Vacancy: Lecturer – BA Photography – Falmouth University

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Job titleLecturer: BA PhotographyJob referenceFAL1120Application closing date03/08/2020LocationPenryn, Cornwall, EnglandSalary – £33,797 to £39,152 per annum, pro rata (dependent upon experience) Contract type, Fixed term to 30 June 2021, part-time, 21 hours per weekJob categoryAcademic / Research.

Falmouth University has a history of more than 100 years of creative thinking and design innovation. Established in 1902 as Falmouth School of Art, we have grown to become a digital innovation hub, delivering impact for lives and economies through the development of new knowledge, solutions, services and products. Today, our undergraduate and postgraduate courses represent the breadth of the creative industries, the fastest growing sector in the UK economy. Falmouth’s specialisms will be key to future economic and cultural success both at a local and global level.

Our ambitious 2030 Strategy, ‘Doing it for Real’, is designed to deliver yet further growth in our student numbers and income through portfolio diversification, innovation, research and commercial ventures. It will establish Falmouth as the market leader for creative industries and entrepreneurship education over the next decade, capitalising on our considerable assets in innovation-led research and business incubation.

To help deliver our 2030 Strategy, we are now looking to recruit a Lecturer to join the Institute of Photography.

Photography at Falmouth has a longstanding, international reputation. It is a place where top-flight photographers, the wider industry, researchers and students come together to create, challenge and interpret the world of the image in some of the finest facilities in Europe.

Our alumni have gone on to win the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, the Magenta Foundation Award, be shortlisted for the Guardian Student Photographer of the Year, and to work for high-profile clients such as Chanel, the New York Times and Channel 4.

We are looking to recruit a part-time lecturer to work across our programme primarily supporting student’s development of their independent photographic and professional practice. The successful candidate will inspire students, through innovative pedagogies, whilst bringing specialist insight and professional expertise within an area of creative photographic practice. The candidate will have a good understanding of the technical requirements of creative photographic production, and an up-to-date awareness of current trends, theories and critical debates informing contemporary photographic practice in both commercial and arts-based areas.

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include generous holiday entitlements, contributory pension scheme, and training and development opportunities. Full details regarding employment benefits can be found on our careers site.
 
The closing date for this position is Monday 3 August 2020.

Interviews will be held by Microsoft Teams on Wednesday 12 August 2020.

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