Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Design History

Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne (GB)
£35,844 - £51,034
Oct 01, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 03, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Design History
Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences offers a range of undergraduate courses in Art and Design History, Contextual Issues and Theory to practitioners of art and design, and these offerings are a core part of their curriculum. Our Design History staff form part of our Visual and Material Culture Group located in the Department of Arts. 

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer or Lecturer who will play an active role in the vibrant and interdisciplinary research culture of the Faculty. You will contribute to delivering the Faculty’s strategic priorities, which include the integration of excellent teaching, high quality research, emerging business and regional engagement development activities within an academic context. The role holder will be responsible for the development, organisation and delivery of curriculum content, within undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of the department. The role holder will also contribute to research activities, delivering appropriate research ‘outputs’, income generation and ‘impact’ as agreed by the department Research leadership team. 

You should have a PhD in Design History or a related discipline and have a record of appropriate teaching experience in higher education. You should also be able to demonstrate an active and robust research record supported by publications. Applicants with experience in contemporary design history are welcomed. 

For an informal discussion about the post contact: Professor Dean Hughes, Head of Department, 

To apply for this vacancy please click ‘Apply Now’, and submit a covering letter, CV including research / education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 5) up to a maximum of 5, since 1 January 2014.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter / practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Please note this vacancy will close on 03/11/2019