Lecturer in Creative Practice

Ayr (GB)
£35,550 – £47,722
31 May 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Media, Culture and Society
Lecturer in Creative Practice      

£35,550 – £47,722
3 x Posts, Full-time: 35 Hours per week 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer in Creative Practice to join the School of Media, Culture and Society at the University of the West of Scotland. 

Working primarily across the areas of Performance and Digital Art & Design, the successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree at Honours level in an appropriate discipline/subject area and will be qualified to doctoral level (or within 6 months of submission). A postgraduate qualification in education/learning and teaching and Higher Education Academy Fellowship are highly desirable.  

The successful candidate will play a central role in delivering an excellent and research-based student experience. They will be engaged in the development of educational thinking, practice and research across substantive areas of work and in the areas of curriculum design, learning and teaching, and assessment. They will be knowledgeable in contemporary pedagogies, particularly in relation to co-creation and active learning, and be familiar with online learning environments and the principles of digital education. They will also be able to evidence positive practice in these areas. 

The successful candidate will produce and publish excellent research outputs commensurate with the stage of career and evidence an ability to attract independent research funding to support this work. The School of Media, Culture & Society is a multi-discipline School and the successful candidate will be engaged in cross/interdisciplinary working and programme design and development to support positive results in attainment, student experience and graduate destinations. They will possess developed capabilities in collaborative working and be committed to high professional standards in all areas of responsibility. The post offers an excellent opportunity for an individual to be immersed in a rich academic environment that recognises quality in education, research and enterprise, and international engagement. 

Appointment will be made at a salary level appropriate to the successful candidate's experience & career stage, with role requirements commensurate with expertise and experience.

Informal enquiries may be made to:  Dr Alison Clifford - 

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Closing Date:    Thursday 28th June 2018
Interview Date:     Week commencing Monday 16th July 2018

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. 

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.