Senior Lecturer and Course Leader, MSc Data Science and AI
Full time - 37 hours per week
3 March 2024 23:55
The Creative Computing Institute at University of the Arts London is seeking a motivated individual to provide proactive academic management for our MSc Data Science and AI course.
You will lead the delivery of the course provision, overseeing the maintenance and enhancement of standards, as well as the design, development and delivery of the curriculum. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the course, including all areas of learning, teaching and assessment of students.
You will also ensure that the programme culture both delivers for students and staff. It will be your responsibly to develop with your course leaders a student-centred culture that performs well against university and sector metrics.
If you are an interdisciplinary academic with skills in the field of Data Science and AI, then this role offers a fantastic platform to develop your career.
You will hold an undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree in Art, Design, or Creative Computing, as well as a PhD or equivalent experience relevant to the course. You will also need a demonstrable understanding of the potential of computing and arts research.
You will provide previous experience of course or curriculum leadership and management in an area of practice or study related to Creative Computing at HE level. Previous experience of creative practice at the intersection of Art, Design and Data Science and AI, will be an advantage.
We are keen to consider applicants with diverse experience and backgrounds so please do apply if you feel you could bring direction and purpose to this exciting new provision.
What we offer
To recognise the hard work of our staff and their contributions, we provide a wide range of benefits – please check our careers site/Canvas for further information as conditions and exclusions apply:
▪ at least 31 days of annual leave in addition to bank holidays.
▪ generous defined benefit pension schemes (LGPS/TPS}.
▪ flexible working and family-friendly policies for improved work-life balance.
▪ 2 days of paid volunteering leave for a UK registered charity.
▪ discounts including TOTUM, gyms, nursery and private healthcare insurance.
▪ continuous learning and development opportunities including free UAL Short Courses.
▪ season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, free counselling via EAP and more!
We are UAL
University of the Arts London is a world top-two University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2023. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better a more sustainable world and championing race equality. We offer an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. Our graduates go on to work in and shape the creative industries worldwide.
We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance
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.
The UAL Creative Computing Institute at the University of the Arts London supports interdisciplinary teaching, research and knowledge exchange at the intersection of creativity and computational technologies. We are a progressive Arts STEM academic community engaged in world-class research for, and beyond, the creative industries.
We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters.
We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential.
With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.
Stages involved in the process: Application, Shortlisting, Interview Q&A, Onboarding.
As part of your application, you will need to write a supporting statement in no more than 1,500 words that covers the competencies that can be found in the person specification.
We advise you to apply early as the application closing date may be brought forward if we receive enough applications. If you have any general questions or require any reasonable adjustments, please get in touch via RKEEstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk