|Salary:||£49,534 to £59,644 per annum, pro-rata|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||29th March 2023|
|Closes:||19th April 2023|
As Year Leader for BA Product & Furniture Design, you’ll take academic leadership and management responsibility of the year, and co-develop and deliver the curriculum working with the Course Leader and wider team. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team developing the course’s strategic vision and future design through re-approval process in 2023/24.
You will preside over the day-to-day management of the academic year including learning, teaching and assessment of students, resource allocation whilst observing and implementing the policies and procedures of the University and College. You will also play a key role in student recruitment.
This role can be undertaken as a full time post or as two part-time (0.6) posts (job share). For a job share, we expect two separate applications to include: your individual details and experiences; naming the other job share person in your application (agreed between you); and detailing how the job share would work strategically and practically.
You will have a postgraduate qualification appropriate to Product and Furniture Design, including relevant experience gained through industry/practice or education. Experience of course administration, pedagogic innovation, assessment processes and procedures are essential. You’ll have a broad approach to Product and Furniture design education and experience of working in interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary practices.
We are interested in candidates with Furniture and/or Product Design expertise and a specialism in one or more of the following: inclusive and social design, sustainability, digital / craft practices for materials and manufacturing processes, emerging technologies, biomaterials, design for health and wellbeing or public engagement. Your role will support industry collaborations and live project development.
To inspire students and staff, you must be a leading practitioner educator and familiar with the latest industry developments. You’ll maintain strong links with design practitioners from a wide range of professions, subjects and disciplines and build collaborative links with a range of institutions and employers. You’ll have confidence in managing large groups and communicating in a range of learning environments, including teaching in large and small studio and seminar spaces, lecture theatres and online platforms.
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University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. Chelsea College of Arts is a prestigious establishment with a track record of teaching and nurturing impressive talent. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.
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Closing date: 19 April 2023.
Interviews are scheduled for 04/05/2023.
Should you have any questions about the post, please contact Caryn Simonson, Programme Director - Design and Material Practices at email@example.com
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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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