Year Leader, MA Material Futures


Central Saint Martins
Central St Martins - King's Cross
Part time
Fashion, Textiles & Jewellery, Product and Spatial Design

23 May 2018 23:55

£44,708 to £53,865 pro rata (£26,824 - £32,319)

We are looking for a dynamic and ambitious academic practitioner/ researcher to play a key role in delivering our world leading and unique course. You will provide a highly stimulating and nurturing environment for students and colleagues alike. You will be responsible for assuring academic standards and delivery through your leadership and the effective management of resources.

You will contribute to the the vision and strategic thinking of the course to shape the design, development and future of the MA Material Futures curriculum and play a significant role in the course team. You will build on the international reputation of the course and enhance professional, academic and research partnerships to ensure that the course continues to anticipate the changing needs of the global industry, commerce and society.

Central Saint Martins is a world-leading centre for arts and design education.  Its reputation stems from the creative energy of its staff and students and the stellar achievements of its graduates nationally and internationally.  The nine programmes at CSM explore the boundaries of their discipline.  Students and staff are continually alert to new ideas, and are curious and restless in developing beyond the expected norms of their subject, so emerging work is at the forefront of its area.  CSM sits at the heart of London’s creative scene, and of one of Europe’s most dynamic new culture and innovation quarters at King’s Cross, making the college increasingly important to London’s cultural life, and indicative of our general desire to open up CSM to as broad an audience as possible. 

As a sophisticated and innovative materials futures designer / researcher and academic, you’ll be regarded as a leading authority within your own area. You will have an in depth understanding and personal experience of the relationship of materials futures education with industry, both nationally and internationally.

As an experienced, creative and highly motivated academic, with an inventive approach to the enlivenment of students’ learning experience and high aspirations for their achievement, you’ll be able to take up the challenges of enabling diverse student cohorts to explore the discipline of Materials Futures Design at Central Saint Martins, and foster new approaches to design and research. Previous experience of teaching materials futures at postgraduate level is essential.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

If you have any queries about this role please contact the CSM Staffing Team via email or telephone 0207 514 7885.

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.