Position for a Lecturer at the School of Jewellery

Open call  /  ProfessionalPractice  /  01 Sep 2017  -  01 Oct 2017
Published: 01.09.2017
Position for a Lecturer at the School of Jewellery.
Birmingham City University
Stephen Bottomley, Bridie Lander
DEADLINE: 01/10/2017

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The School is now seeking to appoint a new and enthusiastic lecturer to join our friendly and experienced international teaching team and contribute to the continued successes and achievements of the School of Jewellery at home and abroad within the Faculty of Art, Design and Media.
The School of Jewellery is the largest in Europe, with unrivalled facilities and expertise across this diverse specialist sector. Based in the heart of Birmingham’s thriving Jewellery Quarter since 1890 the school has achieved the highest national and global reputation across its PhD, MA, BA, BSC and HND courses

About the role
The successful applicant will primarily teach on our BA Hons Jewellery and Object (previously BA Jewellery and Related products) courses, as well as contributing to the development of an overarching critical studies program and /or other teaching activities across the school, as required.

You will join a strong staff team of both full time and part time staff members with skills across a range of materials, design technologies and teaching methodologies. Your teaching activities will be further enhanced by your ability to make a future contribution to research and/or enterprise.

You will provide pastoral support to students as a Personal Tutor and will have the opportunity to lead modules and develop project content within them.

About you
We are seeking a dynamic individual with a recognized personal profile as a designer maker and practitioner at international level. You will be a creative problem solver with a passion for working across a range of materials and a deep sense of material understanding and critical awareness.

An accomplished practitioner in your field you will able to demonstrate a clear knowledge of studio culture and an understanding and appreciation of the cultural and critical issues surrounding this specialist subject.

 A PhD, or industry equivalent is desirable for this post.

Excellent communication, organizational and networking skills are necessary to enhance graduate opportunities throughout the school. Applicants should be willing to undertake work and training across the faculty and participate in collaborative projects for the University.
The ability to work within a team and to develop new course materials for our newly revalidated curriculum, competent IT skills and knowledge of online learning resources are all essential qualities that we are seeking.

For further information please contact the Head of School, Professor Stephen Bottomley.

Location: School of Jewellery
Salary: £35,698 to £38,802 per annum pro rata 0.6 FTE
Reference: 082017-303