Associate Lecturer – Communications and Media (Creative Skills)

Vacancy ID: 8597
Main Location: LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Hours: tba
Contract: Fixed Term
Salary: £55.54 per hour
Closing date: August 23, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

The London College of Communication is a world leader in media and design courses, preparing students for careers in the Creative industries. From photography, film and animation, to sound arts and graphic, interactive and special design, we offer courses in a huge range of areas. Working with a highly talented programme team, you will help to develop these exceptional services even further. The Communications and Media programme sits within the Media School and offers under and postgraduate courses in Advertising, Contemporary Media Cultures, Media Communications, Media Communication and Critical Practice, and Public Relations.

We are looking for Associate Lectures to contribute their expertise in creative skills for content creation, media, and creative communications.

Your main responsibility as an Associate Lecturer will be preparation, teaching, administration and assessment. You will be responsible for convening weekly taught seminar/workshops that are designed to guide students through relevant curriculum. You will also be responsible for pedagogic and curriculum development that promotes diversity and inclusivity.

Your areas of expertise will include at least one of the following: film and video making, photography, vlogging, creative writing, web design, digital content creation, transmedia storytelling, adobe photoshop, adobe premiere pro, adobe creative cloud, social media content planning, social media listening and analytics, and expertise in creativity, creative communications, and / or creative theory.

You will work closely with other academic staff, as well as Course Leaders, Programme Co-ordinator and the Programme Director. The job description is available to download below. 

This is an hourly paid lecturer role, and you would be offered work from September 2022.

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.

UAL is currently developing its approach to dynamic or hybrid working. This post will require some on campus working but the nature of the work means that some remote working will be possible too.

Your Profile

The ideal candidate will have experience teaching media practice, ideally in Higher Education. You will take a dynamic and innovative approach to supporting excellent teaching, pedagogy, diversity and inclusivity. We welcome applicants with one or more of the following practice-based teaching expertise:


  • Imagination
  • Storytelling
  • Research/enquiry

Creative Skills

  • Emerging and transmedia formats
  • Visual and moving images
  • Sound – introduction to audio and podcasting
  • Creative writing and expression
  • Web and digital design
  • Social media mock-ups


  • Adobe (Premiere, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Editing, storytelling and content placement
  • Production values

PG Cert teaching qualification is desirable or equivalent experience.

The job description is available to download below. Please note AL posts do not have a person spec – specific requirements are outlined in this advert.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Resourcing Adviser, or telephone: 020 7514 7985

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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