Senior Lecturer and Course Leader, Msc/MA Computing in the Creative Industry (Modular)

Vacancy ID: 8501
Main Location: CCW - Peckham Road, London UK
Hours: 37
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £47,120 - £56,771 per annum
Closing date: August 15, 2022 7:00 am

The role

We are seeking a motivated individual to lead the MSc/MA Computing in the Creative Industry course, provide proactive academic teaching, curriculum development and scholarships within the UAL Creative Computing Institute. If you are an interdisciplinary academic, experienced in academic leadership and course management and with skills in the creative computing field, this role offers a fantastic platform to develop your career.

Why choose us?

The UAL Creative Computing Institute at the University of the Arts London supports interdisciplinary teaching, research and knowledge exchange at the intersection of creativity and computational technologies. The Institute works across domains such as machine learning and artificial intelligence and explores how the contemporary world is being defined through human computer interaction and social platforms.

UAL and the Creative Computing Institute highly values the diversity of all our staff and the enrichment this brings to our community. We are committed to an inclusive and supportive environment for all who come to work with us. We are actively working to promote equality and diversity for all staff regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender, gender identity, nationality, race, religious belief (or no belief) and sexual orientation. This is also reflected in our courses and research in digital equality and inclusion, diversity in technology and our anti-racist and social justice-oriented approaches.

University of the Arts London is a world top-two University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2022. We offer an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. Our graduates go on to work in and shape the creative industries worldwide.

Your Profile

The post-holder will be expected to:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree in arts/design/creative computing and a postgraduate degree in a relevant field. A PhD in a relevant field is essential. You will also have demonstrable experience in teaching and assessment in Higher Education and understanding of the potential of the creative computing and arts research.
  • Work collaboratively within a course team, deploying specialist expertise to develop pedagogy and the curriculum in innovative and critical directions.
  • Have a relevant and interesting track record of professional and or academic practice across teaching and research in Creative Computing.  
  • Have experience of creative practice at the intersection of art, design and computing will be an advantage in establishing your credibility to work within the UAL Creative Computing Institute.

If you have any queries about this role, please contact Jaspreet Kaur, Resourcing Adviser via 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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