Principal Lecturer in Graphic Design

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
30 Nov 2016
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30 Dec 2016
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Job title: Principal Lecturer in Graphic Design 1FTE

Post Ref No: D0888

College of Art, Architecture, Design and Humanities

School of Art and Design

Salary: £48,327 - £55,998 per annum

Grade: J

Campus: City

The School of Art and Design offers an impressive portfolio of courses covering the full spectrum of Art and Design specialisms’. Renowned for the quality of our teaching and research, we can offer a vibrant atmosphere that encourages creativity, as well as academic excellence.

We are seeking a Course Leader / Principal Lecturer to lead the BA (hons) Graphic Design Course. Within this role you will be responsible for the academic management and curricula development and will be required to teach and supervise on both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Graphic Design courses. You will also be required to contribute to the continual development of the Department of Visual Communication and serve on Schoolwide committees as assigned by the Head of Department.

Responsibilities will include managing and developing the academic team, day to day management and overseeing teaching, learning and assessment; and ensuring that student satisfaction remains high.  

You will contribute to and the research and practice of Graphic Design and demonstrate a proven record of research outcomes and scholarly activity.
As a strong communicator committed to leading a team to deliver high quality Graphic Design education, you will have an in depth understanding of Graphic design principles and practice.

Experience in one or more of the following would be an advantage:

• Design Process
• Illustration and Image making
• Typography/information design
• Design for publication (delivery across all platforms)
• Branding (delivery across all platforms)
• Digital Photography and Digital Video
• Knowledge and understanding of broad range of Graphic Design disciplines
• Knowledge and understanding of theory and contextual studies

Candidates must be educated to a minimum of Degree level in Graphic Design with a willingness to complete your HEA level 2 in professional Recognition (if not already held) within 3 years of appointment.

Closing date – 04 January 2017

Interview date – 19 January 2017

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Professor Lei Cox, Head of Visual Communication , on +44 (0115) 848 8263 or via email

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, candidates who require sponsorship cannot be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EEA applicant is available due to the UK Visas & Immigration requirements. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website.