Course Leader BA (Hons) Advertising


London College of Communication
LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Full time
School of Media

2 April 2020 23:55

£46,423 - £55,932
We are looking to recruit an established academic to take on a leadership role in the Media School at London College of Communication as a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for BA (Hons) Advertising. The successful candidate will lead and manage academic delivery, curriculum development and the student learning experience for the course. The appointed candidate will report to the Programme Director for Communications and Media, and will work alongside our other undergraduate and postgraduate course leaders to make a significant contribution to teaching and research or knowledge exchange activities. Candidates will be familiar with the current UK HE environment, its priorities and reporting requirements.
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 in creative media and communication and includes: advertising, PR, journalism and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

You will be an established academic with a broad understanding of the advertising and marketing communications field. You will have the vision to develop a course narrative that prepares students for future directions in the advertising and broader media and communications industries with a focus on at least one of the following: promotion and public discourse, campaign strategy and creativity, digital marketing and media analytics, and brand management across media. You will be committed to delivering a contemporary education that integrates theory and practice and which promotes diversity and inclusivity. You will have a proven track record of delivering a high quality student experience including through your substantial HE teaching and research or knowledge exchange activities. You will be able to demonstrate previous managerial experience which includes leading staff teams, analysing key performance indicators, developing the curriculum and adhering to quality processes. You will hold or be willing to study for a relevant teaching qualification leading to HEA Fellowship or Senior Fellowship. You will have strong interpersonal skills that enable you to work as part of a team, to communicate with employers and other external stakeholders, and to build networks in furtherance of the aims of the Media School.

Posting date - Thursday, 05 March 2020.

Closing date - Thursday, 02 April 2020.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, 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.