Associate Lecturer, BA Product and Industrial Design

Vacancy ID: 8237
Main Location: CSM - King's Cross, London UK
Hours: Various
Contract: Fixed Term
Salary: Enhanced: £55.54 p/hr; Basic: £24.69 p/hr
Closing date: July 5, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

We are looking for Associate Lecturers across all stages of BA Product Design at Central Saint Martins. This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious and dynamic course team on an internationally renowned course that promotes creative experimentation, academic research and critical practice.

The BA Product Design course is committed to exploring product design as a practice encompassing the fields of FMCG, furniture, consumer products and service design. Our large and internationally diverse body of staff, students and alumni lead industry, transform traditional practices and expand the wider discipline. Agile and cross-disciplinary practitioners, our staff and students are aspiring to engage audiences, apply ideas and challenge convention.

The Associate Lecturer post involves responsibility for delivering academic and pastoral teaching across stages of BA Product Design, but is largely a teaching role into the course. It includes providing formative feedback to students, enhancing their product design knowledge and building a studio culture that enables collaborative studies and a place to evolve individual and group learning. As the course evolves, we require additional specialist expertise provided by practitioners that can inspire and motivate students to realise their ambitions to create our futures.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2021. 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 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.

Your Profile

You possess excellent communication and organisational skills and have a track record of working effectively as part of team. You will some have experience of teaching, leadership and management within a higher education environment, and strong skills in strategic planning, implementation and delivery. You bring initiative and agility and enjoy working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

You have an established practice and a professional profile in product design or a related discipline. You are actively engaged with current discipline debates and in developing research that will contribute to the growing research culture of the Product Design Programme. You bring commitment to exploring, expanding and progressing the field of product design.

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

In return, 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. If you have any queries about this role please email the CSM Resourcing Team on 0207 514 7885 or email: jobenquiries@csm.arts.ac.uk.

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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