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Hourly Paid Lecturers in Graphic Design

Faculty of Arts & Creative Industries

Location:  Hendon
Starting Salary:  Enhanced rate £51.75, Basic rate £20.70 per hour (including outer London weighting) depending on activity
Contract Type:  Variable Hours - Fixed Term
Date Posted:  Thursday 22 July 2021
Closing Date:  Wednesday 11 August 2021
Reference:  ACIHP3
Job Details:    Job Description     CV template    

Middlesex University, London, is recruiting part-time hourly paid lecturers to join the BA Graphic Design programme on 6 September 2021. We are looking for lecturers to work within the Graphic Design area of the Visual Arts Department as an active member of a teaching team delivering excellence in all areas of Graphic Design with an emphasis on their own subject specialism appropriate to the needs of the student body. 

 You will be joining an established team of academics and technicians delivering a Graphic Design degree to a very diverse student cohort in the Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries at a London university. Graphic Design is well-established at Middlesex University, with facilities that are second to none. 

 The candidate should have knowledge and experience of current working practice and technologies and should be passionate about supporting students in producing high quality design work.  To succeed in this role you should have:

  •  A postgraduate qualification in Graphic Design or a related subject, and/or relevant professional experience.
  • A commitment to and awareness of equality, diversity and inclusivity within your professional practice.
  • A commitment to ensuring a high quality of student experience.
  • The ability to understand the range of students’ experiences and needs to help support their creative experimentation, and shape their future career ambitions.
  • Knowledge and experience of current graphic design practice with a focus on one or more of the following: Branding, Digital design, Social design and design for sustainability, design for music, UI UX and environmental design.
  • An awareness of sustainability, ethics and inclusive design practices.
  • The ability to be a committed collaborator who works effectively within the course team.

It would be advantageous if you have some previous experience of teaching at higher education level, a relevant teaching qualification or accreditation, but this is not essential.

Appointments are for no more than 24 weeks per year, depending on need, and appointees have the option of joining the university’s pension scheme. 

Hourly rates are on a scale depending on the type of activity, with teaching generally paid at the enhanced rate.

We particularly welcome applications from women and gender non-conforming individuals and people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Backgrounds to join the team and help shape the future of Graphic Design education.  All recruitment decisions will be based on merit. 

We are a member of Athena SWAN a gender based charter, the Race Equality Charter, Stonewall Workplace Equality Index and Disability Confident. We are committed to improving employment opportunities for underrepresented groups.

We have made a positive commitment to employing disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in the role profile.

To apply please submit a CV (using the University’s template under Additional Information) and a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of this role (as set out in the person specification of the Job Description) and send them to: c.x.lewis@mdx.ac.uk, stating the job reference number in the title of your email.

 

For more information please contact Claire Lewis, Programme Leader for BA Graphic Design, c.x.lewis@mdx.ac.uk.

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