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Lecturer in Graphic Communication

University of Plymouth - Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Location: Plymouth
Salary: £33,518 to £47,722 per annum (pro-rata) (Grade 7/8)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 3rd August 2018
Closes: 29th August 2018
Job Ref: A6128

School of Art, Design & Architecture

BA (Hons) Graphic Communication with Typography is a vibrant course of study in the School of Art, Design and Architecture, in the Faculty of Art & Humanities. The programme promotes excellence in Tyographic practice and is well established, including connected exit Awards – Branding and Identity, Editorial and Publishing and also Information Design. Importantly, the course has a close relationship with the Message research cluster as well as important industry partnerships.

We are seeking a lecturer with HE teaching experience to support primarily undergraduate study, contributing to practical and theoretical teaching in order to develop student creativity that is supported by a solid work methodology. You may also be involved in delivery at postgraduate MA level.

You should be able to evidence an evolving teaching profile appropriate to this role as well as professional and practical experience. You must be able to inspire students and exhibit the necessary technical skills to teach in the field (including applied/digital).

A high level degree in a relevant discipline is essential. We will also consider applications that evidence extensive practical or industrial experience in relevant areas, with aspirations to engage in meaningful research, innovation, commercialisation and public engagement.

Working closely with existing team, you will be take part in curriculum development and course management as required. The role also includes delivery of teaching/lectures, module leadership, personal tutoring, assessment and feedback, maintaining quality of delivery as well as organisation of educational field trips/visits, visiting lectures, career spines, student work placements and end of year shows as required.

At University of Plymouth, being an outstanding teacher involves being an outstanding scholar. This role requires continued development of professional practice in the subject ensuring that innovations in learning practice are adopted and that methods of learning and delivery continuously develop, so that the University is at the forefront of teaching practice and innovation.

Please include a PDF portfolio of practice with your application or a link to your website. For more information please visit:

Contact for informal discussion contact David Smart, Associate Head of School – Design on 01752 585232,

This is a permanent, part-time position, working 22.2 hours per week.

Closing Date: Midnight, Wednesday 29 August 2018

The interviews for this position are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 26 September 2018.

University of Plymouth is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is a Stonewall diversity champion.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEMM academia.

University of Plymouth has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

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