Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in 3D Design

University of Northampton

Location: Avenue Campus

0.8 FTE (29.6 hours per week)

The University of Northampton is looking to recruit an innovative; industry connected Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to deliver teaching across a suite of 3D Design subjects including BSc Architectural Technology, BA interior Design and BSc Product Design. This is an exciting opportunity for somebody seeking to work across design disciplines. The role requires candidates to possess a sound knowledge and broad understanding of the design process, using their links to industry and their research or consultancy experience within one or more of these fields, with a specific emphasis on computer aided design.  Applicants should have a range of software skills as well as the ability to teach through the studio traditions of drawing and visual communication.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate 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 successful applicant will have a first degree or postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject and should be able to demonstrate current professional engagement with the sector.

Interview date: 18 October 2017

The University of Northampton’s focus on a personalised learning experience for our students was recently cited by HEFCE as a reason for our Gold award in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. To augment this approach further we have adopted an ‘Active Blended Learning’ (ABL) approach which places greater emphasis on student-centred activities that support the development of subject knowledge, understanding, independent learning and digital fluency. Successful candidates for academic posts at the University of Northampton will be expected to adopt ABL as standard in their teaching practice.

This is an exciting time to join our University as we prepare to relocate in September 2018 to a new purpose-built, town-centre campus designed to adapt to 21st century teaching and the ABL model.  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 for the better and inspiring positive change.

The University of Northampton is one of only two Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the UK, and in 2017 was awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark, an independent guarantee that we have proven to our employees, students and stakeholders that we are committed to continuous improvement across our business in order to consistently deliver a positive impact on people and planet.

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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