Plymouth College of Art

0.6 Senior Lecturer - BA (Hons) Interior Design & Styling

3 days left

Plymouth, Devon
Starting Salary: £23,491 (£39,152 FTE) per annum, rising to £28,868 (£48,114 FTE) per annum
01 Apr 2021
26 Apr 2021
Job Level
Senior Lecturer
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time


Fixed Term/Maternity Cover until 31 July 2022

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. In 2018, the College was awarded Taught Degree Awarding Powers by the Privy Council, and has recently 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) Interior Design and Styling award. This substantive post of Senior Lecturer will also assume a remit as Subject Leader for the BA award, working under the supervision of the Head of School Design + Communication to ensure effective operational management of the programme. The post holder 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 have primary expertise and professional credentials in Interior Design or Interior Architecture. The use of AutoCad and other industry standard drawing and 3D modelling software.

The ideal candidate will have a background in teaching Interior Design, assessing work and planning modules.

The post holder will be expected to provide strong and effective aesthetic, academic and managerial leadership for the BA(Hons) Interior Design and Styling programme, and become 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 Design + Communication, 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: Monday 26 April 2021 (9am)

It is anticipated that the interviews will take place w/c 3 May 2021

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 communities.

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