Lecturer in Contemporary Art

City of Bristol (GB)
28 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
02 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Contemporary Art

Job number  ACAD102548

School of Humanities

Open ended contract staff

Full time

Salary  £36001 - £40523 per annum

Closing date for applications  02-May-2017

The University of Bristol invites applications to a permanent lectureship (Lecturer B) in contemporary art and visual culture. Bristol has a national reputation as a centre of contemporary art with institutions such as Situations, Arnofini, Spike Island, etc. together with a vibrant street art and pop-up exhibition culture. Engagement in contemporary visual culture will complement the work of colleagues working in art history in the modern period and across the Faculty in Digital Humanities, Black Humanities and Performance Practices. However, candidates who can demonstrate excellence in research and teaching specialising in the contemporary period in all geographical areas are invited to apply.

The successful applicant will be expected to contribute fully to high-quality teaching and administration within the Department of History of Art and to pursue research in her/his area of specialism to the highest standards in order to enhance the international research profile of the Department, the School of Humanities, and the Faculty of Arts. The appointment start date is 1st September 2017.

For further information about the department, see

Grade: Lecturer B, Pathway 1, Grade J
Salary: Starting salary £36,001- £40,523 per annum

Contact for informal enquiries:
Professor Simon Shaw-Miller
Ms R Jacks Tel. +44 (0)117 331 7982

Timescale of appointment:

Long-listed candidates will be notified on or about 12th May 2017. They will be required to submit a sample of their work (in English, not more than 10,000 words) by 17th May 2017.

Short-listed candidates will be notified on or about 26th May 2017 and invited to interview. They will be required to submit brief outlines for 2 units they might teach, to be sent to the Executive Support Team at: See department website for unit types: See department website for unit types: http://

Interview date: 15th June 2017.
Anticipated start date: 1st September 2017