Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Fine Art

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£35,844 - £51,034
Oct 02, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 03, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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

Located in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne; a vibrant city with a flourishing visual and performing arts scene and home to numerous creative and cultural venues; the Department of Arts is a leading centre for supporting and energising creative practice and academic study informed by cultural partnerships, inter-disciplinary collaborations and through national and international networks. 

The aim of the Department is to make a difference to the artistic and cultural landscape through excellence in learning and teaching, student support, dedicated research and scholarly activity, reflective professional practice, knowledge exchange and enterprise. 

With excellent interpersonal skills, the successful candidate will have specialist expertise and teaching experience in an area of Fine Art practice. As part of a team you will deliver research-informed learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will be able to demonstrate expertise and knowledge of current issues in fine art theory and practice, and be able to teach flexibly and effectively using an appropriate variety of approaches to maximize student learning within a studio environment.

You will make a significant contribution to the development of high quality research and knowledge exchange within the Department and Faculty, initiate new research projects and generate external income. 

You will possess or have been awarded your doctorate by the start of the post. You should have a track-record of practice led work and/or publications appropriate to your experience and feasible plans for future high-quality research outputs for submission to REF2021. Applications from candidates with expertise in painting are particularly welcome. 

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