Professor / Associate Professor in Design History

Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne (GB)
Oct 01, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 03, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor / Associate Professor 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 an outstanding Professor / Associate Professor who will play an active role in the vibrant and interdisciplinary research culture of the Faculty. 

As a senior Academic colleague, you will assist the Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor to maintain, enhance and improve the University’s national and international reputation in your academic field. You must demonstrate continuing academic attainment and achievement and provide academic leadership (of your subject and associated colleagues), through active contribution to your discipline and to the life and work of the Faculty and the wider University. This will include contributing to significant change within practice, the discipline, profession and/or community at regional, national and international level. 

To be successful in this role you will have externally recognised research outputs of a quality that are internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour, and demonstrable success in securing research funding. You should also demonstrate academic leadership experience and strong standing with external bodies and networks in your field. 

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