Subject Leader, Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern Design

Leeds, United Kingdom
£43,267 - £47,263 pro rata (£34,613.60 - £37,810.40 per annum)
Apr 11, 2019
End of advertisement period
Apr 28, 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Salary: £43,267 - £47,263 pro rata (£34,613.60 - £37,810.40 per annum)
Hours: 0.8 FTE
Contract: Fixed Term – Up to 12 months Maternity Cover

Leeds Arts University is the only specialist arts university in the North of England. We have contributed significantly to the development of arts education for over 170 years, and have developed a national and international reputation based on the achievements of our students and staff.

With multiple national and international student accolades, the highly successful and ambitious BA (Hons) Printed Textiles & Surface Pattern Design degree provides a specialist and challenging programme of study that recognises the diverse range of creative practices and industries. With an excellent reputation, the course is highly sought after.

Working with the Course Leader you will take a lead to develop and implement the successful delivery of the course curriculum, including Module Leadership for a number of Modules. In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring enhancement and informed relevancy of the course to applied industry and commercial needs set against the growing international dimensions of design. You will have the skills or connections to develop appropriate networks for curriculum development, including placements and exhibitions to offer an excellent student experience focused on employability. Working individually and as a leading member of a team you will be expected to deliver teaching within a variety of settings including workshops, individual tutorials, seminars and lectures with a large audience.

The successful candidate will need to be educated to a minimum of Masters level in a relevant subject, demonstrate experience of teaching at undergraduate level; leadership skills, and have extensive knowledge and expertise of emergent technologies, concepts and future trends for Textile Design as a discipline. An ability to contribute to the Critical Studies element of the teaching and learning is desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to engage with the University research agenda.

Full details of the essential and desirable criteria for this role can be found in the job description.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted for this position.

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Closing date: Sunday 28th April 2019 at 11.59pm

Interview date: Tuesday 7th May 2019

Leeds Arts University is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and expect our staff to share this commitment.

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