Associate Lecturer – MA Design for Art Direction


London College of Communication
LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Hourly paid
School of Design
Fixed Term

15 January 2019 23:55

£53.76 per hour

Your main responsibility will be preparation, teaching, administration and assessment of a unit or part of a unit. You will make a significant contribution to the quality of learning and support our students receive in order to enable them to complete their studies successfully.

You will work closely with other academic staff, including the Programme Director and Course Leader.

 Further information should be viewed on the course pages before application

Hours are variable.

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in design and media 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 offer excellent hourly rates for lecturing part-time, either during daytime or evenings. This is a teaching role without comparison offering you the opportunity to work with some of the finest students in your field. You will also have the chance to freshen up your own thinking, to learn in an environment supportive of everyone's development, and to enhance your career.

We are looking to recruit practitioners and educators who specialise in art direction and associated disciplines, specifically:

As an academic, previous teaching experience is essential in addition to experience of research and/or professional practice in art direction or equivalent design practice. Specifically, we are looking for tutors with experience of short form moving image direction, image making and art direction in general (short film, music videos, branded digital content) etc, an interest in and knowledge of the history of design and relevant theoretical and critical perspectives would also be useful. Lastly but not least, interest in and experience of the role of storytelling in current digital and spatial environments would be advantageous.

The successful candidate should possess effective interpersonal skills and be an innovative student-centred teacher. 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 specific queries about this role please contact the course leader – Michael Horsham

For general queries contact Lesley Wilkins -

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.

This opportunity is closed to applications.