Lecturer BA, Hons, Illustration

Leeds, United Kingdom
£33,199 - £37,345 pro rata (£13,280 - £14,938 per annum)
14 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Salary: £33,199 - £37,345 pro rata (£13,280 - £14,938 per annum)
Hours: Part Time (0.4 FTE)
Contract: Fixed Term (to July 2019)

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. 

The specialist BA (Hons) Illustration course is demanding and focuses on the role of applied illustration in the contemporary creative industries and broader visual culture. The course is a highly competitive choice for students who want to commit to a studio based course.

Our students engage in a range of approaches to image making. You will have a strong understanding of how to support specialist illustration practices within a broader creative context. You will also need the skills or connections to build links with appropriate external organisations, events and opportunities for publishing and exhibiting student work.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a practicing illustrator and/or academic to join this dynamic course. The main focus of the role will be to deliver, support and assess modules that challenge students to define and refine their specialist illustration practice. You will be expected to support the practical, conceptual and contextual aspects of the course. Working individually and as a member of a team you will be expected to deliver teaching within a variety of settings including lectures, seminars, studio workshops, peer reviews and individual tutorials.

We are looking to appoint a passionate individual who can add creative, professional and academic experience to an established and dynamic course team. The successful candidate will hold a degree in a relevant subject; have knowledge and expertise as a contemporary practitioner in Illustration. An awareness and/or experience of Illustration in an international context and an MA or studying towards one would be 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. If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please click the 'apply' button where you will be redirected to our website.

Closing date: 28th September 2018 at 23.59pm

Interview date: Monday 22nd October 2018

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.