Teaching Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow in Design and Media: Research and Theory

Updated: 26 days ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 Mar 2021

UCA is the No.1 Specialist Creative University in the Complete University Guide 2021 and the Guardian League Table 2021. The University is also proud to hold the TEF Gold award for teaching quality from the Office for Students.

As the second largest provider of creative education in Europe, UCA has been producing exceptional graduates for the creative industries worldwide for more than 150 years. We have more than 7,500 students studying on 120 creative arts, business and technology courses at campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Rochester, Hampton Court and Maidstone, as well as through distance learning. Our exceptional team of world-class teaching and research academics are equipping the next generation of creators, innovators and leaders with the skills they need to thrive in the creative industries.

As well as enjoying an international reputation for its HE provision, UCA is unique in that it helps students make a career in one of the most dynamic, significant and fastest-growing sectors of the economy. We are ideally positioned to lead the way and provide the talent for a new-look future, and we hope that you’ll bring your skillset to our cause – creating the perfect environment for the next generation of creatives, entrepreneurs and makers to thrive.

TITLE: Teaching Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow in Design and Media: Research and Theory

LOCATION: Xiamen University, Zhangzhou Campus, China

Full Time: 36.25 hours per week 

Salary: £35,845 - £49,552, plus accommodation and benefits

The University for the Creative Arts is seeking talented educators to lead teaching, learning, and assessment at the Institute of Creativity and Innovation, launched September 2020 in partnership with Xiamen University. This is a unique opportunity to join an institution at its inception and to contribute to its future direction and success.

Teaching Fellow / Senior Teaching Fellows in Design and Media: Research and Theory will have a deep understanding of subject-specific principles and their application, combined with the ability to engage and inspire students. You will hold a higher degree in a relevant discipline, along with a teaching qualification or equivalent professional experience.

The right candidates will have the passion and drive needed to contribute to the successful establishment of the Institute and to contribute to the ongoing development of its course portfolio in line with the needs of the emerging Chinese creative industries.

The ideal candidate will also have a current research agenda and international teaching experience.

ICI is based at Xiamen University’s beautiful Zhangzhou campus, a temperate coastal area in the South of China, located across the bay from the city of Xiamen, which has a sizeable ex-pat population. The role comes with free accommodation, private medical insurance and a personal travel allowance.

Priority will be given to applicants with experience of working in the UK, or other countries where courses are taught in English.

Candidates must be able to meet the Chinese visa requirements which areavailable here . UCA will assist with obtaining a visa.

Please note UCA may close a vacancy early in the event of high numbers of applications being received.

For further details and to apply for this post please visit our website https://jobs.ucreative.ac.uk/ICI-RTH-5

For more information: http://webdocs.ucreative.ac.uk/Requirements_for_Chinese_Z_Visa_V1-1587740640015.pdf

The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Interviews will be held during the week of April 12, 2021.

We value the diversity of our organisation and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

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