Course Leader MA Data Visualisation

University of the Arts London, London College of Communication

Location: London College of Communication - Elephant and Castle

The Design School at London College of Communication is looking to recruit a 0.6 Course Leader for MA Data Visualisation. You will lead the development of the subject across the programme and school at postgraduate level and develop strategies for recruitment including developing relationships with feeder courses both internally and externally to UAL.

This is a key role in the Design School. We expect you to motivate and excite our postgraduate students, applying your research-led teaching to the MA Data Visualisation. This post is seen as a key driver for the development of new specialist subject development in the Design School/College/UAL.

You will undertake the day to day management of the course, to develop and deliver studio practice units for students and specialist digital workshops. You will develop and deliver disciplined, innovative and engaging lectures and seminars, contributing significantly to course development and assessment. You will be responsible for the learning, teaching and assessment of students, providing academic and pastoral support as necessary, monitoring student progress and maintaining appropriate records.

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 postgraduate and undergraduate teaching experience within the area of Data Visualisation. A relevant qualification at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Visualisation/Information/Communication design or a closely related discipline (i.e. Graphic Design, Information Design, Data Science, Communication Design) or equivalent experience Is essential.

You will have Knowledge of experimental data visualisation design practices/processes and familiarity with relevant data visualisation software e.g. NodeBox, Adobe XD, Adobe CC, Sketch, D3, Processing, PaperJs.

The successful candidate should possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a team, be a cross-disciplinary thinker 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.

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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