LASALLE COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

Lecturer (Product Design)

6 days left

Location
Singapore (SG)
Posted
28 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

LASALLE College of the Arts is at the leading edge of contemporary arts education in Asia and works in close partnership with GOLDSMITHS, University of London, which validates its degree programmes and collaborates on teaching exchanges and research initiatives. It has set an agenda for excellence to bring the College to the forefront of international arts pedagogy, practice and research.  

LECTURER (Product Design)

The School of Spatial & Product Design, resides within the Faculty of Design seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer to teach into the BA(Hons) Product Design programme. 

Reporting to the Head, School of Spatial & Product Design and the Programme Leader, your key responsibilities include academic preparation, teaching and delivery of specialised knowledge/skills and cognitive-based content to ensure the students’ learning objectives are met. You will work collaboratively with the teams within/across programmes and Faculty in enhancing the strategic and organisational plans as well as ensure that the programme achieves its strategic ambitions and objectives.

Other responsibilities include coordination of academic learning activities, academic administration and organisation, feedback on assignments, conducting assessments and marking, student mentoring and recruitment. You will also contribute to the academic development of the programme and work as a team and be involved in specific programme activities/projects, students’ placements, research collaboration and other cross faculty initiatives.  In particular, you will support the Programme Leader to deliver teaching and achieving student learning outcomes. You will promote the use of a range of methods and techniques in teaching, learning and assessment, as well as engage in the evaluation and development of modules for which you have responsibility, in terms of content, delivery and assessment especially in the area of consumer appliances. You will also implement research/professional practices to extend knowledge of an appropriate subject area for the benefit of the programme and the students. 

The ideal candidate for this position should be dynamic, multi-skilled and forward-thinking, and be primarily engaged in the teaching across the three levels of the degree programme. We particularly encourage applications from individuals with a developing or established professional and/or research profile. 

Requirements:

  • Postgraduate qualification, preferably at PhD level, or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
  • At least 5 years or more of postgraduate teaching experience at tertiary level in product design, and at least 4 years of full-time industry experience and professional practice relevant to product design.
  • Good working knowledge of arts education at tertiary level including curriculum development, design, teaching, learning methodologies, and assessment of learning outcomes.
  • A passion for teaching with the ability to nurture and encourage excellence in student learning.
  • Excellent communication, organisational and teamworking skills as well as academic administration skills.
  • A positive attitude to research, preferably with a personal research profile.

Please submit your letter of interest, curriculum vitae and any relevant supporting materials, indicating current and expected salary, and indicating clearly the position you are applying, by e-mail to: hr_1@lasalle.edu.sg or in writing (stating clearly the position applied on the envelope) to: 

Director - Division of Human Resources
LASALLE College of the Arts
1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940

Closing date is 30 November 2020 OR until position is filled.

Information on the Institution can be found at www.lasalle.edu.sg

For information about the School of Spatial & Product Design please visit:

https://www.lasalle.edu.sg/schools/school-spatial-and-product-design

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

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