Founded in 1837, the Royal College of Art is the world’s largest community of postgraduate art and design students. It is also the oldest art and design university in continuous operation and has been ranked as the world ‘s number 1 art & design university for a remarkable nine consecutive years (QS World Subject Rankings 2015-2023).
We are seeking an outstanding practitioner/ researcher working in or across the fields of Communication and Design, to contribute towards the RCA’s Master of Research Programme.
You will be leading a tutor group and teaching across both theory and practice, as these are interlinked on the MRes. All the MRes team lead and contribute to the interdisciplinary Research Methods units through lectures, seminars, and workshops with a focus on your expertise and own research specialisms. You will contribute to elective units, with themes such as Collaboration and Interdisciplinarity as Method, and Public Engagement as Method.
The successful candidate will teach from their own research by delivering lectures, workshops, seminars, crits and tutorials across practice and theory as well as work alongside colleagues in all aspects of the MRes Programme. You will contribute to discussions about the development of the curriculum, pioneer new ways of teaching, and undertake administration around your teaching as required by the well-established structures present across the Academic Development Office.
The successful candidate will seek always to promote the College and its staff and students, acting always as a positive advocate for the Royal College of Art. The post holder will demonstrate a commitment to creating and supporting a community which is diverse, multicultural, and inclusive for all students and staff. Sharing our RCA goal to ensure that the College environment encourages all members of our community to teach, learn, work and practise in a shared spirit of inclusivity and cultural exchange.
For more information on the role please see the Information Pack.
Further details: Information Pack
The Royal College of Art (RCA) aims to foster an inclusive culture which promotes equality, values diversity and maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students and stakeholders are respected.
We recognise the broad range of experiences that a diverse staff and student body brings and how this strengthens our research and enhances our teaching. In order for RCA to remain a world-leading institution we are committed to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) principles throughout all of our processes, from application through to appointment.