Job description


Senior Lecturer (Foundation Art & Design) (3570)

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is a unique environment where Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences sit alongside the Manchester School of Art and the Manchester Fashion Institute. Student experience is at the heart of everything we do. We're proud to offer state-of-the-art facilities, including digital and technical workshops, studios and gallery spaces designed to enhance learning and collaboration.

The UAL Foundation in Art & Design Diploma in Manchester School of Art sits within the Department of Art and Performance. The programme has a high reputation across the sector with outstanding results at Ofsted inspections. The programme builds on the reputation of the previous BTEC provision which has been described as one of the strongest and most distinctive foundation programmes in the country. Its remit is to enable students to develop the necessary skills and portfolio to apply to a range of art and design degree courses. Students undertake a broad range of creative projects that allow them to experience a range of ideas, materials, processes and technologies. The Department has high level national league table positions and along with Design features in the QS World Ranking tables.

About the Role:

We are looking to appoint a 1 FTE Senior Lecturer to join this thriving UAL Foundation Diploma Art & Design course. As an experienced artist or designer you will have knowledge and understanding of current practices within the fields of Art & Design and will be able to teach the range of investigative processes through to specific pathway disciplines on this one-year, broad based, programme. As a Senior Lecturer you will have experience of leadership and coordination and will be expected to apply this to the course. You will be joining a dynamic, externally facing Department of Art & Performance that places high importance in collegiate and cross-cutting work.

Next Steps:

If you would like to apply, please take the time to consider the essential criteria in the job description and provide us with a CV that demonstrates your suitability for the role.

If you would like to join our people and share our ambition, we would love to hear from you. 

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this, as well as any reasonable adjustments required throughout the application process.


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Manchester All Saints Campus
Oxford Road, Manchester, UK, M15 6BH
  • Location:
    Manchester All Saints Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Arts and Humanities
  • Salary:
    Grade 9 (£42,792 to £49,553)
  • Closing Date:
    24 May 2021
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