Senior Lecturer in Photography

  • Type: job
  • Location: Elephant and Castle, London UK
  • Deadline: Jun 15 2023 at 12:00PM
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The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Photography Programme within the Media School at London College of Communication, working on our new MA Commercial Photography course. With knowledge, skills and experience of the contemporary photography industry you will be part of a team developing and delivering this innovative course. You will also be responsible for developing student’s creative, technical, professional and entrepreneurial skills. A key part of your role will be developing relationships with commercial partners, companies, brands and publishers to develop live briefs and professional opportunities for the students and graduates.

With enthusiasm for innovative course delivery and knowledge of contemporary commercial practices, you will be responsible for leading, teaching, assessing, unit management and curriculum development.

In this role you’ll develop your ongoing professional industry experience, and work collaboratively with the Programme team to use your specialist expertise in the development of pedagogy and curriculum in innovative and critical directions.

Your contributions will extend the level of subject expertise and critical understanding on the MA Commercial Photography Course and will keep the curriculum at the forefront of creative and professional practice.

About you

You will have extensive knowledge, skills and experience of working in the photography industry, in roles such as photographer, agent, picture editor or art buyer. You will also have experience of the full creative workflow, from commissioning, pitching, budgeting, pre-production, production, post-production and image licensing.

You will have experience of working with students, graduates and/or photographers on career development and will possess an understanding of professional fee structures and marketing. You will also demonstrate a wide ranging and relevant cultural and contextual knowledge and will be able to apply this to contemporary commercial practices within your teaching.

Additionally, you will be an innovative educator with a commitment to the ongoing development of pedagogy as a creative practice, and to promoting diversity and inclusivity in all aspects of your teaching and assessment.

We are UAL

London College of Communication is part of University of the Arts London and is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education.

For the fourth year running, University of the Arts London is the world’s second 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.

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Closing date: 23:55, 15th June 2023.

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.