Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Fine Art

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
23 Jan 2018
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20 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Arts, Design and Social Sciences

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Fine Art – ADS17/28
Full Time
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary:    £39,992-49,149: £34,520-39,832

The largest programme in the department is BA Film and TV Production, the department is also home to programmes from BA Film and TV Studies, BA Fine Art, BA Animation, BA Drama to postgraduate taught programmes in Creative and Cultural Industries and in Art Conservation. The department plays a leading role in Northumbria’s AHRC doctoral training partnership for Art and Design. The partnership led by Northumbria and involving The University of Sunderland, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and the National Glass Centre, Sunderland, is one of seven Centres for Doctoral Training funded by the AHRC. The Department is currently involved in an application for the next generation of doctoral partnerships. 

We have long established relationships with cultural and creative organisations with whom we deliver programmes and research, including Bowes Museum, Channel Four, LIVE Theatre, The National Trust, Tate Modern, Tyneside Cinema, Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums. Arts is the home of Northumbria’s unique partnership with the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead – the BxNU Institute. The BxNU Institute of Contemporary Art is situated in BALTIC 39, a purpose built studio and exhibition complex in the centre of the city from which we deliver several postgraduate programmes, including an MFA programme and work together on a shared research agenda, led by BALTIC Professor and Director of the Institute Professor Andrea Phillips.

With excellent interpersonal skills, the successful candidate will have specialist expertise and teaching experience in an area of Fine Art practice. As part of a team you will deliver research-informed learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will be able to demonstrate expertise and knowledge of current issues in fine art theory and practice, and be able to teach flexibly and effectively using an appropriate variety of approaches to maximize student learning within a studio environment.
You will make a significant contribution to the development of high quality research and knowledge exchange within the Department and Faculty, initiate new research projects and generate external income.

You will possess or have been awarded your doctorate by the start of the post. You should have a track-record of practice led work and/or publications appropriate to your experience and feasible plans for future high-quality research outputs for submission to REF2021. 

For an informal discussion about the post contact:  Dr Heather Robson, Head of Department, on 0191 227 4431 or by email at

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Closing Date:  20/2/18    

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