Plymouth College of Art

Contextual (Undergraduate) Various Subject Specialisms (Art, Design, Media)

Plymouth, Devon
up to £32,959 FTE per annum pro rata
28 Apr 2017
22 May 2017
Job Level
Contract Type
Part Time

Due to increased student numbers in several subject areas, Plymouth College of Art is seeking to recruit a range of undergraduate contextual studies lecturers to support and inform the development and delivery of a portfolio of programmes. We have a number of positions available for academics with expertise in Contextualisation. We are seeking enthusiastic, dynamic and experienced creative individuals with a passion for teaching and experience in research and contextual studies.

You will be an exceptionally motivated and well qualified designer/researcher/theorist/historian to help us realise our ambitious developmental agenda at regional, national and international levels.

We wish to appoint a number of part time lecturer positions in the following areas of specialization; Product Design and Innovation, Disruptive Design, Costume Production and Associated Crafts, Animation, Game Arts, Creative Advertising and Brand.

The ideal candidates will have significant expertise in contemporary and historical art, design and media movements.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are key aspects of the role, together with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with students and colleagues. You will also be able to contribute to the development of the programme curriculum and undertake a range of tutorial and pastoral responsibilities as well as supervise undergraduate projects and dissertations.

The roles are to take the vision invested in the recent developments at Plymouth College of Art with energy and innovation, along with an emerging team of outstanding higher education staff, shape the provision into the most dynamic and vital cluster of higher education programmes available; developing, building and enhancing the profile of these programmes.

Plymouth is a vibrant city with a history of discovery and at present breaking boundaries in rediscovering and reinventing itself. We welcome innovative people to join us.

For further details about working at Plymouth College of Art (including details about interview expenses, and employment benefits) and to view the Role Profile please click on the documents section above.

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

Closing Date: Monday 22 May 2017 (9am)

It is anticipated that the interviews will take place on Thursday 1 June 2017

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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