£71,607.96 to £84,799.55 converted salary*
|Placed on:||1st December 2016|
|Closes:||16th January 2017|
Reports to: Director
The National College of Art and Design, Dublin is Ireland’s leading provider of art and design education. It is ranked the 40th Art and Design College in the world as measured by academic reputation by QS. NCAD is based on the site of the Powers Whiskey Distillery in the heart of the Liberties in Dublin’s city centre. It has a community of 1,500 undergraduate, postgraduate and part-time students engaged in a wide range of study and research across the disciplines of Design, Education, Fine Art and Visual Culture. NCAD has been the most significant provider of art and design education in Ireland for over 250 years and is a recognised College of University College Dublin.
The School of Visual Culture occupies a central role within NCAD and engages with every student in the College. The School delivers a suite of visual culture programmes at BA, MA and PhD level, and supports the studio degree curriculum across all of the College (Schools of Design, Education & Fine Art).
The School also delivers a dedicated undergraduate degree - a BA (Hons) Visual Culture - that is actively engaged with the national creative arts sector and with its immediate context, a university-level art and design college. The School delivers two long established and acclaimed Masters level programmes, the MA Art in the Contemporary World and the MA Design History & Material Culture. The School has an internationally engaged, research active staff, and supervises and co-supervises with studio colleagues the largest group of PhD candidates within the NCAD community. The School of Visual Culture also has strong collaborative relationships with key national cultural institutions such as the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) and the National Museum of Ireland (NMI).
This post is an operational and strategic leadership role, driving the development of the School and playing a lead role in wider processes of change and development within the College as it strives to meet the challenges of new practice and a new education landscape.
Head of Faculty: €84,573 – €100,153 per annum (new entrant): €76,116 - €90,138
*Subject to all new entrants to public sector as of 01 January 2011
Appointment will be made on appropriate scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.
Appointments will be made to the first point of the above scale in the absence of experience from a Department of Education and Skills approved Institution.
Closing date: Receipt of applications by 16/01/2017 to Staffappointments@staff.ncad.ie
Please submit your CV along with the vacancy Application Form which is available from the NCAD website
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Teaching and Other Duties
Selection criteria outline the qualifications, skills, knowledge and/or experience that the successful candidate would need to demonstrate for successful discharge of the responsibilities of the post. Applications will be assessed on the basis of how well candidates satisfy these criteria.
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