Associate Lecturer, BSc Creative Computing X5

Vacancy ID: 8330
Main Location: CCW - Peckham Road, London UK
Hours: TBC
Contract: Fixed Term
Salary: Hourly Paid Lecturer rate
Closing date: July 13, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

We are looking for Associate Lecturers across all stages of BSc Creative Computing at the UAL Creative Computing Institute. The BSc Creative Computing is an exciting mix of computing and creative practice set in the context of a world-renowned creative university. Students lean to code, build apps, craft digital experiences, explore machine intelligence and more. Students acquire a contemporary set of applied computing skills covering the dominant coding languages and workflows that support innovation in the digital technology sector and creative practice. Building on these skills, and through creative practice, our students also develop your ability to innovate.

The Associate Lecturer post involves responsibility for delivering academic and pastoral teaching including providing formative feedback to students, enhancing their creative coding and critical 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?

For the fourth year running, University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2022. 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. 

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. The Institute aims to work across domains such as machine learning and artificial intelligence and explores how the contemporary world is being defined through human computer interaction and social platforms.

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 within a higher education environment, and strong skills in effective planning, implementation and delivery. You bring initiative and agility and enjoy working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. You are keen to learn pedagogies approaches adopting flipped classes when required and blended learning (some prerecord, some live) and work with the students as a team.

At the BSc Creative Computing we support students’ agency in the Curriculum, and we dynamically develop techniques for communicating effectively with students.

You have an established practice and a professional profile in creative computing. You are actively engaged with current discipline debates on social impact and ethical approaches for creative computing. You bring commitment to exploring, expanding and progressing the field of computational practice.

You would have specialist knowledge in coding (Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Processing, API, machine learning), Physical Computing and/or animation, data visualisation and analysis. You would be able to deliver content in these areas to a cohort of students who have just started learningcoding or are staring coding for the first time.

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 

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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