Principal Teaching Fellow / Associate Professor

University of Southampton - Graphics, Fine Art & Media

Programme Leader of BA Graphic Arts

One of the country’s leading art and design schools, Winchester School of Art continues to build on its reputation for excellence and innovation. The School is set in a specialist campus with excellent technical and teaching facilities and studios. We attract high achieving and ambitious students whose abilities are matched by their creativity and enthusiasm. We are looking to attract academics that can flourish and contribute to a dynamic learning environment where they can share their contemporary knowledge and expertise in design and media.

For this role, we are seeking an established practitioner with experience as a manager within Higher Education. The candidate will be able to demonstrate academic experience to both lead and enhance this nationally recognized programme of study. Teaching and practice takes place in excellent facilities and workshops, with students having access to dedicated studio space throughout the programme. The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in Graphics or relevant media subject, detailed knowledge and an established national reputation in graphic communication with evidence of published research (Associate Professor role only).

This position is being advertised as a Principal Teaching Fellow (Education pathway) and as an Associate Professor (Balanced pathway) depending on the applicant’s experience. Please see job descriptions attached for the two different roles.

For informal enquiries, please contact Tim Metcalf, Director of Undergraduate Programmes (

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Elsa Samwell (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 982018FH on all correspondence.

Please note: The University will be closed for business on Thursday 29th of March to Thursday 5th April 2018, so we will not be able to assist you with any application queries during this time.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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