Senior Lecturer/Course Coordinator BA (Hons) Photography

Falmouth University

Falmouth University is changing the way Higher Education is delivered. Our “doing-it-for-real” ethos means that we are planning for the needs of the future economy, ensuring our students and staff have the skills they need to stay relevant in a changing world. For more than 100 years, Falmouth has been at the forefront of using creative thinking as a force for positive economic impact in Cornwall and beyond. Today, our courses represent the entirety of the creative industries, from art and design to gaming and film, while our post-graduate programmes and research and innovation are aligned to defined market needs in high-growth sectors.

Photography at Falmouth has a longstanding, international reputation. It is a place where top-flight photographers, the wider industry, researchers and students come together to create, challenge and interpret the world of the image in some of the finest facilities in Europe.

Our alumni have gone on to win the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, the Magenta Foundation Award, be shortlisted for the Guardian Student Photographer of the Year, and to work for high-profile clients such as Chanel, the New York Times and Channel 4.

We are looking to recruit a Course Coordinator to lead our year 3 programme. The successful candidate will inspire students, through innovative pedagogies, whilst bringing specialist insight and professional expertise within an area of photographic practice relevant to students of BA Photography. The candidate will have an up to date awareness and participation within the current debates, theories and trends of contemporary photography and a thorough grounding in relevant historical contexts. We are looking for a candidate with a proven track record of designing innovative teaching and learning, and with an eye to the future of this exciting and ever developing subject and must have strong leadership skills.

If this opportunity interests you then we would love to hear from you.  If you would like to have an informal conversation before applying, please contact HR Services at

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include generous holiday entitlements, relocation assistance, defined benefit pension scheme, childcare vouchers and training and development courses.

If you do not have the right to work in the UK, this appointment will be subject to the University successfully obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship under the UK’s Points Based System for migrant workers and to you obtaining Entry Clearance/Leave to Remain. For further information, see the Home Office website at

The closing date for this position is Sunday 22 July 2018.

Interviews will be held in early August 2018.