Plymouth College of Art

Senior Lecturer BA (Hons) Textile Practices (0.6)

Plymouth, Devon
£22,245 per annum
28 Apr 2017
22 May 2017
Job Level
Senior Lecturer
Contract Type
Part Time

Plymouth College of Art was founded in 1856 and remains an independent specialist, Higher Education Arts Institution (HEI), with a dependable reputation for innovation and purposeful partnership. The College has a very strong regional profile and a growing national and international reputation.

We are a distinctive, creative and supportive learning community of practice, working in contemporary art, design and media, across a strong portfolio of higher education programmes, which include BA, MA and MFA level awards, as well as short and bespoke courses and services for creative business and creative apprenticeships.

The College is a dynamic, innovative, forward thinking and altruistic community of artists, designers and educators on a scale that supports truly student-centered individual development and interdisciplinary dialogue, with a clear focus on post-college professional practice. We welcome a growing number of international students and draw upon the European art school tradition

Plymouth College of Arts ethos and values are bound up with the notion of the ecosystem of an art school, with students able to access specialist conceptual, technical and physical resources for both contemporary and traditional models, techniques and processes, across all subject disciplines. Over the last few years, while many institutions have been closing their craft facilities the College has invested £8 million in the best workshops and resources available, including new Textile, Jewellery, Ceramics, Glass, Print, Woods and Plastics workshops and studios, co-located with our FabLab

Plymouth College of Art seeks outstanding motivated and qualified practitioners who will help us to continue to realise our ambitious developmental agendas at regional, national and international levels.

We are seeking to appoint to the following:

0.6 Senior Lecturer BA (Hons) Textile Practices;

You will take a leading role in delivering, reviewing and shaping the recently validated BA (Hons) Textile Practices programme in collaboration with the programme leader for Printed Textile Design and Surface Pattern, directing and managing a team of highly skilled and motivated staff, and helping to enhance and raise the profile of Textile Practices at Plymouth College of Art, at regional, national and international levels.

You will:

  • Evidence strong and active engagement and a professional profile in national and international subject networks / research / practice.
  • Have a distinguished professional track record in relevant disciplines and materials and an excellent awareness of the contemporary professional fields, their key trends and issues.
  • Be proactive, inspirational and highly motivated with demonstrable experience of innovative teaching and successfully planning and co-ordinating modules and/or programmes of study and teaching teams

For further details about working at Plymouth College of Art (including details about interview expenses, relocation assistance and employment benefits) and to download 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: Friday 26 May 2017 (9am)

It is anticipated that the interviews will take place on Thursday 8 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.

Interested? For more information and to apply for this role please click 'Apply'.