Creative Arts & Design

*Due to COVID-19, this position will be teaching online to students based in China.

When opportunity arises, this position is to be substantially based in China.

The HBU-UCLan School of Media, Communication and Creative Industries Joint School is a partnership between Hebei University, P.R. China and the University of Central Lancashire, UK. Established in 2014 with over 750 students studying on the following UCLan programmes:

BA (Hons) Creative Advertising

BA (Hons) Animation

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

BA (Hons) Interior Design

BA (Hons) Media Production and Technology

BA (Hons) Film and Media and Film Production

Hebei University (HBU) is located in the historic city of Baoding, approximately 36 minutes from Beijing by fast train. The city is becoming a commuter base for Beijing and Hebei Province has a total population of over 77 million people.

The Joint School has non-independent status and is approved by the Ministry of Education in China.

We have recently (May 2022) had a very successful outcome to a Periodic Review of the undergraduate programmes offered by the Joint School, and have successfully validated 3 new Masters level programmes to be offered in China from September 2022. The highly successful UCLan research initiative ‘Research Centre for Cultural Preservation through Creative Practice’ is also now based out in China with facilities within the partnership. This provides exciting new opportunities for staff to build research profiles within a unique, dynamic and cross-cultural environment.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and resourceful experienced Lecturer in Interior Design to join the team delivering the BA (Hons) Interior Design programme. Subject to qualifications and experience, the successful applicant may also be required to contribute to the new MA Interior Design programme. Working within a committed and enthusiastic team, you will contribute to the curriculum design, course development, teaching and assessment as well as providing module leadership where required. We also require a forward-looking subject specialist who is future orientated and has a good understanding of future trends and influences within this subject domain.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work as part of a global team to support a high quality creative industries facility and nurture new content development within a unique cross-cultural setting.

For further information about the HBU-UCLan School of Media, Communication and Creative Industries, please visit International partners – UCLan

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Sion Hughes, Academic Head, at [email protected]

To request a copy of the job description/person specification, please email Toni Fitter, Administration Manager, [email protected]

Applicants need to meet all Essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview.

Please apply by submitting your CV with a covering statement demonstrating how you meet the person specification to [email protected].

Your CV should include contact details of two referees with knowledge of your skills, capabilities and work performance. We will only take up references for the selected candidate.

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