Course Tutor MA Applied Imagination

Vacancy ID: 8496
Main Location: CSM - King's Cross, London UK
Hours: 18.5
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £39,275 - £47,120 pro rata (£19,637.50 - £23,560 per annum)
Closing date: September 8, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

We are looking to recruit a Course Tutor on MA Applied Imagination based in the Culture and Enterprise Programme at Central Saint Martins. MA Applied Imagination develops students to become problem-finders and change-makers by applying their imagination, testing questions and existing assumptions in the creative disciplines. 

As the Course Tutor, you will play a key role in the programme, undertaking teaching, assessment, unit management and curriculum development. You will input into programme management and the ongoing development of future strategy. You will work closely with colleagues from the course Programme, Academic Support, Student Services and the college community. As Course tutor, you will also take responsibility as year tutor for full-time and part-time student groups as required. To stay abreast of research and other developments in MA Applied Imagination

You will also support the Course Leader in managing a team of Associate Lecturers, alumni and guest speakers. The Course Tutor will contribute to developing the curriculum, academic mission, vision and enhancement, as well as the positioning and shaping of the course and the subject.

The successful candidate will also oversee the course through the expansion of the curriculum at a time of social, technological and ecological change.

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 acadeamic, 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

An experienced teacher at PG level, you will also have experience of assessment, admissions, management and organisations of an interdisciplinary postgraduate course. Academic leadership with experience of maintaining and enhancing standards is desirable. Experienced in delivering teaching in Blended Learning, you will be effective in communicating to diverse audiences in inclusive an accessible way. Supporting the Course Leader in the day-to-day management of the course including its delivery and development, with particular responsibility for undertaking management and organisation of unit assessments.

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 pension and 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 contact the CSM Resourcing Team on 0207 514 7885 or 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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