Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Critical Studies: Fine Art and Illustration Specialism

York, North Yorkshire (GB)
£32,548 to £49,149 per annum pro rata
10 May 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary - £32,548 - £49,149 per annum pro rata

Part time – 22.2 hours per week, permanent position

York St John is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic York and there has never been a more exciting time to join us.

Significant investment in our campus and facilities, the development of forward-thinking new partnerships and an enhanced range of contemporary courses have helped make us the fastest growing University in the U.K. over the past two years.

Now we are building on that achievement, developing a new strategy for the next decade, emphasising our commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education and contributing our talents to creating a fairer world, and a more prosperous region.

We are putting inspirational learning and impactful research at the heart of this strategy, recognising our academic expertise as our greatest asset and investing in enabling this expertise to thrive.

As a Stonewall Top 100 employer and holder of the Social Enterprise Gold Mark for Responsible Business Practice, our strength lies in the supportive, inclusive network that exists within our team: renowned for our friendly, progressive environment, we will nurture your potential so that you can accomplish your ambitions.

All of this takes place at the heart of beautiful York, recently named by the Sunday Times as the best U.K. city to grow up in because of the quality of education, culture and community spirit that we form part of!

As part of our expansion we are recruiting for a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Critical Studies with specialism in Fine Art and Illustration.

The School of Art, Design and Computer Science is in the midst of an exciting and transformative phase. We have a unique co-location of subject specialisms in the School and we are also experiencing an unprecedented period of growth in student numbers. This growth is due both to our reputation for excellent staff and student experience and to our range of top quality courses that combine live projects with practitioner expertise and academic challenge. As a result of this context of change and development, we are recruiting a number of new academic colleagues across the School. We are looking for ambitious new colleagues who are interested in joining our academic team at a point where they can genuinely influence our development and travel with us as we grow, develop and diversify. Candidates for this particular post must have experience of teaching critical studies or contextual studies in Fine Art. They must also have research outputs.

If you would like to shape the story of a 175 year old institution with a fantastic future, we would love to hear from you.

If you wish to be considered for the role ar Senior Lecturer level please refer to Section 6.3 of the below 'Senior Lecturer criteria' document and provide evidence within the 'supporting statements' section of your application to demonstrate that you meet the requirements

In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including – 

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of the application form.

We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university.

Closing date – 8 June 2018 at midnight

Provisional interview date – 29 June 2018

We value diversity and wish to promote equality at all levels