Senior Lecturer Design Management

Coventry, West Midlands, UK
£37,713 - £53,698 per annum
Nov 30, 2017
Dec 30, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
The Times Higher Education University of the Year and the Times and Sunday Times Modern University of the Year, Coventry University is one of the leading higher education recruiters. Committed to research and teaching excellence and passionate about the arts, humanities,design, performance and media, The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is a vibrant community of scholars, researchers and practitioners with a global profile and a heritage of quality built up over 150 years. We believe that arts and humanities have a transformative effect on our lives and that critical thinking, creativity and innovation produce solutions for some of the world's most deep-rooted social and cultural problems. Our schools promote distinctive and innovative approaches to their disciplines, facilitating collaborative working and high levels of specialism, supported by excellent resources in response to the challenges of increasingly complex futurework places and Creative careers.

The School of Art and Design is an internationally recognised, award-winning School, with a tradition of innovation since 1843 and o ur alumni inform, create and shape the world around us. The School is a vibrant environment which embraces innovation in teaching , research and professional practice and offers exciting undergraduate and postgraduate courses including, automotive and product design, fine art , illustration, interior and graphic design, fashion and architecture . The School is linked with Faculty's Research Centre in Mobility and Transport and Visual Arts Research Group

To lead our new MA in Design Management and develop our UK and International provision in this area, as well as supporting the University's on-going commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, we are seeking an academic and active researcher/practitioners with an established profile in Design Management to join our thriving School.

The successful candidate for this position must be able to demonstrate a strong track record in Design Management. A strong and extensive network of industry and academic contacts is desirable. You should be able to demonstrate an in depth knowledge and critical understanding of design management, the creative and cultural industries and the global social, cultural, environmental, political and the economic forces that are transforming design practice and the application of design approaches in a variety of contexts. The post-holder must be actively engaged in research, professional creative practice and/or income generation in the broad area of Design Management and must have a proven track record of exploring new and emerging modes of practice and scholarship.

Applicants should be qualified to PhD level or if from a professional practice background, at least Masters Level (or of equivalent professional status) and be able to relate the key debates framing the location and transformation of Design Management in contemporary culture to UK Higher Education.They should have a proven track record of delivering a first-class student experience within HE. Experience of education innovation would be advantageous.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate high level digital fluency and a continuing engagement with professional, scholarly and pedagogic development - those without a teaching qualification will be required to undertake Coventry University's PGC HE or secure a HEA fellowship.

Coventry University is committed to providing our employees with the very best opportunities for both career and personal development. We offer a wide choice of development and training courses to all staff as well as generous holiday allowances, final salary pensions and flexible working options.

We would welcome enquiries prior to application - for an informal discussion about this post, contact Dr Karen Bull, Associate Head of School Student Experience, Tel. +44 (0)24 76658504

Closing Date: 2 January 2018

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