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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Photography and Video

De Montfort University - Faculty of Art, Design & Humanities

Location: Leicester
Salary: £34,804 to £49,553 Grade F
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 3rd September 2020
Closes: 4th October 2020
Job Ref: A-61214845-02

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

The Leicester School of Art sits within the School of Art, Design and Architecture and the Faculty of Arts, Design and Humanities at De Montfort University. Consisting of three distinct but inter-related areas - Photography and Video, Fine Art and Foundation in Art and Design, the Leicester School of Art is well equipped to foster dynamic cross-disciplinary dialogue and practice.


The Photography and Video Subject Area is currently undergoing an exciting period of change and growth. It is developing its existing collaborations within the School of Art, as well as with its formal collaborations with the Fashion, Dance and Media subject areas. The core BA Hons. Photography and Video course is about to be re-written along with the MA Photography as we continue to support and nurture the next generation of critical and skilful arts practitioners. You will be expected to contribute to the future and ongoing development of the subject area and its constituent programmes, and you will have access to a range of training opportunities relevant to your on-going professional development.

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a dedicated, experienced and ambitious Lecturer / Senior Lecturer to help us to devise and deliver the new programme. You will have skills to teach across a range of modules, but you will have particular specialism in photography. You will be a key member of staff within the subject area, and be able to provide excellent teaching to our students, whilst also contributing to leadership, research and enterprise activity. To arrange an informal chat about the role please email Jo Booth, Associate Professor for Photography and Video at

De Montfort University is committed to providing a working and learning environment that enriches lives, supports individuals to reach their full potential, and where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. As an educator and shaper of society, the university aims to role model positive behaviours both within the university and to reflect the diversity of the wider community. As such we welcome applications from all potential candidates.

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