Curriculum Lead (Associate Professor, Academic) Industrial Design

Salary Range: £53,348.00 to £66,083.00 per annum

Mode: Full Time, Permanent

Ref: REQ009489

Coventry University is in the next stage of its ambitious plans to secure future growth and success.  Focusing on Research, the Student Experience, International Growth and Innovation and Enterprise; over the five years to 2021 we will have invested over £250 million in our academic capacity and capability, while further developing our world-class facilities.

Committed to the Arts, Design, Humanities, Performance and Media, Coventry University Faculty of Arts and Humanities is a vibrant community of scholars, researchers, and practitioners with profile across the globe and a heritage of quality built up over 175 years.

The School of Art and Design is internationally recognized and award-winning, with a tradition of innovation since 1843. The School is a dynamic environment which embraces innovation in teaching, research and professional practice and offers exciting undergraduate and postgraduate courses including, automotive and product design, fine art, illustration, interior and graphic design, fashion, games art and architecture.

The Curriculum Lead for Industrial Design will report to the Head of School. The post will lead and manage BA Auto/transport, BA Product, BSC Architecture, M-Arch, BA Interior Architecture and Design, MA Auto/Transport, MA Product Design Innovation and MA Interior Design and will support the School and Faculty in its CPD and KTP objectives.

This post provides the opportunity for talented and ambitious individuals who wish to continue their academic development by leading on this key pillar of activity, while acquiring further managerial experience and skills. You will be expected to network proactively and develop partnerships at a national and international level to ensure opportunities for the School are identified and delivered.

All roles will require a PhD (or an equivalent level of professional standing alongside a postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject), and have experience in a relevant subject area, with a track record of academic excellence and innovative.

Coventry University is committed to providing our employees with the very best opportunities for both career and personal development. We offer a wide choice of development and training courses to all staff as well as generous holiday allowances, generous pensions and flexible working options. As well as a tailored development programme, we offer a comprehensive benefit package and will consider assistance for those wishing to relocate to the Coventry area.

For an informal discussion please contact:

Nick Gorse Head of School (07557425773), email 

Shaun Hides Academic Dean FAH (07974984109), email 

Interviews: TBC

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Closing Date: 31st May 2022

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