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Coventry University: Assistant Professor in Photography

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Coventry University is seeking an Assistant Professor in Photography

Closes 15th August 2021

A message from Coventry University:


Coventry University
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
School of Media and Performing Arts

Job Title: Assistant Professor in Photography
Grade: 8
Salary Range: £40,329.00 to £57,430.00 per annum
Mode: Full Time, Permanent
Ref: REQ008383


Coventry University is committed to creating better futures and to be world leading in all that we do. Having achieved a gold rating in the UK government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), and ranked 15 th in the Guardian University Guide 2020, we are determined to build on our position as a leading provider of flexible, innovative education and impactful, global research so as to offer transformative experiences to all our learning communities.

You are invited to join Coventry University’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities at a particularly exciting time. The Faculty has always championed collaborative working and provided access to leading edge resources and in 2022 it will do so from an outstanding new immersive arts building that will push the boundaries of how we create and innovate across a range of exciting disciplines.

Within this Faculty, the School of Media and Performing Arts is an award winning, industry led, creative hub that offers undergraduate and post graduate courses in film, photography and media production, music and acting, journalism and communication, digital and immersive media.

We are now looking to appoint a dynamic and adaptable course director for our BA (Hons) Photography to lead on and deliver teaching, learning and assessment on our top ranking BA (Hons) Photography. There may also be opportunities to deliver on our MA Photography course as part of this Assistant Professor role You will be a practice-based photographer, passionate about education and employability and committed to developing industry focussed opportunities that enhance the student experience.

Applicants will either have a significant track record of high-profile industry experience /professional practice in a relevant field, alongside degree level qualifications or a PhD. Those without a teaching qualification will need to undertake Coventry University’s PGCHE and/or secure HEA fellowship.

Successful applicants will demonstrate an ability to lead a team, inspire innovation, and contribute to either research, scholarship or enterprise through their academic or industry experience in the subject area. There will be opportunities to join our Research Institute for Creative Cultures or contribute to our high-profile, industry focussed Enterprise and Innovation projects.

Coventry University is committed to providing our employees with the best opportunities for both career and personal development. We offer a wide range of training and support to all staff as well as generous holiday allowances, generous pensions, rewards packages and flexible working options.

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