Senior Lecturer – BA (Hons) Animation

Leeds, West Yorkshire (GB)
£37,706 - £41,212 per annum
13 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer – BA (Hons) Animation
Salary: £37,706 - £41,212 per annum (£22,624 - £24,727 pro rata)
Hours: Part Time (0.6 FTE)
Contract: Permanent 

Leeds Arts University is now recognised as the only specialist arts university in the North of England. We have contributed significantly to the development of arts education for over 170 years, and have developed a national and international reputation based on the achievements of our students and staff. Leeds Arts University has been formally recognised as the new title for Leeds College of Art, after being granted full university status by the Privy Council.

The BA (Hons) Animation programme was introduced in September 2013 to run alongside the specialist BA (Hons) Graphic Design and BA (Hons) Illustration degrees. This highly demanding specialist course of study focuses on the role of applied animation in the contemporary creative industries and broader visual culture. The course has become a competitive choice for students who want to commit to an innovative course of study with a studio culture.

This role would suite someone working in a higher education environment and who wants to maintain their own practice. The main focus on the role will be to lead, develop, deliver, support and assess practice based Animation modules across level 4, 5 and 6. You will be expected to have a specialist understanding of a historical and contemporary animation practice with a focus on 3D Stop Motion and/or 2D Digital Animation on a practical, contextual and conceptual level. You will also be required to support the integrated theory and practice modules of the course at Levels 4, 5 and 6.
You will also need the skills or connections to build links with external employers, events and opportunities for exhibiting student work. Working individually and as a member of a team you will be expected to deliver teaching within a variety of settings including lecturer, seminars, studio workshops, peer reviews and individual tutorials.

The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in a relevant subject, be able to demonstrate extensive specialist animation skills and support critical thinking and reflective practice through to undergraduates Level 6.
Full details of the essential and desirable criteria for this role can be found in the job description.

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Please note we do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies for this position.

Closing date: Friday 10th November 2017 at 5.00pm
Interview date: Wednesday 1st November 2017

Leeds Arts University is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and expect our staff to share this commitment.