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Course leader - interior design
at Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University School of Design is looking for a senior lecturer to lead the new BA (Hons) interior design course, in Bath, UK.

About the role

Commencing with its first cohort this coming academic year 2019/20. Interior design joins a suite of established design courses in digital animation, graphic communication, fashion design, furniture and product design and textile design for fashion and interiors.

It is a pivotal moment for Bath Spa University with the opening of the new Art and Design Locksbrook campus in September. The Grade 2 listed campus building was originally designed by Sir Nicholas Grimshaw for Herman Miller, the American furniture manufacturers in 1976. Bath Spa University and Grimshaw Architects have worked closely to transform the iconic building into an extraordinary facility for artists and designers to flourish. You can find more information about the new campus here.

The Bath School of Design places students at the centre of all its activities, and this is supported through research and professional networks. The course leader will have the opportunity to shape the direction of the course from the outset in this incredible new location with exceptional studios, workshops and digital learning facilities, and will work closely with the head of school and course leaders across design as key decision makers in operations, strategy and vision of the Bath School of Design.


You will have experience in delivering and leading teaching and learning in a higher education institute in the specialised area of interior design, this includes proven experience in managing student cohorts, curriculum design and recruitment activities.

In support of teaching you will have professional industry networks and be actively engaged in research and/or scholarly activities. We expect that as an interior design specialist that you are conversant in current dialogues in environmental sustainability and these will be translated into the teaching and learning practices on the course.

About us

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. We place collaboration at the heart of everything we do. We make sure our people are engaged and empowered by blending digital technologies, international perspectives, work-oriented connections and inspirational teaching. Together we’re on a journey to transform our students’ lives. And it starts with people like you.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Head of School – Kerry Curtis, on 01225 87608 or via email.

How to apply For further information or to apply online please visit Bath Spa University jobs page. Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed. Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed.

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include a nursery, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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