Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Surface Pattern and Textile Design

Staffordshire University

United Kingdom

July 2, 2021


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Surface Pattern and Textile Design School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

Location: Stoke campus Salary: £34,804 to £49,553 per annum pro rata Tenure: Part time 0.6FTE Permanent Release Date: Wednesday 16 June 2021 Closing Date: Friday 02 July 2021 Interview Date: Monday 12 July 2021 Reference: DTA20-47

Who is Staffordshire University?

We are the Connected University with 100 years of experience and ambition in becoming the UK's foremost digital Institution. Our main campus is located in Stoke on Trent alongside our Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Staffordshire University London's Digital Institute is our first campus outside the Midlands.

With more than 10,000 Full Time Undergraduate and Postgraduate students on campus, we continue to drive innovation and change, aiming to positively disrupt our sector. For our University, it is about so much more than the numbers. In fact, if there's one thing that sets us apart, it's our people who are all #ProudToBeStaffs. Every one of our employees goes above and beyond to deliver on our connected mission, responding to the needs of our students, academic partners, businesses and society.

Over the past 5 years, we have transformed ourselves into a Gold standard provider of teaching and learning, gaining historically high positions in the UK league tables. With digital skills being at our core, we strive for diversity in all its forms and play an important role in our local communities and regional economies.

About the role

The Department of Art & Design at Staffordshire University has a well- established reputation for providing an innovative portfolio which includes Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses. We wish to complement our existing, experienced and very successful academic team with suitably experienced, enthusiastic and motivated candidates seeking to further their career in Higher Education.

We are pleased to announce the recruitment of a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Surface Pattern and Textile Design to join our recently established department within the School of Digital, Technologies and Arts. This recruitment is central to our ambitious expansion plans and hence helping us deliver against the University's vision and beyond.

The post will require the successful candidate to teach a variety of design and creative skills on our successful Surface Pattern and Textile Design course, working with a range of staff within our team and the wider school. You must be a reliable, creative and resourceful academic with ambition to undertake recruitment, consultancy and income generating activities as appropriate to the role.

As an established Lecturer/Senior Lecturer and subject expert in Surface Pattern and Textile Design (or with excellent industry experience) you will be expected to contribute to the University's research and scholarly activity outputs in your subject area. We will also look for you to help shape our teaching and learning strategies to explicitly enhance the student experience through the use of digital technology.

In return for your dedication, we have a competitive benefits package available

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • Starting from 29 days Annual Leave (depending on job grade) plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
  • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans
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  • Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

    We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University.

    We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.