their specialist illustration practice. You will be expected to support the practical, conceptual and contextual aspects of the course. Working individually and as a member of a team you will be expected to deliver teaching within a variety of settings including lectures, seminars, studio workshops, peer reviews and individual tutorials.

We are looking to appoint a pro-active individual who can add their creative, professional and academic experience to an established and dynamic course team. The successful candidate will hold a degree in a relevant subject; have knowledge and expertise as a contemporary practitioner in Illustration. An awareness and/or experience of Illustration in an international context and an MA or studying towards one would be desirable. You will also be expected to engage with the universities research culture and agenda.

Full details of the essential and desirable criteria for this role can be found in the job description.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted for this position. To apply for this vacancy please complete an Application Form and Equality & Diversity form and return the completed forms to recruitment@leeds-art.ac.uk. The links to the application pack are below:

Job Description – Lecturer - BA (Hons) Illustration

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Form

Application Guidance Pack

Closing date: Sunday 4th August 2019 at 11.59pm

Interview date: Thursday 22nd August 2019

Leeds Arts University is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and expect our staff to share this commitment.

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