Technical Demonstrator in Photography

Birmingham City University – School of Media

Faculty of Arts, Design and Media

Location: City Centre Campus (Parkside)

We are looking to appoint a Photographic Technical Demonstrator to work within the Photography studios at Birmingham City University. The purpose of this post is to provide high-level technical instruction and demonstration on our international facing photography programmes. The role requires advanced skills in using digital and analogue cameras, flash and continuous lighting, image processing software, studio management and experience of traditional photographic processing.

We welcome applications from current photographic practitioners with considerable experience working in busy photographic studios, on location and with experience in demonstrating a range of photographic equipment.

Qualified to degree level and experience in, but not limited to the following criteria:


  • Evidence of practical photography experience.
  • Qualified to degree level in Photography, Fine Art or Media related subject
  • DSLR operations
  • SLR Operations
  • Large Format operations
  • Studio (operation and set-up)
  • Adobe Photoshop & Lightroom
  • Capture One Pro
  • Wet processing
  • Studio lighting
  • Large format technical camera operation
  • Digital back operation
  • Flash Photography


  • A postgraduate level teaching qualification
  • Streaming photography for the web
  • COSHH qualification
  • IOSH qualification

Details about some of the Photography courses on offer can be found at:

For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website:

Alternatively if you require the application in a different format please contact the Human Resources Department at or on 0121 331 6693.

Birmingham City University seeks to be a single status employer and benefits include up to 32 days annual holiday, an index linked contributory pension scheme and an employee medical scheme.

Birmingham City University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.