Course Leader MA Photography


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

14 June 2021 23:55

28 June 2021
£46,423 - £55,932

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join our Photography Programme within the Media School at London College of Communication. We are seeking an ambitious academic researcher and/or practitioner as Course Leader of the MA in Photography. In this significant role, you will be responsible for the academic leadership and management of the course including the maintenance and enhancement of standards with responsibility for the design, development and delivery of the curriculum. The successful candidate will lead the established course team in MA Photography, deploying specialist expertise to develop both pedagogy and curriculum in innovative and critical directions. The role necessitates subject expertise and enthusiasm along with a commitment  to a teaching approach that has at its core research informed practice and a theory/practice interchange. 

You will be responsible to the Photography Programme Director and will contribute to the Programme and Course aims and vision along with your ongoing scholarship and/or practice.

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 who is an authority within the field of photography and will bring experience in Course Leadership, with a particular focus on postgraduate (taught) delivery. A higher degree in photography or associated fields is essential and you should also have a relevant teaching qualification. You should have a wide ranging and relevant cultural and contextual knowledge base and be able to apply this to expanded photographic practices. The successful candidate should possess highly effective interpersonal skills and be a student-centred educator, focused on promoting diversity and inclusivity and with the ability to provide constructive and critical support. The successful candidate should have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to both lead and work collaboratively with colleagues.

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

Closing date: 14 June 2021 23:55.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. 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.