Part-time Hourly Lecturer – Illustration

Part-time Hourly Lecturer – Illustration

This part-time hourly lecturer role involves working primarily with our Year 1 Illustration students, though some sessions may be scheduled with other year groups.

BA (Hons) Illustration at NUA has a reputation for it’s forward thinking and highly creative graduates. We encourage our students to experiment, innovate and develop their own way of working through the connection of images to text, storytelling, and the exploration of new knowledge, ideas or issue-based content. We aim to equip students to become visual communicators and thought leaders who tackle global issues around diversity and sustainability head-on.

You will join an experienced team delivering a dynamic curriculum that aims to explore and experiment with techniques and processes. You will deliver across a wide variety of projects with a focus on awareness of sustainable and responsible ways of thinking and working. The role involves preparing and delivering a mix of digital and on-campus taught sessions including lectures, workshops and tutorials across all aspects of Illustration students and may involve conducting assessment. Administrative duties such as register taking, preparing handouts and course material and writing tutorial notes are an essential part of this post.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced illustration lecturer who will inspire and engage our students teaching practical illustration skills, concepts and contexts which include drawing, design, image and text, narrative and sequence, storytelling. You will have a strong understanding of the needs of students making the transition to university study and an ability to develop and deliver engaging digital teaching session. Applicants will have professional experience within contemporary illustration industry contexts and teaching experience, ideally relevant HE level teaching experience in the UK. You will need to demonstrate strong organisation, communication and teamworking skills.

Please note that teaching sessions are usually scheduled in 2.5 hour or 3 hour blocks from 09.30 onwards. Timetabled sessions for this role may include one or two blocks per day and teaching will usually be on Mondays.

Salary: £39.38 per teaching hour. £18.00 per assessment hour.
Closing Date: 01/11/2021 5:00 pm
Interview Date: 16/11/2021


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