Lecturer in MA Graphic Branding and Identity
This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a highly creative and innovative approach to graphic branding or visual brand identities. The position invites applicants who are interested in the future facing development of the course and are interested in experimentation across disciplinary boundaries.
As a lecturer, you will be responsible for delivery of the graphic branding units across the course. You will bring research and/or industry and teaching experience at postgraduate level. You will manage and participate in the delivery of student-centered teaching as well as making a significant contribution to pedagogic development of the course, assessment, quality management and recruitment.
The appointed candidate will work under the direction of the Course Leader to deliver the course as well as contributing to School, College and University.
Why choose us?
London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including: journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.
We are looking for an individual with a qualification at undergraduate and postgraduate level relevant to the subject area of graphic branding. You will have knowledge of delivering innovative projects in a professional and/or academic environment and experience of a range of specialist skills and techniques including a confident and comprehensive working knowledge of design research methodologies, brand semiotics and visual language and digital literacy.
As an academic, previous teaching experience at postgraduate level is essential in addition to experience of research and/or professional practice in graphic branding or equivalent design practice. You will also be able to cite examples of application of your digital literacy across graphic branding or equivalent outcomes.
The successful candidate should possess effective interpersonal skills and be an innovative student-centred teacher able to create and manage discursive frameworks for conceptual and experimental graphic branding. They will possess strong communication and organisational skills, whilst being able to work collaboratively with colleagues to develop the subject area and share expertise.
In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and 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 general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 020 7514 7985.
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Closing date: 1 October 2018.
At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.
Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date