Lecturer in User Experience Design

Vacancy ID: 8572
Main Location: LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Hours: 22.2
Contract: Fixed Term
Salary: £39,275 - £47,210 per annum (£23,565 - £28,272 pro rata)
Closing date: August 22, 2022 4:00 pm

The role

The BA User Experience Design, Design School (LCC) seeks a lecturer in experience design. The Lecturer Experience Design will lead and support the development of curricula and teaching across the course that expands experience design in creative and critical directions.

As a lecturer you are responsible for teaching, administration, assessment, curriculum development, and on-going scholarship within the discipline. You will work collaboratively within a course team, deploying specialist expertise to develop pedagogy and the curriculum in innovative and critical directions. You will make a significant contribution to the quality of learning and the support students receive in order to enable them to complete their studies successfully.

You will also work with the Course Leader, students and colleagues across the college in promoting and developing the subject through conferences, public exhibitions and other contributions to research and knowledge exchange. You will develop partnerships and collaborations with industry and academic partners as well as bring your own research and/or practice to bear on the development of the subject and the course.

Further information should be viewed on the course pages before application. https://www.arts.ac.uk/subjects/animation-interactive-film-and-sound/undergraduate/ba-hons-user-experience-design-lcc

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.

Your Profile

You will have previous experience of teaching in Higher Education or comparable context, and in delivering a high-quality student experience, as well as some knowledge of curriculum development and assessment. You should be comfortable working with diverse cohorts of students and committed to a teaching approach that integrates theory and practice and will engage students through a combination of innovative pedagogy, knowledge exchange and/or research.

An MA or equivalent relevant industry experience in fields associated with experience design, graphic design or other associated subjects is essential. You will have a strong commitment to the advancement of your field, critical discourse in experience design and theoretical or technical exploration of it. You will be proactive and actively contribute to the course and programme’s aims and vision.

You should be a specialist practitioner and/or researcher who is keen to use your academic and/or industry-based experience to support the development of student work on the BA User Experience Design. You should have a strong understanding of the contemporary context of experience design in an academic and/or professional setting, and be engaged in relevant networks and communities of practice within this and/or related fields.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, lcc.jobs@lcc.arts.ac.uk or telephone: 020 7514 7985

Interview date – 7th September 2022 

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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