Senior Lecturer in Creative Computing BSc, Creative Computing Institute – Maternity Cover

Vacancy ID: 8785
Main Location: CCW - Peckham Road, London UK
Hours: 35
Contract: Fixed Term
Salary: £48,534 to £58,474 per annum.
Closing date: October 10, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

We are looking for a Senior Lecturer teaching across all stages of BSc Creative Computing at the UAL Creative Computing Institute. The BSc Creative Computing is an exciting mix of computing and creative practice set in the context of a world-renowned creative university. Students learn to code, build apps, craft digital experiences, explore machine intelligence and more. Students acquire a contemporary set of applied computing skills covering the dominant coding languages and workflows that support innovation in the digital technology sector and creative practice. Building on these skills, and through creative practice, our students also develop your ability to innovate.  

The Senior Lecturer post involves responsibility for delivering academic and pastoral teaching including providing formative feedback to students, enhancing their creative coding and critical knowledge, and building a studio culture that enables collaborative studies and a place to evolve individual and group learning.  

The post will include the responsibility for the placement sandwich year (Diploma Professional Study). 

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

University of the Arts London is a world top-two 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 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. 

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  

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 aims to work 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.  

Your Profile

You will have excellent communication and organisational skills and track record of working effectively as part of a team. You will have experience in teaching within a higher education environment, and strong skills in effective planning, implementation, and delivery. You bring initiative and agility and enjoy working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.  

You are keen to learn pedagogies approaches adopting flipped classes when required and blended learning (some prerecord, some live) and work with the students as a team.  

At the BSc Creative Computing we support students’ agency in the Curriculum, and we dynamically develop techniques for communicating effectively with students. 

You will have an established practice and a professional profile in creative computing. You are actively engaged with current discipline debates on social impact and ethical approaches for creative computing. You will bring commitment to exploring, expanding, and progressing the field of computational practice.  

These should cover a specialism to teach Human Computer Interaction and Data gathering/Visualisation and related creative coding disciplines including academic essay writing. 

You would be able to deliver content in these areas to a cohort of students who have just started learning coding or are starting coding for the first time. 

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 salary and pension plus a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available. 

If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustment for your application, you may contact Jaspreet Kaur, Resourcing Adviser via email or telephone: 020 7514 2965.

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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