The School of Jewellery is the largest in Europe, with unrivalled facilities and expertise across this diverse specialist sector.
Based in the heart of Birmingham’s thriving Jewellery Quarter since 1890, the school has achieved the highest national and global reputation across its PhD, MA, BA, BSC and HND courses.
The School is now seeking to appoint a new and enthusiastic lecturer to join our friendly and experienced teaching team and contribute to the continued successes and achievements of the School of Jewellery at home and abroad within the Faculty of Art, Design and Media.
About the Role
The successful applicant for this 0.8 role will primarily teach on our BA Hons Horology course, and /or other teaching activities across the school, as required.
Your teaching activities will be further enhanced by your contribution to research, enterprise and scholarship. You will provide pastoral support to students as a Personal Tutor and will have the opportunity to lead modules and develop project content within them.
We are seeking a dynamic individual, who is expected to be an accomplished practitioner with an extensive knowledge of, and professional/research experience within, the Horology industry. Preferably with MBHI or WOSTEP qualifications and a strong servicing/restoration/repair background, you should have a passion for the subject and a desire to develop the same in others.
Knowledge of CAD would be advantageous and an existing teaching qualification or a willingness to undertake the University’s Post Graduate Certificate in Education.
Excellent communication, organisational and networking skills are necessary to enhance graduate opportunities throughout the school. Applicants should be willing to undertake work and training across the faculty and participate in collaborative projects for the University.
The ability to work within a team and to develop new course materials, competent IT skills and knowledge of online learning resources are all essential qualities that we are seeking.
Please apply online via our jobs website (https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/).
For further information please contact either:
- The Head of School, Professor Stephen Bottomley (Stephen.Bottomley@bcu.ac.uk).
- The Head of the Horology Department, Associate Professor Jeremy Hobbins (Jeremy.firstname.lastname@example.org).
Closing date for applications is Thursday 5th October 2017.