Course Leader BA (Hons) Photography

Arts University Bournemouth – Faculty of Media and Performance / Photography

Arts University Bournemouth is the leading professional arts university dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Offering courses in art, design, architecture, media and performance, we are passionate about our specialist subjects and dedicated both to education and the creative industries which we serve.

We are seeking a new appointment to lead AUB’s well-established undergraduate course in Photography. The ideal candidate will be a specialist in contemporary photographic practice, an experienced academic leader and active researcher.

The BA (Hons) Photography course is a longstanding and internationally renowned undergraduate course. It introduces students to a broad range of ideas and contexts, responding directly to the expansive nature of contemporary photographic practice. Research informed creative practice is key to the learning process which is centred on the individual learner. The course is supported by a highly experienced team of photographic specialists and boasts a state of the art range of studio and darkroom facilities, supporting both analogue and digital resources.

The successful candidate will be qualified to PhD or have equivalent industry experience, evidenced through being a recognised authority in the subject with internal and external peers as well as having a detailed knowledge and deep understanding of the subject’s processes and practices.  Candidates from outside of academia must be able to demonstrate the ability to make the transition to becoming a leading academic. They will also hold a teaching qualification and ideally have FHEA Membership or being willing to obtain this upon appointment.

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Mary Oliver, Dean of the Faculty of Media and Performance via Gabriela Macauley on 01202 363325 or

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Closing Date: June 8th 2018

Interview Date: June 25th 2018