University of the Arts London is seeking a course leader for the MA Design for Industry in London.
Part time, permanent
£48,534 to £58,474 pro rata (£29,120.40 – £35,084.40 per annum)
If you are a leading authority in the field of industrial design or related areas, this is an exciting opportunity to join one of the world’s leading universities for art and design and operate at the forefront of design education, research and knowledge exchange.
As course leader for the new MA Design for Industry 5.0, you will provide a stimulating and supportive environment for students and colleagues. Industry 5.0 is a future in which the traditional drivers of efficiency and productivity give way to the ethics of care and human-centred design. The course foregrounds people and the planet to explore the entrepreneurial opportunity presented by fourth industrial revolution technologies. You will be responsible for assuring the academic standards of the course and its delivery through your academic leadership and the effective management of resources.
You will also contribute actively as part of our team, sharing your knowledge with staff and students. Through your excellent professional networks, you will ensure the continuous development of the course through industry links and collaborations, by reflecting critically on broader contexts of industrial design and educational provision internationally.
Why choose us?
University of the Arts London is the world’s second highest University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2022. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better and more sustainable world and championing race equality.
We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance.
Product, ceramic and industrial design
MA Design for Industry 5.0 is a new industrial design course that complements four well-established courses within CSM’s Product, Ceramic and Industrial Design programme. The PCID programme operates at the forefront of design education research and knowledge exchange.
Industry 5.0 is a future in which the traditional drivers of efficiency and productivity give way to the ethics of care and human-centred design. MA Design for Industry 5.0 foregrounds people and the planet in the exploration of entrepreneurial opportunities presented by fourth-industrial revolution technologies.
With extensive experience in industrial design at the forefront of contemporary manufacturing technologies, you will be committed to transformation and innovation in postgraduate education and its role in addressing contemporary contexts and challenges facing manufacturing industries and their impact on people and the planet. You will be someone who wishes to embrace the opportunities to work, share and exchange knowledge and skills within this dynamic and creative environment and contribute to the evolution of MA Design for Industry 5.0 within the Product, Ceramic and Industrial Design Programme and its culture.
With a postgraduate degree in industrial design or related fields, you will have considerable professional and academic experience, with an inventive approach to students’ learning and high aspirations for their achievement, their professional futures and the course’s development and advancement internationally.
Creative and highly motivated, you will have detailed knowledge and understanding of design practices and technologies and a keen awareness of contemporary concerns and debates within design practices. You will have a commitment to addressing issues of race, diversity and social inclusion and the climate emergency, through creative and innovative pedagogy and projects.
UAL is committed to addressing the under-representation of staff from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, using our student profile as a reference point.
University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive salary and pension, plus a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.
If you have any queries about this role, please contact the CSM Resourcing Team on 0207 514 7885 or via email.
Q&A sessions with the programme director of Product, Ceramic and Industrial Design can be arranged on request. Please book a place by sending an email to the CSM resourcing team with your preferred date and timing.
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Closing date: 9 January 2023 23:55
UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and caring responsibility.