Senior Lecturer: BA (Hons) Graphic Communication
NORWICH UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS
SENIOR LECTURER: BA (Hons) GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION
£40,792 to £48,677 per annum
Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is a successful and expanding specialist university, offering high-quality education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Our dynamic, contemporary and creative provision in arts, design, architecture and media is delivered from a unique campus in the heart of the City of Norwich. Teaching at NUA has long been recognised as being of the very highest standard, and this was recently confirmed with the University achieving a Gold Award against the metrics of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017. Graduate employability curriculum relevance and creative practice are key factors in our acknowledged success and national profile.
The University is known for its distinctive research and innovation and is a leading contributor to the cultural and economic life of the city and country, and a distinctive, high-quality specialist university educating the future workforce for the creative industries.
We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer: BA (Hons) Graphic Communication to join the wider academic team working across a suite of successful and high-profile graphics courses at Norwich University of the Arts. The role will involve acting as Subject Lead for Graphic Communication, coordinating, developing and delivering the Year 2 and Year 3 programme of the course and contributing to teaching across the Graphics courses as required. You will work within a team of seven full-time academic staff who support the three awards under a single Course Leader.
The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of contemporary graphic design practices and their multiple applications in industry. Skills and experience in applying graphic design across a wide range of print and screen/digital environments, including design for web, app design and user experience is essential. You will be fluent in the current demands of industry and confident in helping to prepare students for a highly competitive employment market. Experience and understanding of interdisciplinary working, design-thinking, creative coding and human-centred/issue-based problem-solving is desirable.
You will have a credible and up-to-date background in graphic design, through both professional and relevant academic experience. You will be able to demonstrate subject-based leadership and vision, as well as high levels of organisational skills and the ability to work with colleagues across the university to ensure a high-quality student experience.
The post holder will be proactive and innovative in their approach to the role with strong team working skills and an ability to contribute to the management of the course in collaboration with the Course Leader and team.
Closing date: Monday 1st October 2018
Interviews will be held on: Friday 19th October 2018
Application packs and further details for the above post are available at https://www.nua.ac.uk/about-nua/work-at-nua/
As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from the BAME community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. All appointments will be made on merit.