Course Leader MA User Experience Design

University of the Arts London, London College of Communication

The role
The course resides within the Interaction Design & Visual Communication Programme. The Programme includes the following undergraduate and postgraduate courses; BA(Hons) Interaction Design Arts, BA(Hons) Information and Interface Design, BA(Hons) Illustration and Visual Media MA Interaction Design Communication, MA User Experience Design, MA Service Design and Innovation and MA Illustration and Visual Media.

The successful candidate will manage and participate in the delivery of innovative teaching as well as making a significant contribution to pedagogic delivery, assessment, quality management and recruitment.

The appointed candidate will work under the direction of the Programme Director and alongside the other course leaders to deliver the validated course as well as contributing to School, College and University initiatives including research, knowledge exchange and teaching and learning initiatives.

For details of course structure please refer to the course web page: http://www.arts.ac.uk/lcc/courses/postgraduate/ma-user-experience-design/.

If you would like further details please contact the programme director Dr Eva Verhoeven on e.verhoeven@lcc.arts.ac.uk.

Why choose us?
London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including: journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

Your profile
We are looking for a candidate with relevant undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications within the area of Communication Design or adjacent fields. You will have knowledge of delivering user experience design projects in a professional and/or academic environment and experience of a range of specialist skills and techniques and knowledge, including research skills.

As an academic, previous experience of curriculum development experience is desired in addition to experience of academic research. We expect you to have a national/international reputation for research and/or practice in user experience design or a highly aligned field.

The successful candidate should possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to lead and manage staff as well as be an innovative teacher. Candidates should demonstrate subject knowledge as well as skills relevant to subject development within an academic, research and professional context.

For further details and to apply please click the “apply” button below.

Closing date: 8 February 2018.

Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 6th March 2018.

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

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