Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University

Teaching Fellow in History of Art

Teaching Fellow in History of Art

£34,980 rising annually to £38,205 Full Time, Fixed Term - Academic

Full-time, fixed term for 2 years.

The School of Education, Humanities & Languages at Oxford Brookes University seeks to appoint a new Teaching Fellow in History of Art. The successful candidate will have experience of teaching History of Art at undergraduate level. They will be a highly motivated teacher who communicates well with students, and has particular expertise in nineteenth and/or twentieth-century western art. An ability to teach a range of different media in the visual arts will be regarded positively, as will an ability to teach some material from outside the western tradition.

The successful candidate must hold – or be close to the completion of – a doctorate in a relevant field.

In addition to teaching, you will participate in recruitment activities, offer pastoral support to a diverse body of students, and have a commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment.

You will be given training, support, mentoring and opportunities for Professional Development.

Oxford Brookes University is one of the UK's leading modern universities and is currently undergoing a multi-million-pound campus redevelopment programme. Its School of Education, Humanities & Languages offers a dynamic and supportive environment for teaching and research. Alongside History of Art the School teaches degree programmes in History, Philosophy, the Liberal Arts, English, Theatre and Creative Writing, Languages, Education, and Communication, Media and Culture. This ambitious, friendly School offers a stimulating home for the right candidate.

You will be responsible for:

- delivering beginner to advanced undergraduate modules in History of Art though face-to-face teaching

- administering undergraduate teaching

- contributing to the development of the History of Art programme.

You should have:

- a PhD in History of Art or closely related discipline, or close to completion

- experience of teaching History of Art at undergraduate level

- excellent team-working and communication skills.

As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves on the great experience we offer our staff. You'll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of Oxford Brookes University. To find out more about the benefits of working for Oxford Brookes please visit: www. brookes.ac.uk/job- vacancies/working-at-brookes .

At Brookes, inclusivity is one of our five guiding principles: we take positive steps to create an environment in which we celebrate, value and provide equal opportunity to all. We are committed to recruiting from the widest possible pool and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who embrace our values, regardless of their background.

As a Disability Confident Employer we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria.

This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the points based immigration system, however applications are welcome from candidates who don't currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a visa via another route.

To apply:

Please complete the online application form. Please submit an up-to-date CV, publications list and a personal statement, which includes examples of how your skills and experience meet each of the selection criteria in the person specification. We suggest that you use each of the criteria in the personal statement document as subheadings and write a paragraph(s) explaining how you meet that criterion with an example(s) to demonstrate this.

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https: // my.corehr.com/pls/oburecruit/erqjobspecdetailsform.jobspec?pid=165379 Closing Date : 22-May-2024 Vacancy ID : 165379 Faculty or Directorate : Humanities and Social Sciences Location : Headington Hill Site, Headington Campus For more information : [email protected] Posted on : 30-Apr-2024

Job details


Teaching Fellow in History of Art


Oxford Brookes University


United Kingdom


May 01, 2024

Application deadline

May 22, 2024

Job type



Arts and Culture,History

About the employer

Voted the UK’s top modern university (QS World University Rankings 2021), Oxford Brookes University is a campus university located in the beautiful and historic city of Oxford. There are three campuses that are part of the university, linked by the BROOKESbus. The Students’ Union and the many societies on campus help to build the close-knit but diverse community Oxford Brookes is known for. Oxford Brookes was ranked in the top 50 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide 2021).

Oxford Brookes is a diverse and exciting place to study, with students from more than 140 countries making up 17 per cent of the student population. It provides an exciting student experience, with an internationally-focused atmosphere both academically and socially. With a huge range of events and societies, as well as an excellent student support system, students can make the most of their university experience.

Ranked 2nd in the UK for teaching (Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2020), Oxford Brookes is known for the standard of teaching that its faculty provides. 94 per cent of the research at Oxford Brookes is internationally recognised (Research Excellence Framework 2014), which means students are learning from leaders in their field.

Oxford Brookes has excellent graduate outcomes, with over 95 per cent of Oxford Brookes students in employment or further study within six months of graduating, and students have access to career support throughout their time at university to ensure they can achieve their career goals.

The quality of the academic teaching at Oxford Brookes has an outstanding reputation, with a total of 11 faculty members having been awarded National Teaching Fellows, the most prestigious award in UK higher education teaching. 

Students are taught by faculty members who are experts in their field and who are constantly undertaking new and important research in these areas. 94 per cent of the research at Brookes is internationally recognised (Research Excellence Framework 2014). Students are able to exchange ideas with teachers who work collaboratively to push their subject area forward. Students at the university benefit from new ideas being exchanged and developed between their own teachers and departments across the world. Oxford Brookes is well known for its international and global focus.

Students can live in university accommodation, a great place to meet people and settle into university life. Full-time first-year international students starting in September are guaranteed a place in university accommodation if they would like it and are able to meet the application deadlines. There are a range of halls in and around the three campuses, with on-site support at all of them. All halls are on a BROOKESbus route and students living in halls can purchase a discounted bus pass entitling them to free travel on these services.

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