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Lecturer (Foundation Diploma Art & Design)

Manchester Metropolitan University - Department of Art and Performance

Location: Manchester
Salary: £35,845 to £41,526 Grade 8
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 4th May 2021
Closes: 24th May 2021
Job Ref: eArcu-3572

The UAL Foundation in Art & Design Diploma in Manchester School of Art sits within the Department of Art and Performance. The programme has a high reputation across the sector with outstanding results at Ofsted inspections. The programme builds on the reputation of the previous BTEC provision which has been described as one of the strongest and most distinctive foundation programmes in the country. Its remit is to enable students to develop the necessary skills and portfolio to apply to a range of art and design degree courses. Students undertake a broad range of creative projects that allow them to experience a range of ideas, materials, processes and technologies. The Department has high level national league table positions and along with Design features in the QS World Ranking tables.

About the role:

We are looking for a new 1 FTE lecturer to join this thriving 1 year UAL Foundation Diploma Art & Design. As a practicing artist or designer you will have knowledge and understanding of current practices of Fashion/Textiles within the field of Art & Design and will be able to teach the range of investigative processes across the fields. With experience of teaching in the area of Foundation Studies, you will take responsibility for contributing to the development of the Fashion/Textiles pathway. The programme has a high reputation across the sector with outstanding results at Ofsted inspections.  You will be joining a dynamic, externally facing Department of Art & Performance that places high importance in collegiate and cross-cutting work.

If you would like to apply, please take the time to consider the essential criteria in the job description and provide us with a CV that demonstrates your suitability for the role. You will also be asked to answer three questions linked to the job description. Please take the time to answer each question fully. Your responses should demonstrate how you meet each criteria using examples from your professional experience and/or study.(optional)

For informal enquiries please contact  Prof. Tim Brennan at

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring. We particularly encourage applications from Black and Minority Ethnic candidates, who we recognise are underrepresented in this area.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.

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