|Salary:||£35,326 to £38,587 per annum|
|Placed On:||13th May 2022|
|Closes:||19th June 2022|
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
Design Craft at De Montfort University sits within the Design Department, in the School of Art, Design and Architecture, in the Faculty of Arts, Design and Humanities. Consisting of three distinct but inter-related areas – Product Design, Interior Design and Design Craft, we are well equipped to foster dynamic cross-disciplinary dialogue and practice.
Design Craft currently consists of one undergraduate award but aspires for both PG and PhD provision. It is an area with a longstanding history and reputation, supported with extensive and dedicated facilities within our city centre campus. The Design Craft programme develops students into creative professionals and encourages them to specialise and establish their own personal creative voice, capable of producing inspiring work. The programme explores both traditional hand skills and emerging technologies while working with a wide range of materials such as Glass, Metal and Ceramics. Students produce a wide range of objects, including individual artefacts, small batches, limited editions, public installations and designs for industry. Professional practice is vital to the programme and embedded throughout to foster entrepreneurial and business skills, preparing students for their future career.
The role is on a permanent basis, full time (37 hours per week). The position is due to start on the 1st September 2022. A job share will also be considered for the right candidates. If you are applying on a job share basis please state this within your application alongside the number of days you can work.
We are looking for an experienced and ambitious lecturer within the subject area of Design Craft with specific expertise in Ceramics. You will have experience of teaching in Higher Education, leadership and/or management of course design and delivery, and be expected to contribute to the future and ongoing development of the subject area. You will have access to a range of training opportunities and facilities relevant to your on-going professional development/practice and the ability to develop and maintain your own scholarly and/or professional profile.
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