Plymouth College of Art

Senior Lecturer and Subject Lead BA (Hons) Painting Drawing & Printmaking

Plymouth, Devon
£38,460 - £47,263 PA (dependent on qualifications and experience)
18 Jul 2019
07 Aug 2019
Job Level
Senior Lecturer
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

(Fixed term 1 year in the first instance)

Progression to £51,630 (subject to CONTRACT EXTENSION AND annual performance appraisal).

Plymouth College of Art is one of a small number of independent art schools remaining in the UK’s Higher Education sector, and is nationally and internationally recognised for its ethical commitment to creative learning [through pedagogical innovation] and social justice [through community impact and social mobility]. PCA continues to foster international partnerships, developing a vibrant culture of scholarship and research, and has recently been awarded Taught Degree Awarding Powers. In 2018, The College established 3 Academic Schools: Arts + Media; Design + Communication; Critical + Cultural Studies.

Forward thinking, PCA is a creative community working across the fields of contemporary arts, design and media, offering pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate study with a focus on inquiry-led practice and integrated learning. The College puts the student at the centre of their learning as curious and creative practitioners, and is committed to interdisciplinary dialogue and open resources, providing an exciting context for collaboration, network building, and professional opportunities.

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious Senior Lecturer for the BA (Hons) Painting Drawing & Printmaking award. Your substantive post will be Senior Lecturer.  In addition, you will assume a remit as Subject Leader for the forthcoming academic year, working under the supervision of the Head of School Arts + Media to ensure effective operational management of the programme. You will demonstrate a broad range of knowledge and expertise across the subject, a commitment to expanded practices (including new and emergent technologies), a range of professional contexts, and champion the integration of theory and practice in learning and teaching.

The post holder will provide strong and effective academic and managerial leadership for the BA (Hons) Painting Drawing & Printmaking programme, and will be a key player in the development and growth of the subject area during a time of curricular change and innovation. The role will ensure the highest standards of learning and teaching, research and scholarship, knowledge transfer, and student experience in line with the ambitions of the School of Arts + Media, and in support of PCA’s strategic plan. The post holder will be active in their field contributing to Plymouth College of Art’s emerging research culture.

Plymouth College of Art does not accept CVs in place of application forms.

Closing Date: Wednesday 7 August 2019 (9am)

It is anticipated that the interviews will take place week commencing 19 August 2019

Plymouth College of Art has a strong commitment to the safeguarding & welfare of young people & vulnerable adults. A satisfactory DBS disclosure at Enhanced Level will be required from successful candidates as a condition of appointment.

We celebrate equality, diversity and difference, and welcome candidates from all com

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