Senior Tutor in Fine Art

Royal College of Art - Contemporary Art Practice

School of Fine Art

Part Time 0.6 FTE

Grade Grade 10

Campus Battersea Campus

The School of Fine Art is seeking a recognised practitioner in the field of Contemporary Art with an international reputation supported by a portfolio of practice, academic research and publications. The successful candidate will be critically informed and ambitious for the work of the College and will also understand the changing nature of higher education in an international and UK context. They will have an energy and enthusiasm for the student experience, and be able to work well across teams within the RCA and the School of Fine Art.

Reporting directly to the Dean, the postholder will contribute to devising and supporting the delivery of the cross-School and cross-College curriculum, elements of which have been pioneered in the School and which will soon become part of the College’s new academic framework. This will involve identifying key themes and issues for the benefit of the students and implementing innovative modes of delivery. They will also establish visible links between the curriculum and research in the School, contributing towards articulating and delivering our public programme of exhibitions and events.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to discussions about the development of the curriculum and be prepared to pioneer new ways of teaching. They will also be expected to undertake administration around their teaching as required by the well established structures present across the school. Their research will be expected to operate at a high level, consistently producing research outputs of at least 3* REF quality to enable submission to the REF. They will also be expected to pursue funding opportunities for their research and where possible to involve colleagues in collaborative projects and contributing to the rich research culture and environment of the School.

In order to fulfil the requirements of the post the successful candidate will demonstrate experience of management and administration in an HE or related context, as well as the capacity to deal with planning and the production of documentation and reports.

Further details: The Royal College of Art is committed to equal opportunities for all and is a Two Ticks employer & Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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