Lecturer in Design and Fabrication, MA Biodesign

Vacancy ID: 7947
Main Location: CSM - King's Cross, London UK
Hours: 22.2
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £39,275 to £47,120 pro rata (£23,565 - £28,272 per annum)
Closing date: May 31, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

The MA Biodesign course is extending its breadth of expertise in topics of sustainable design practices in response to the rapidly emerging biodesign field. As the Lecturer in Design and Fabrication, you will inform the curriculum through your knowledge and expertise working on increasing the impact and relevance of biodesign/ biotechnology pedagogies, sustainable design research and industry engagement in this field.

 

You will deliver a range of design skills and future fabrication approaches and will work collaboratively with the Course Leader to develop a strong ethos of applied biodesign technology across the course community. Deploying specialist expertise in creative physical and digital fabrication, as well as material innovation and sustainable systems, the Design and Fabrication Lecturer will be key in shaping students design, technical and biological thinking.

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

Before completing an application form, candidates should please download the candidate information pack and the job description/person specification for the role and read the full list of requirements and selection criteria before applying as this will be the criteria on which your application will be assessed.

The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree in design studies, engineering, materials science or associated subject. You will bring to the role strong technical skills in Digital Prototyping/Fabrication and 3D modelling software packages. Experience of teaching and assessment in a higher education environment is also required. Your previous experience may include permanent, fractional, or hourly paid contracts. A strong holistic knowledge of the relationship between the environment and the UN Sustainability Goals, as well as of current legislation, and policies relating to climate action is essential.

UAL is committed to addressing the under-representation of staff from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, using our student profile as a reference point. As part of the Academic Futures recruitment campaign of 2021, we will be offering application consultations to prospective candidates from this under-represented group.  

If you identify as a Black or Minority Ethnic candidate and would like to book an application consultation, please email us at: jobenquiries@csm.arts.ac.uk. 

Should you have any queries, please contact the CSM Resourcing Team via 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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