Lecturer in Interior Design
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, GB
3d ago

We're delighted to have recently won two prestigious awards the Times Higher Education UK and Ireland University of the Year and The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide Welsh University of the Year .

If you have a record of achievement that demonstrates the commitment, aptitude, and enthusiasm to contribute to our global learning community through excellent teaching, scholarship, research and innovation, along with a shared passion for our values and vision, we look forward to receiving your application.

We are particularly keen to hear from, and to support, applicants who will help develop our research standing and who will enhance the diversity of our university, our community, and our partnerships.

The Opportunity A British Art & Design School with a -year history, Cardiff School of Art & Design CSAD) is housed in a state-of-the-art building on the Llandaff Campus and is home to students united by ambition and a true passion for creative enquiry.

They are artists, designers, makers, and thinkers in the fields of architecture, design, fashion, fine art, and a range of craft disciplines.

The school is also home to FabLab, the Perceptual Experience Laboratory, Spin-out companies Fovotech and HUG™, and a number of major research and innovation initiatives that cohere around visual perception and user-centred design, linking disciplines from fine art to computer science.

Principal duties and responsibilities : You will be required to make a significant contribution to the delivery of our taught portfolio contributing to the BA (Hons) Interior Design and other programmes in architecture and the built environment, particularly in the areas of interior design (studio-based modules), and of material properties and environmental sustainability (theoretical modules), and other areas of our core curriculum depending on your areas of expertise and experience.

Enthusiastic about student-centred pedagogy, you will contribute to education delivery, including programme management as required, across the range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

You will also make a significant contribution to employability, and professional engagement with relevant internal and external organisations, at a regional, national, and international level. What we are looking for :

  • A good level of knowledge relevant to the subject and professional area.
  • A sound understanding of pedagogy.
  • A sound understanding of research / innovation and scholarly activity.
  • Sound knowledge of material properties and specification, and environmental sustainability.
  • Sound knowledge in the field of interior architecture and design. Strong knowledge of design methodology for re-use (or refurbishment) of existing buildings in all its stages : from preliminary analysis of the host building;
  • through lighting, surface and furniture elements; to detail design and production information.

  • Ability to develop teaching and / or research programmes and the provision of learning support.
  • Ability to design teaching and learning material.
  • Ability to employ appropriate assessment methods.
  • Ability to identify areas for improvement and to use initiative and problem-solving skills to improve performance.
  • Ability to communicate and disseminate complex and conceptual ideas in a variety of ways presentations at conferences, reports on findings, publications, feedback etc.
  • Experience of teaching or equivalent.
  • Experience of working with others in a supervisory / guiding / supporting / mentoring capacity.
  • A good honours degree in interior design, interior architecture, architecture, or cognate discipline.
  • A master's degree in interior design, interior architecture, architecture, or cognate discipline.
  • Ability to achieve Fellow Status as part of the Higher Education Academy’s Professional Recognition scheme, within agreed timescales (as soon as is practicably possible and definitely within three years of commencement of employment).
  • You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience.

    To be successful you will further enrich our students’ experience through your expertise and subject knowledge as evidenced through your qualifications and experience.

    If you would like to talk with us about this opportunity, please contact . Should a high volume of applications be received, we may need to close this vacancy early.

    We therefore encourage you to apply as early as possible. The University is committed to creating a highly inclusive culture.

    We offer family friendly and flexible working arrangements and a range of staff networks, forums and events to support and develop our people.

    We warmly welcome applications from those traditionally underrepresented in the higher education sector. Further information Please read our Candidate Pack or visit our staff recruitment website for information about working for us, our culture, benefits, work-life balance and our career progression and development opportunities.

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