Lecturer in Contextual Studies Fine Art

39275.00 - 47120.00 GBP Annual
27 Sep 2021
08 Oct 2021
Part Time
Contract Type

The Lecturer in Contextual Studies Fine Art is responsible for teaching, curriculum development, and on-going scholarship on BA or MA Fine Art.

These courses are part of the Art Programme at Central Saint Martins. The post-holder will work collaboratively within a course team, deploying specialist expertise to develop pedagogy and the curriculum in innovative and critical directions.

Critical Studies supports the theoretical exploration of students providing the methodologies and conceptual frameworks for developing their practice.

The post-holder will be expected to undertake:

  • Pedagogic and curriculum development that stimulate thought and practice that challenge the canon of Fine Art with the aim of promoting diversity and inclusivity
  • Teaching responsibilities across contextual studies and studio practice

Please ensure you state in your application if you would like to apply for the BA or MA course.

Why choose us?

Central Saint Martins is a world-leading centre for arts and design education. Its reputation stems from the creative energy of its staff and students and the stellar achievements of its graduates nationally and internationally. The nine programmes at CSM explore the boundaries of their discipline. Students and staff are continually alert to new ideas and are curious and restless in developing beyond the expected norms of their subject, so emerging work is at the forefront of its area. CSM sits at the heart of London's creative scene, and of one of Europe's most dynamic new culture and innovation quarters at King's Cross, making the college increasingly important to London's cultural life, and indicative of our general desire to open up CSM to as broad an audience as possible.

Your profile

  • Undergraduate degree in Fine Art or associated subject
  • Higher degree (e.g. MA, PhD or Higher level research degree) in Fine Art or associated subject (desirable)
  • Teaching qualification (PG Cert or equivalent) (desirable)
  • Member of the Higher Education Academy (desirable)
  • Experience of teaching & assessment in a higher education environment (permanent, fractional, or hourly paid contract)
  • Applies an inquiring, innovative and reflexive approach to teaching
  • Considers equality, diversity and inclusivity in all aspects of teaching and assessment
  • Shows commitment to understanding the range of students' experiences within a course
  • Collaborates and works effectively within teams and across different professional groups
  • Works effectively and respectfully with a wide range of people
  • Evidence of research, knowledge exchange and/ or professional practice that contributes to the advancement of Fine Art activity and is relevant to the goals of the Programme, College and University
  • Evidence of using contacts within subject peer group to develop partnerships or collaboration
  • Plans, prioritises and manages resources effectively to achieve objectives

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.

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Closing date: 7 October :55.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn - a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome 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.