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Lecturer Diploma in Professional Studies


London College of Communication
London College of Communication - Elephant and Castle
Part time
School of Design

29 January 2018 23:55

15 February 2018
£22,359 - £26,824 (pro rata to £37,265 - £44,708)

Interviews will take place on 15th February

The Design School at London College of Communication is looking to recruit a 0.6 lecturer to teach on the Diploma in Professional Studies (DPS). DPS is an optional Industrial placement year between the second and fourth year of an undergraduate course in the Design School. DPS offers students from the eight undergraduate courses within the Design School the opportunity to undertake up to 20 week’s worth of  placements and secondments, within the year, from an extensive and worldwide list of internationally renowned design studios, advertising agencies, architectural practices, film production houses, publishing houses, media center’s etc  Not only do students undertake internships within the international design community but they also involve themselves with international charitable organisations working on and initiating a variety of activities.

This is a key role in the Design School. We expect you to motivate and excite our students. Applying your research-led teaching to the Diploma in Professional Studies. This post is seen a key driver for the development of this course in the Design School/College. 

You will deliver professional practice units for the students. You will develop and deliver disciplined, innovative and engaging, lectures and seminars, contributing significantly to course development and assessment. provide academic and pastoral support as necessary, monitoring student progress and maintaining appropriate records. Significant understanding of industrial contexts and placement experience is essential.

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including: journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication. 

We are looking for a candidate with relevant undergraduate teaching experience, a relevant qualification at undergraduate and postgraduate associated to communication design or a closely related discipline or equivalent experience. 

The successful candidate should possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a team be a cross-disciplinary thinker as well as be an innovative teacher. Candidates should demonstrate subject knowledge as well as skills relevant to subject development within an academic, research and professional context.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, or telephone: 020 7514 7985

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.