Senior Lecturer in Photographic Practice

University of Northampton

Location Avenue Campus

The University of Northampton is seeking a committed and experienced academic with a proven record of commercial and/or fine art photographic practice. The role requires candidates to possess a command of theoretical and critical approaches to photography, as well as knowledge, understanding and experience of a broad range of photographic media. Applicants must have established expertise in the selection and application of a wide range of photographic formats and processes. They should also have a range of software skills and knowledge of enhanced daylight through to controlled flash and tungsten lighting in the studio and on location. Applicants are also expected to have a significant track record of practice and research and should be able to supervise dissertations at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels.

The successful applicant will ideally be able to demonstrate programme/module management skills in addition to innovative and effective teaching and pastoral support across a range of levels within all learning modes (studio; workshop; demonstration, tutorial). The applicants will draw on their own practice and connections with industry to enrich the student learning experience.

The role holder will contribute to all undergraduate programmes in the subject area, supporting new and ongoing curricula, research (subject/pedagogic) and international developments.

We offer a supportive working environment with excellent opportunities for research and teaching and a generous annual leave entitlement together with additional employee benefits.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Alexis Taylor, Subject Leader for Design and Photography via:

This is an exciting time to join our University as we prepare to relocate to a new state of the art, vibrant, town centre campus in 2018. We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of TRANSFORMING LIVES + INSPIRING CHANGE.

We are an AshokaU accredited Changemaker University that believes in providing students and staff with the opportunity to change their world for the better.  

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

The University of Northampton as an employer strives to achieve diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves.

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