UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH

Lecturer in Arts for Design

Location
Greenwich, United Kingdom
Salary
£34,304 to £39,739 plus £3762 London weighting
Posted
06 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
19 Jul 2022
Ref
3278
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

School of Design

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £34,304 to £39,739 plus £3762 London weighting
Part Time Hours: 0.6 FTE
Closing Date: Tuesday 19 July 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 3278

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 seek a Lecturer in Arts for Design to join 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 creative practitioner with an in-depth understanding of how arts can collaborate with design; with energy and passion for the student experience and works well within multidisciplinary teams. They will also be excited to seek out interdisciplinary opportunities, both within the University of Greenwich and externally, to cultivate and engage with new and established networks.

To complement the existing team’s academic portfolio, we are particularly interested in applicants with specialist experience in experimental studio practices, and design theories across various mediums. Candidates should have deep knowledge and experience of working with words in print, screen and environment, including the texts we read in newspapers, books and other publications; type within the apps, sites and experiences on our phones and devices; the websites we all browse daily; the goods we purchase; the games we play; and the spaces we interact with and experience.

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 must hold a Undergraduate and Post-graduate degrees in design-related disciplines or extensive professional experience

Should you have any queries, please contact the Head of the School, Prof Anastasios Maragiannis, a.maragiannis@gre.ac.uk. or HR on hrsr-fach@greenwich.ac.uk 

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments.

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