Associate Lecturer in Product Design Part Time

Buckinghamshire New University

We are seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer in Product Design to undertake teaching on the Product Design courses within the Department of Art & Design at Bucks. Working as part of a committed team, this is an exciting opportunity to contribute to an IED-accredited and multi award-winning course with high success in student achievement.

You should be an experienced and enthusiastic product designer with a good range of industry knowledge and skills, and have a strong focus on student learning and development. You will be required to undertake preparation, teaching, assessment and moderation, and provide support to our diverse range of students. Part of the role involves the supervision of Level 6 projects, so the ability to support the development of student skills in relation to conceptualising and realising design solutions through research, idea generation, testing and project resolution would be essential.

You should have a good degree in a relevant Design or Engineering subject and a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline e.g. Product Design or related subject, or academic or industry equivalent experience. You will have advanced knowledge of product development, as well as the use of innovative materials and technologies. Additionally, you should possess knowledge of the breadth and diversity of current professional practice within product design and the creative industries. Experience of teaching in a HE environment would be an advantage.

To discuss further, please contact Dr Sri-Kartini Leet, Head of Academic Department (Art & Design) at

To apply, please send your CV, including your PDF portfolio (compressed, and up to a maximum of 10 pages) or web links to your online portfolio within your CV, and send to

Salary: £41.60 per hour teaching rate, £19.14 non teaching rate

Closing Date: 31st August 2017 

Please note that if you do not have permission to work in the UK, Bucks New University will not be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for you to take up this position. All non EU/EAA candidates must have valid immigration status and/or a UK visa valid for the duration of the contract in order to be considered for this appointment.

Bucks New University is a Disability Confident employer and as such you will be given the opportunity to declare a disability as part of the application process. 

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