Assistant Professor in Photography

Coventry University is committed to creating better futures and to be world leading in all that they do. Having achieved a gold rating in the UK government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), and ranked 15th in the Guardian University Guide 2020, they are building on their position as a leading provider of innovative education and impactful research to offer transformative experiences to all our learning communities.

You are invited to join Coventry University’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities at a particularly exciting time. The Faculty has always championed collaborative working and provided access to leading edge resources and in 2022 it will do so from an outstanding new immersive arts building that will push the boundaries of how we create and innovate across a range of exciting disciplines.

Within this Faculty, the School of Media and Performing Arts is an award winning, industry led, creative hub that offers undergraduate and post graduate courses in film, photography and media production, music and acting, journalism and communication, digital and immersive media.

They are now looking to appoint a dynamic and adaptable course director for our BA (Hons) Photography to lead on and deliver teaching, learning and assessment on their top ranking BA (Hons) Photography. This role is a predominantly teaching and course leadership focussed post that might include opportunities to deliver on our MA Photography course. You will be a practice-based photographer, passionate about education and employability and committed to developing industry focussed opportunities that enhance the student experience.

Applicants will either have a significant track record of high-profile industry experience /professional practice in a relevant field, alongside degree level qualifications or a PhD.

Those without a teaching qualification will need to undertake Coventry University’s PGCHE and/or secure HEA fellowship.

Successful applicants will demonstrate an ability to lead a team, inspire innovation, and contribute to either research, scholarship or enterprise through their academic or industry experience in the subject area. There will be opportunities to join our Research Institute for Creative Cultures or contribute to our high-profile, industry focussed Enterprise and Innovation projects.

Coventry University is committed to providing their employees with the best opportunities for both career and personal development. They offer a wide range of training and support to all staff as well as generous holiday allowances, generous pensions, rewards packages and flexible working options.

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