University for the Creative Arts

University for the Creative Arts

Lecturer in Visual Communication (Contextual Studies)

United Kingdom

Closing in 5 days

Lecturer in Visual Communication (Contextual Studies) School of Fine Art, Crafts & Photography Location: Canterbury

Salary: £39,347 to £45,585 per annum pro rata Part-time 3 days (21.75 hours per week) Closing Date: Tuesday 27 February 2024 Interview Date: Thursday 07 March 2024 Reference: 24-AAAA1439X-0750-1

We are looking for someone who can build on and help expand our current teaching provision and our research environment. We are seeking a talented individual from within the field of contemporary Visual Communication, who is passionate about their specialist area of research, questioning and inventive in their approach to teaching and who would also enjoy working collaboratively to contribute to broader team-taught modules. We are specifically looking for an individual who has the critical/theoretical skills, knowledge and experience to work with our students to expand their knowledge and skills in relevant areas of Visual Communication.

It is expected that you will have experience of teaching at university level within the field of Visual Communication specifically. We are looking for an innovative and inclusive approach to the teaching of Visual Communication, and you should be able to demonstrate an awareness of contemporary critical issues in the field globally. You must evidence a commitment to equality, diversity, inclusion, and widening participation in teaching, research, and university life.

Contact information: For an informal conversation regarding the role please contact Hugh Harwood, Programme Director at [email protected]

The pro rated salary for this 21.75 hours per week (3 days) is £23,608 to £27,351

At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate artists, makers and thinkers runs back almost 160 years, and today we're helping shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide.

Our campuses across Surrey and Kent are vibrant communities, each specialising in different areas of the creative industries. We are also home to a thriving research hub, with academic experts and fellows leading the way in research on sustainability, design, textiles, animation, history and culture, and more.

Are you ready to share your passion for creativity with the next generation of innovators? If so, we want to hear from you.

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  • The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) aims to be a welcoming and inclusive University that is truly representative of all of the diversity in society. We particularly encourage applications from people from minoritised ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented within the University.

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    Lecturer in Visual Communication (Contextual Studies)


    University for the Creative Arts


    United Kingdom


    February 13, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 27, 2024

    Job type



    Arts and Culture,Computer Science

    About the employer

    The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is for specialists like you, looking for a career in the Creative Industries. Courses span Arts, Business and Technology with subjects from Acting & Performance to Virtual & Immersive Reality – with plenty in between.

    Campuses are located across the South East of England in Surrey and Kent and provide creative spaces where you’ll have the freedom to express yourself alongside like-minded individuals and groups.

    Many courses encourage and support work experience within your chosen creative industry and even offer the chance for you to study abroad for a year. With all of this at your fingertips, and the ability to work collaboratively on your projects with other courses, UCA has everything to help you prepare for life after your qualification. Offering Pre-Degree, Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses, UCA has a unique atmosphere built over 160 years.

    UCA’s academics come from all walks of life with a huge variety of experience in the creative sector. This will give you the confidence that you’ll not only learn more about your chosen creative subject but be ready to take on the world when you leave.

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