Subject Leader in Fine Art

Leeds, United Kingdom
£43,267 - £47,263 per annum
25 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
12 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £43,267 - £47,263 per annum                          
1.0 FTE
Contract: Permanent

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. 

You should be an artist who is an active maker and researcher. You should be able to demonstrate, in your own work, proven engagement with painting, in terms of its traditions and specific skill base, and as a practice in the post-medium situation, where it is open to an exciting multitude of interpretations that do not just include paint. You should have a knowledge of fine art histories and the relative theoretical debates within painting practices and be able to demonstrate a working knowledge and experience of working in the materials, methods and processes associated with the production of painting, both historically and now.

You will support the Course Leader in the planning, designing, delivery and organisation the BA (Hons) Fine Art degree programme and act as the Level 6 Year Leader. You will act as Studio P Leader and take a leading role in organising and delivering the studio teaching content across the 3 years of the BA (Hons) Fine Art programme. You will act as a Module Leader responsible for the quality and enhancement of the learning experiences within specific modules across the Fine Art programme. As Studio Leader you should expect to work within the programme team to support the general student experience. In addition you must be able to demonstrate independence and competence in leading and managing the Studio as a discrete course of 3 levels within the overall programme.

The successful candidate must have substantial teaching experience at HE and proven academic organisation and management. They will be able to demonstrate the ability to contribute to the historical, theoretical and research oriented elements of the teaching and learning; as well as experience of exhibiting professionally which is essential to contribute to the external student projects. Participation with or in fine art research and professional networks would be an advantage.

Full details of the essential and desirable criteria for this role can be found in the job description.

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Closing date:  Friday 12th July 2019 at 12 noon

Interview date: Tuesday 13th August 2019

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.