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Lecturer in Digital Innovation Design

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in Digital Innovation Design? Are you able to use your expertise to support or complement our existing strengths in Graphics and Communication Design, Advertising & Design, Fashion Design, and Art & Design? The School has established a broad portfolio of Design-focused programmes and the successful candidate will be expected to not only contribute but also shape the academic agenda.

We are looking to appoint a Lecturer in the field of Digital Innovation Design at full time (1.0 FTE), with the core purposes of developing research in design, and to provide leadership in the development of the School of Design as a centre for both research and teaching in this area. The position will also focus on developing a strong network of engagement with the regional activities and centres.

The School of Design is part of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures which consists of nine dynamic and diverse Schools which offer vibrant research and a commitment to excellence in teaching. You will join an experienced, innovative and diverse team to teach across our programmes, support module design, course leadership and student experience, as well as leading the development of research projects. In addition to establishing new research you will also be actively involved in producing high quality publications and contributing to the School’s Research Excellence Framework (REF).

You will have a PhD in Digital Innovation Design, or related area. You will have a developing record of research, commensurate with the level of the post and a clear indication of the ability to achieve internationally recognised standards of excellence. You will be a committed teacher and outstanding communicator, able to contribute to teaching and administrative activities in Digital Innovation Design. This appointment to a major role, in a dynamic and growing School of Design, offers considerable potential for personal initiative and fulfilment.     

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Chris Carr, Head of School

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3094, email: c.carr@leeds.ac.uk


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Design
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 7 to Grade 8
Salary:  £33,199 to £48,677 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 26 July 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 25 August 2019
Reference:  AHCDE1075
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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