Lecturer in Design for Art Direction


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

30 March 2020 23:55

£23 216 - £27 854 (pro rata £38 694 - £46 423)

This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with an experimental and creative approach art direction applied within design projects. The position invites applicants who are particularly interested in facilitating learning of first year students that come from diverse socio-cultural backgrounds in the area of design and art direction.

As a lecturer, you will be responsible for delivery of varied art direction units across the course with the focus on critical practice, moving image, photography and visual communication. You will bring research and/or industry and teaching experience at undergraduate level. You will manage and participate in the delivery of student-centered teaching as well as making a significant contribution to the development of the course curriculum, assessment, quality management and recruitment.

The appointed candidate will work under the direction of the Course Leader to deliver the course as well as contribute to School, College and University.

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 an individual with a qualification at undergraduate and postgraduate level relevant to the subject area of art direction. You will have knowledge of delivering creative projects in a professional environment and experience of a range of specialist skills in relation to art direction and inclusive teaching. You will also have comprehensive knowledge of learning and teaching in international contexts and supporting student transition from secondary to university education.

As an academic, previous teaching experience at undergraduate level is essential in addition to experience of professional practice in art direction as well as initiating partnerships and developing industry collaborative projects. You will also be able to cite examples of engagement with culturally diverse contexts.

The successful candidate should possess effective interpersonal skills and be an innovative student-centred teacher focused on promoting diversity and inclusivity, while delivering reflective and critical practice supported by visual communication strategies. They will possess strong communication and organisational skills, whilst being able to work collaboratively with colleagues to develop the subject area and share expertise.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, lcc.jobs@lcc.arts.ac.uk or telephone: 020 7514 7985

UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.