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Lecturer in Graphic Design & Illustration (Ref:143)

Salary range: 
£35,845 to £41,526 pa, pro rata

School of Engineering, Arts, Science & Technology

The BA (Hons) Graphic Design course at the University of Suffolk is seeking a Contextual Studies Lecturer to join its existing Art and Design Dissertation Team as a specialist Graphic Design supervisor. The role offered is 0.2 FTE, equivalent to one day per week.

The successful candidate will have expert contextual and theoretical knowledge in the field of Graphic Design and Illustration, with previous experience of teaching on degree courses at Level 6. They should hold a first degree and Masters in a related discipline. The role will typically be for one-day a week, with some duties covering contextual studies delivery at Level 5 in preparation for Level 6 study.

The Graphic Design course at Suffolk has a growing reputation. It received 100% Student Satisfaction in the 2020 NSS, and the University of Suffolk was listed 16th out of 73 universities in the Design and Crafts section of The Guardian League Tables 2020. The course prides itself of its student experience, preparing students to go into employment or progress to postgraduate study, and its critical questioning of Graphic Design as a discipline.

Graphic Design at Suffolk is part of the School of Engineering, Arts, Science and Technology (EAST), one of the most diverse Schools in the University. As such, the role brings exciting opportunities for working alongside academics from a wide range of backgrounds. Programmes provide strong integration of Art, Design, Science, Engineering and Creative Technologies to address the demands of the ever-changing societal needs via scholarly-led teaching, business engagement and research.

Informal enquiries may be sent to Graphic Design Course Leader, Nigel Ball:

Interview date:  Monday 9 November

Role starts: w/c 18 January 2021

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 12:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

EITHER return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading
OR by post to:

The Human Resource Team
University of Suffolk
Waterfront Building
Neptune Quay
Ipswich IP4 1QJ

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