Lecturer in Design (Design and Screen Cultures)

University of Edinburgh - College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Edinburgh College of Art

Applications are invited for a full time lecturer in the School of Design (Design and Screen Cultures). The successful applicant will be expected to supervise PhD students and deliver lectures, seminars and workshops to Undergraduate and Postgraduate students within the School of Design, as well as to students from Edinburgh College of Art and the wider University to encourage students to develop their practice while integrating research and contemporary cultural theory within and beyond their chosen discipline. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a broad approach to historical, contextual and theoretical components in Design.

The work will involve preparing, scheduling and delivering courses, including lectures, workshops, seminars, tutorials, course administration, and the setting and assessing of assignments. You will also be expected to demonstrate a research practice and will be expected to contribute to the research culture within the school as well as develop your own portfolio of published research papers, exhibitions and grants with a view to submission to the REF cycle.

You will be educated to PhD level in an aspect of design and screen cultures. This knowledge will be evidenced by appropriate academic achievement, and, ideally, an element of international contextual experience. You will also have some experience of teaching and be able to demonstrate the ability to develop teaching techniques for the delivery of key skills in Design and Screen Cultures. The post has a focus on and responsibility for a significant proportion of the teaching of Undergraduate and Masters students as well as some supervision of Research students. The post-holder will provide student support for UG and PGT students.

This position is an open ended, full-time (35 hours each week) post commencing September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Closing date: 5pm (GMT) Monday 8th May 2017

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