Lecturer in Typography & Graphic Communication

University of Reading - Department of Typography & Graphic Communication

The Department of Typography & Graphic Communication has a longstanding, subject-leading reputation for high quality teaching and research.

The Department is situated within a high ranking research-intensive university supporting a diversity of arts, humanities, sciences, and other disciplines. The successful candidate will join a busy and vibrant academic community engaged in numerous areas of design history, theory, and practice at all levels of study and through advanced and often cross-disciplinary research activities.

You will have:

  • PhD or equivalent professional experience in a design discipline.
  • The ability to develop, undertake, and manage teaching in the history, theory, and practice of typography & graphic communication at undergraduate and taught postgraduate levels, ideally with an emphasis on cross-platform digital design practices.
  • The ability to actively engage in research, attract research funding from external agencies such as research councils and industry, and deliver high quality research publications.
  • The ability to attract, supervise, and examine doctoral students.
  • The ability to project the Department's distinctive international reputation and develop productive relationships with UK and international partners.
  • Administrative, organisational and interpersonal skills, and excellent written and spoken communication skills.

Informal contact details
Contact role: Head of Department
Contact name:  Prof. Eric Kindel
Contact phone: 0118 378 8081
Contact email: e.t.kindel@reading.ac.uk

Interview date: tbc

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.

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