Lecturer Art and Design

University of Salford

United Kingdom

June 30, 2022


Opportunity ID


Opportunity Closing Date

30/06/2022, 23:55

Primary Location

Salford - Peel Park Campus

School or Business Unit

School of Arts, Media & Creative Technology

Contract Type

Part Time Permanent




The University of Salford takes pride in its local roots, while also being recognized for its excellence in teaching, research and enterprise activity regionally, nationally and internationally. We sit at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse and actively engage with stakeholders across the region and beyond to embed our industry collaboration activity in the curriculum, ensuring our students receive the best possible experience and are fit for their future after graduation.

The School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology is a leading centre for practice-based education in the creative disciplines. Through significant investment in our staff and facilities, we are strengthening our position as a centre of excellence for socially engaged teaching practice and research whose graduates are sought after as content creators and for the innovative application of creative technology, both in the creative industries and across wider sectors of the economy. We have a clear vision to become a top quartile provider of practice-based education in the creative industries, continuing to advance our standing as a destination of choice for students in the UK and internationally.

Our £55 million New Adelphi flagship building offers top-quality specialist equipment and facilities to suit all creative requirements. We are also the only UK university to have a campus at MediaCityUK, an international media hub next to prestigious media organisations such as the BBC, ITV, and Dock10, with industry-standard facilities that offer a professional environment for our staff and students. The School's activities are organised into four Directorates, currently totalling around 4,800 students: Art and Design; Creative Technology, Journalism, Politics and Contemporary History; Film and Broadcast Media; and Performance, Music, English and Dance.

We are delighted that you are interested in finding out more about our current vacancy for 0.5 Lecturer in Art and Design. This is a leadership role overseeing our suite of MA Programmes including Contemporary Fine Art, Visual Communication and Socially Engaged Photography. You will be a researcher and academic with expertise in one or more of the MA subject areas. You will provide programme leadership and innovation in the development of curriculum and student experience. Located at our specialist campus New Adelphi you will be supported by a team of academics and technical demonstrates alongside state of the art workshops, resources and studio facilities.

What's in it for you? Make your career UNSTOPPABLE

  • Competitive salary - and excellent pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave - plus the ability to buy holiday days
  • Flexible, agile and hybrid working - we support a culture of both flexible and agile working to help manage the demands of work with personal life subject to business requirements
  • Professional development- a comprehensive package of personal development opportunities to help you achieve your full potential
  • Wellbeing support- dedicated services and facilities to support your mental and physical health, ranging from an Employee Assistance Programme and counselling to sports and fitness facilities, including discounted gym memberships.
  • Greater Manchester - Live and work in one of the most vibrant regions in the UK, a hot spot of digital innovation, excellent schools and colleagues, and with affordable city, suburban and rural living options to suit a wide range of lifestyle choices.
  • However you identify, whatever your pathway has been to get here, come and join us at the University of Salford where we are all proud to belong!
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