Senior Lecturer Commercial Photography (Critical Theory)

Bournemouth, Dorset
£36,001 p.a.
21 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
05 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer Commercial Photography (Critical Theory)
BA (Hons) Commercial Photography / Faculty of Media & Performance
£36,001 p.a.
Full Time, 37 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Ref: AD0528
Arts University Bournemouth is the leading professional arts university dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Offering courses in art, design, architecture, media and performance, we are passionate about our specialist subjects and dedicated both to education and the creative industries which we serve.

Applications are invited for the above post to contribute to our BA (Hons) Commercial Photography course. The course provides a student centred learning environment where bold and innovative approaches to the broad study of creatively focused commercial photography aim to challenge existing boundaries of contemporary photographic practice.

The post holder will be enthusiastic and well informed about the broad area of specialist and contemporary practices within photography, with emphasis on the critical aspects of the medium and awareness of contemporary commercial contexts and debates. 

You will also be flexible in your approach to photographic education and open to development and training within the discipline.

The successful candidate will be capable of managing the effective learning of students through Year and Unit Leadership, with an emphasis within the critical and theoretical aspects of the course, devising briefs, delivering inspiring lectures, seminars and workshops, and active involvement in the assessment process.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD, or have equivalent research experience e.g. within industry, and should also hold a teaching qualification or Higher Education Academy (HEA) Fellowship Membership or be willing to work towards gaining this qualification within two years of being recruited to the post.

This position seeks to appoint someone who can enhance the ethos of excellence both on the course and also within the creative and research community at the Arts University.

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Closing Date:  5th May 2017

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