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Lecturer in Design for Enterprise and Culture

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This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with innovative approaches to design practice in an enterprise context with a focus on design thinking and strategic design.

As a lecturer, you will be responsible to the Course Leader for the delivery of varied design management units across the course with a focus on creative enterprise, strategic design and design leadership. You will bring research and/or industry and teaching experience at the undergraduate level. You will manage and participate in the delivery of student-centred teaching as well as make a significant contribution to the development of the course curriculum, assessment, quality management and recruitment.

The course explores the strategic and cultural value of design theory and practice in the context of diverse organisations. The position invites applicants who are keen on bringing together creative practices with business and enterprise approaches, in particular fostering diverse design visual practices in the context of entrepreneurship including a creative approach to cultural and design leadership.

Why choose us? 

For the fourth year running, University of the Arts London is the world’s second 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 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 including family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks.

Your profile

We are looking for an individual with a qualification at the undergraduate or postgraduate level relevant to design for enterprise. You will have knowledge of delivering creative projects in a professional environment and experience in a range of specialist skills in relation to designing for culturally informed projects and inclusive teaching. You will also have comprehensive knowledge of learning and teaching international students.

As an academic, previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level is essential in addition to experience of professional practice in design management or equivalent. You will also be able to cite examples of creative industry future trajectory and engagement with culturally diverse contexts and enterprises. You should also demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of design management processes as it intersects with social justice, climate emergency and other global social, cultural, environmental, political and economic forces that are transforming the design discipline. 

The successful candidate should possess effective interpersonal skills and be a student-centred teacher focused on promoting diversity and inclusivity while demonstrating strong communication and organisational skills. We are looking for applicants who can work collaboratively with colleagues to develop the subject area and share expertise.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Resourcing Adviser, [email protected] or telephone: 020 7514 7985

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: 20 June 2022 23:55. 

UAL welcomes 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.

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