0.8 Senior Lecturer Year 3 Leader BA Product and Furniture Design (paternity leave cover fixed term 6 months)


Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges
CCW - Millbank, London UK
£48,534 - £58,474 pro rata, pa

Fixed Term - 6 months

Part time - 29.6 hours per week

28 November 2022 23:55

15 December 2022

The opportunity

This is a paternity leave, Senior Lecturer role, responsible for leading Year 3 and supporting a programme of lectures, talks, seminars, group and individual teaching and leading on assessment. The Year 3 Leader is responsible for year level course organisation and management, student and staff facing communications, and developing professional practice content. The role seeks to expand the core themes of the BA Product and Furniture course at Chelsea College of Arts, helping to define emerging making, technological and craft practices in the 21st Century.

This course is part of the Design and Material Practices Programme at CCW. The post-holder will work collaboratively within the course and programme team, deploying specialist expertise to develop pedagogy and the curriculum in innovative and critical directions.

We are looking for someone who is able to start immediately.

About you

Please see the attached Person Specification for a more detailed breakdown of the skills and experiences required for this role.

The ideal candidate will hold an Undergraduate degree in Product and Furniture Design or an associated relevant field, and a Master’s Degree in a related field is desirable. 

The postholder will have experience of teaching and assessment in a higher education environment, and be able to apply an inquiring, innovative and reflexive approach to teaching. The postholder will be required to lead the Year group and work in collaboration with the course leader and other year leaders to ensure a cohesive and ambitious student experience. We are looking for experience of working within interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary practices and a specialism in one or more of the following: furniture design, product design, inclusive and social design, sustainability, circular design, analogue and digital practices, emerging technologies, critical practice, biomaterials, bio-mimicry, design for health and wellbeing, one-off, batch and at-scale production, design anthropology. 

You will be able to collaborate and work effectively within a team and across different professional groups, whilst planning, prioritising and managing resources effectively to achieve objectives.

UAL is committed to addressing the under-representation of staff from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, using our student profile as a reference point.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on the 15th December 2022 at Chelsea College of Arts.

Should you have any questions about the role, please contact Caryn Simonson, Programme Director Design and Material Practices Programme c.simonson@chelsea.arts.ac.uk  or 07872 635707.

Should you have any questions about the application process or require reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact Adrienne Marsh, Resourcing Advisor at jobs.ccw@arts.ac.uk or on 020 7514 9646.


We are UAL

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive salary and pension plus a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity, and diversity.

Our culture

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.

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