Senior Lecturer - BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Position:Senior Lecturer – BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Salary: £38,460 - £42,036 per annum (£15,384 - £16,814.40 pro rata)

Hours: Part Time - 0.4 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.

BA (Hon) Graphic Design offers a specialist curriculum with a focus on the studio as a creative space and innovative and engaging atmosphere. Students are supported in developing a creative understanding of the specialist structures and disciplines of individual and collaborative Graphic Design practices. The course combines creativity with technical ability to produce exceptional work and career ready graduates.

You will primarily teach level 5 students, with some teaching at level 6, and contribute to module leadership, delivery and assessment. You should be able to demonstrate a professional understanding of Graphic Design practices across a range of applications and the skills or connections to facilitate live projects, work experience studio visits. Working individually and as a member of a team you will be expected to support the practical, conceptual and contextual aspects of the curriculum. You should have experience of teaching in Higher Education within a variety of settings including individual tutorials, seminars, workshops and lectures with large audiences.

The successful candidate will hold a Masters degree in a relevant subject, or willing to obtain it within a period of 2 years, have extensive knowledge and expertise as a contemporary practitioner in Graphic Design, and experience of teaching undergraduate students. Knowledge and/or experience of Graphic Design in an international context and a Doctorate or studying towards one would be desirable. You will be expected to engage with the University Research 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 – Senior Lecturer - BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Form

Application Guidance Pack

Please note we do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies for this position.

Closing date: Sunday 4th August 2019 at 23.59pm

Interview date: Friday 23rd 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.