Location: Docklands Campus
Salary: Lecturer starting from £44,577 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Senior Lecturer starting from £51,030 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type: Full Time
Post Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Thursday 30 November 2023
University of East London
We’re the University of East London (UEL) founded in 1898 and proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and crafting a balanced, inclusive, and green future.
We are an open and inclusive university that is passionate about transforming the lives of our students. We strive to attract and retain the best possible staff and offer a working environment at the heart of a dynamic region with excellent transport links. You can look forward to a warm, candid welcome, genuine camaraderie and mobility in an institution led with passion, visibility and purpose. Your impact, resilience and sense of collegiality will directly contribute to the University’s future and those of the students whose lives you will touch and change forever.
About the Job
You will work closely with the Head of Department and Cluster lead to shape and promote a future-facing vision of the Graphic Design course. This will involve externalising course content to potential applicants and developing new means by which to reach them. You should be well connected to local and/or global design communities and be able to draw on those networks to strengthen the course’s connections to industry and help channel graduates to employment. You will also work with final year students to ensure industry readiness.
You will be encouraged to take a leading role in advancing the area’s digital design teaching. Working with all three levels of undergraduate study, the position holder will equip cohorts with a practical knowledge of relevant software, workflow and the application of digital design in current and emerging contexts.
Here are UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our excellent work environment and inclusive culture.
We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: Pension of 31.08 to 35.38% . You’ll contribute 7.4 to 11.7% (depending on your grade) and we contribute 23.68% to maintain the scheme, 35 days holiday (plus 3 days closure over Christmas) plus bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £4,250 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on; Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.
UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.
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