Associate Lecturer – Communications and Media (Dissertations)

Vacancy ID: 8595
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 undergraduate and potentially post graduate dissertation.

Your main responsibility as an Associate Lecturer will be to supervise dissertations and major projects, as well as preparation, teaching, administration and assessment of related curriculum. You may also be responsible for convening weekly taught seminar/workshops that are designed to guide students through dissertations and major project work. You will also be responsible for pedagogic and curriculum development that promotes diversity and inclusivity. You should have experience of undergraduate dissertation supervision.

Your areas of expertise will include at least one of the following or fall in a cognate area: public relations; creative communications; promotional communication; media communications; cultural studies; social and digital media; research design and methods; media and activism; and/or social and cultural change.

You will work closely with course teams, other supervisors, as well as relevant Course Leaders. 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 supervising and teaching dissertations and major project in Higher Education. You will take a dynamic and innovative approach to supporting excellent teaching, pedagogy, diversity and inclusivity. 

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, Staffing Administrator, 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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