Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Design and Animation Practice
School of Design
Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £34,304 to £50,296 plus £3762 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Thursday 30 June 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed
With a brand-new University of Greenwich #Strategy 2021-2030 focusing on Student Success; Inclusivity and Culture; Global Research & Knowledge Exchange Impact, and Connected and Sustainable Campuses, we are excited that the School of Design is expanding to the future. To put EDI, entrepreneurship and innovation at the centre of our practices and bring together Science, Architecture, Design, and Media subjects in response to the increasing demand for creative thinkers in the ever-growing creative industries and rapidly expanding circular economy. #ThisIsOurTime
The School of Design is part of the highly successful and vibrant faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Frequently commended for our partnership working across the design and creative industries sector, the School delivers high-quality research with external research funding reaching £4M and a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes leading to various creative industries disciplines, including #Architecture, #Animation, #Media, #GraphicDesign, #LandscapeArchitecture #Visualcommunication, #Urbanism, #InclusiveDesign #DesignDiplomacy and more.
We are seeking an enthusiastic practitioner to join us as a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Design and Animation Practice in the Design Anthropology Academic Portfolio of Programmes in the School of Design.
This is a unique opportunity to join a London-based design school with a vision to impact the world by focusing on sustainable development goals and addressing design diversity and design inclusion issues.
The successful candidate will be an inspirational practitioner who has energy and passion for the student experience and work well across multidisciplinary teams. They will also be excited to seek out interdisciplinary opportunities both within the UoG and externally and to agent, cultivate and engage with established and new networks. To complement the current team’s academic portfolio/s, we are particularly interested in applicants with specialist experience in Graphic Design and visual language and/or animation, motion graphics (theory and practice), and other related fields with competencies in both analogue and digital and with experience in International blended learning pedagogic practise research methods.
Most of the vacancy’s duties will involve teaching in various settings, including online and face-to-face studio, assessment, and pastoral and academic support to students, including supervising undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations. The post holder will take on the responsibility of Module Leader, undertaking the associated administration and quality assurance related to the delivery of specified modules. The successful candidate will engage in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF); Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) professional practice across the subject area and contribute to the school's research profile.
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