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Dean of Media

Competitive salary available

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is a successful specialist university, offering high quality education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Our dynamic, contemporary and creative provision of arts, design and media courses is delivered from a unique campus in the heart of Norwich. Graduate employability and student satisfaction are key factors in our success and national profile. In the 2013 NSS, NUA was rated, by its students, as the best specialist University in the UK. Over the past five years the University has grown to almost 2,000 students and continues to expand to reflect high student demand. The University has a reputation for graduates who produce original and thought-provoking work.

We are now seeking an academic champion and leader for the Faculty of Media. A key area of growth has been in Media where there are now c600 undergraduate students. BA courses within the Faculty are Film & Moving Image Production, Animation, Photography and Games Art & Design. NUA also offers postgraduate awards in Communication Design, Curation, Fashion, Fine Art, Moving Image & Sound, Photography and Textile Design.

To reflect a developing estate in support of these awards the University now seeks to appoint an innovative academic leader as Dean of Media. You will have a successful career in media education or the creative industries and in addition to significant experience of leadership you will have personal expertise and national credibility within the field of Media as a researcher or practitioner. The University seeks someone who will champion the awards and embrace the values we have of specialism, excellence and employability.

You will be passionate and knowledgeable about the media, interested in joining a small, specialist university and want to become a member of a senior team that work closely together with values based upon team work and collegiality. A Professorial title may be available to an appropriately qualified candidate.

Interviews will be held on: Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th April 2014
Closing date: Wednesday 5th March 2014


Press and media

NUA news stories

Staff and students featured in NUA press releases are available for further comment.

Interview requests

Our academic staff are leading practitioners and researchers in the fields of the arts, design and media. They are available to provide expert comment on regional, national and international news stories related to higher education and the creative arts.

On campus filming and photography

All camera crews and photographers need advance permission to operate on the NUA campus. Alternatively the University has a wealth of photography and footage which can be provided on request.


Members of the press are welcome to attend all events at NUA. Most exhibitions on the campus, including the Degree Shows, will have a private view event in advance of the public opening for the press and special guests. Details of these events are available on request.

Press visits

We are delighted to arrange campus tours and on-campus interviews with staff and students.

Media Contact

Paul Hill
Head of Communications

Call +44 (0) 1603 753270
email press@nua.ac.uk