Lecturer in Make-Up, Special Effects and Hair Design

Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
29 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
09 Jan 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Lecturer in Make-Up, Special Effects and Hair Design

Department: School of Sport and Creative Services

Contract: Full-time, permanent

Fractional appointments will be considered

Salary Range: £32,004 - £36,001 p.a. with an opportunity to progress to £39,324

Salary Grade: AC2

Job Overview:

Due to continuing growth in our specialist hair and media make-up numbers UCB are seeking to appoint talented individuals with strong industrial experience and a considered commitment to teaching and learning to support the delivery of our programme within the School of Sport and Creative Services.

The successful candidates will have the ability to offer teaching in a number of subjects including make-up for media industries, special effects and prosthetics, anatomy and physiology, wig-making and fitting, silicone prosthetics and more. For full details of our course provision, visit our website at:

In addition to the above, you will be a confident communicator with the ability to inspire and motivate a range of students. Successful candidates are expected to work towards a recognised teaching qualification. 

This vacancy is full-time involving some evening and occasional weekend work. However, we would also be willing to consider fractional (part-time) appointments for the right candidate(s). Please indicate clearly within your application if you wish to be considered for part-time work only.

As an organisation, UCB is committed to continuous professional development and as such, is supportive of individuals wishing to retain a link to industry through freelance work, subject to the approval of the Vice-Chancellor & Principal.

Closing Date: Monday 9 January 2017 at noon

First Interview Date: TBC

Final Interview Date: TBC

How to apply:
 • Apply online or download an application pack at

Standard Information: UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

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