Senior Lecturer BA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography


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

31 May 2021 23:55

£23,211 - £27,966 (£46,423.00 - £55,932.00 pro rata)

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join our Photography Programme within the Media School at London College of Communication. With knowledge and experience relating to photojournalism and/or documentary photography theory and practice (and their interchange) you will be responsible for year leadership, teaching, assessment, unit management and curriculum development. You will provide pastoral and academic support to our diverse student community along with monitoring their progress and attendance and maintaining appropriate records. You will be responsible to the Course Leader for the delivery of units within the course and demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of both theory and practice. In this role you’ll contribute ongoing scholarship and work collaboratively with the course team in BA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography, thus deploying specialist expertise to develop pedagogy and the curriculum in innovative and critical directions. Your contributions will extend the level of subject expertise and critical understanding on the BA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Course and keep the curriculum at the forefront of creative and professional 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 will bring experience in teaching theory and practice with a particular focus on undergraduate delivery. You should have a salient, wide ranging and relevant cultural and contextual knowledge and be able to apply this to expanded photographic practices in your teaching. 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 work collaboratively with colleagues.

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

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.