Creative Arts & Design

Base Location: Hardwick Campus, Cheltenham

The School of Arts comprises a vibrant community of practitioners and scholars who together deliver undergraduate and postgraduate courses across five subject areas: Art, Performing Arts and Production, Design, Architecture & Constructed Environments & Photography. Research and postgraduate research are part of the school’s environment, working across subjects and levels.

The purpose of this role

Applications are sought for the position of Associate Lecturer in Photography. We are seeking lecturers who can supplement our core teaching team in the academic year 22-23 and who can deliver:

  • Level 4 history and theory of photography, including developing key critical thinking and study skills
  • Level 5 history and theory
  • Level 6 dissertation supervision

The ideal candidate will have relevant qualifications in photography at both under- and postgraduate levels and be committed to teaching in a student-centred environment. Applicants will need to be passionate about, and committed to, the development of students and will want to provide excellent pedagogic opportunities for learning and development. An understanding of, and an ability to deliver, engaging learning and teaching is essential for both the level 4 and 5 modules.

Applicants will be excited about the ways in which students learn, and how photography and the creative industries are developing. Bringing an awareness of how ideas, research and creative thinking and how this can stimulate students’ practice is essential.

A commitment to working within the context of a team and building on the successes of the many courses within the School of Arts is vital.  For more information go to

Informal enquires about the position to Julia Peck, Academic Subject Leader, Photography:

Deadline for applications: 13th June 2022

Interviews will be held on 22nd June 2022

The University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff community and welcomes applications from currently under-represented sections of our workforce. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing an interview to everyone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and the essential criteria contained within the person specification.

Please download and save the Application for Employment Form to your computer. You will need to complete this form as part of the online application process. Your application will not be considered without this form. 

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