|Salary:||£37,386 to £41,931 per annum pro rata|
|Placed On:||26th May 2023|
|Closes:||25th June 2023|
About the Job
Part time: 0.5 FTE (18.5 hours per week)
Interview date: W/C 10 July 2023
As a part-time (0.5 FTE) Lecturer in Product Design you will work with the programme team on the BA Product Design course to deliver and develop the practical design skills and subject knowledge essential for the professional practice of new product development (NPD).
Teaching responsibilities will include face-to-face and blended delivery as well as seminars, practical workshops, and group critiques across levels 4, 5 and 6. You will also undertake curriculum development and scholarly activity within the field of Product Design and additionally contribute to the programme's ongoing curricula, research, and enterprise activities.
The successful candidate will devise and explore subject specific content and its wider connections to established and new advancements in the field, bringing commercial and industrial knowledge to bear for the benefit of students across all levels.
We want you to be able to carry out your work in a way that best supports UON and our students, but also you as an individual. We understand this may vary between different areas of the university as well as from one person to another. With Smarter Working you can work with increased flexibility, if you would like to, which can facilitate greater freedom and autonomy.
We are seeking an individual with good communication and organisational skills to contribute to design project and CAD based modules across the Product Design programme. The successful candidate will be a team player and able to work collaboratively and independently to develop the programme area’s delivery of product design and project work.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of product design processes and practices together with historical appreciation, contextual understanding, conceptual thinking, product innovation and future forecasting. This will be underpinned by a thorough understanding of research and design methodologies to develop innovative teaching and learning strategies.
Extensive knowledge of professional 3D CAD applications and Adobe Creative Cloud skills is essential.
Right to Work
All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.
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