|Location:||Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Salary:||£37,473 to £53,353 (Grade 6 or 7)|
|Placed On:||15th September 2022|
|Closes:||3rd October 2022|
Northumbria School of Design has a global reputation for design-led research with an emphasis on practice, understanding and redefining problems, and making positive real-world change. Our staff, students and collaborators engage in developing new and innovative practices within design, and in innovation and research through design. Our staff have pioneered original approaches for evolving design research practices, emerging technologies, craft, co-creation, participatory design, and responsible design practice. In REF2021 Northumbria ranked 4th for Research Power in UoA 32 (Art and Design), with 76% of outputs and 94% of impact case studies classed as “internationally excellent” and above, with our research environment recognised as 100% world-leading (4*) and internationally excellent (3*). The School is an inclusive and vibrant contributor believing that Design is essential and transformative in Society and we aim to make a real difference through our research and education in a thriving community of academic, technical support staff and students.
You will be joining an intellectually rich, diverse, and inclusive School where gender and race equality underpin our ethos and approach to teaching, research, and leadership. We value and celebrate diversity of ideas, people, and practices and are committed to maintain a supportive working environment for all. We actively harness the power and potential of our civic duties and understand that varied perspectives will mean we are better placed to respond to complex challenges and big questions facing our disciplines, communities, and stakeholders. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from underrepresented communities in academia and from Black and Global Majority colleagues.
We are seeking to appoint outstanding individuals to join our dynamic community and particularly interested in applicants with research and practice that will contribute to the leadership of the undergraduate programme and extend our research and practice capabilities in Graphic Design. In order to expand and explore new notions of traditional subjects located within, shape and lead the future and contemporary graphic design practice at Northumbria.
Candidates will have an advanced understanding of Graphic Design with the requisite academic knowledge and practice required to evidence that expertise. An ethical and social commitment to the development of Graphic Design in society and the collaborative skills and awareness around the contemporary debates in the discipline. You will be instrumental in developing new research projects, collaborations with external partners and your own high quality research outputs and be committed to contributing to the School of Design’s research agenda, global network and reputation.
You will be an inspirational teacher and educator who can inspire and bring creativity and industry practice and knowledge to the teaching environment and work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
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