|Location:||Elephant and Castle, London|
|Salary:||£40,454 to £48,534 pro rata (£24,272 - £29,120)|
|Placed On:||18th January 2023|
|Closes:||8th February 2023|
The Design School is looking to recruit a Lecturer for the MA Design for Art Direction course.
The course explores the art direction practice through a visual communication lens with a particular focus on the trans-disciplinarity of design. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a highly creative approach to implementing a broad range of art direction skills and know-how. The position invites applicants who are keen to facilitate students’ learning in developing innovative approaches to art direction and challenge the boundaries of the role of art directors in creative industries.
As a lecturer you will be responsible to the Course Leader for the delivery of the art direction units on the course, focusing on the relationship between theory and practice in art direction. You will manage and participate in the delivery of student-centred and inclusive teaching and contribute to course development, assessment, quality management and student recruitment.
Why choose us?
For the fourth year running, University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2022.
Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better and more sustainable world and championing race equality.
We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance.
We are looking for an individual with a qualification at the undergraduate or postgraduate level relevant to art direction. You will have knowledge of delivering creative projects in a professional environment and experience in a range of specialist skills in media production, moving image, and interdisciplinary practices within the context of art direction. You will also have comprehensive knowledge of learning, and teaching international students.
As an academic, previous teaching experience at the postgraduate level is essential in addition to the experience of research and/or professional practice in art direction or equivalent design practice. You will also be able to cite examples of the art direction industry’s future trajectory and engagement with culturally diverse contexts. You should also demonstrate an insight into art direction practices as they intersect with social justice, the climate emergency and other global social, cultural, environmental, political and economic forces that are transforming the design discipline.
The successful candidate should possess effective interpersonal skills and be a student-centred teacher focused on promoting diversity and inclusivity while demonstrating strong communication and organisational skills. We are looking for applicants who can work collaboratively with colleagues to develop the subject area and share expertise.
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Closing date: 8 February 2023 23:55.
UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.
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