Lecturer (Interior Design)

Job Description


The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is a unique environment where Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences sit alongside the Manchester School of Art and the Manchester Fashion Institute. Student experience is at the heart of everything we do. We're proud to offer state-of-the-art facilities, including digital and technical workshops, studios and gallery spaces designed to enhance learning and collaboration.

The Department of Design is part of the Manchester School of Art - the 2nd oldest art school in the UK. Strongly connected to the creative industries in Manchester, its' extensive heritage has enabled it to become one of the leading providers of design education nationally, and it is consistently highly ranked in subject league tables.

The Department of Design is home to c1,100 students, supported by an impressive network of exciting design professionals, practitioners and researchers. Home to several areas of world-leading and internationally excellent research we pride ourselves on innovation in teaching and learning, with collaborative opportunities for our students. Our ambition is to be internationally recognised for employing design intelligently to address global challenges, whilst seeking to push the boundaries of research informed design and pedagogy in order to create the agenda setters of the future.

We are now seeking a dynamic Lecturer in Interior Design to contribute to the teaching, research and future development of our undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

The role will involve working with existing colleagues in the BA and MA courses to develop an excellent student experience through exciting project briefs that embed entrepreneurial and employability skills. Knowledge of conceptual and technical approaches key to Interior Design/Interior Architecture practice is essential, together with understanding of industry standard software such as AutoCAD, Vectorworks, Sketch-Up and Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator + InDesign). Knowledge of emerging software such as Fusion 360 and Enscape is desirable.

The successful applicant must also be able to contribute to the employability and positive graduate outcomes of all Interior Design students in the Department of Design.

If you would like to apply, please take the time to consider the essential criteria in the job description and provide us with a Cover letter and full CV that demonstrates your suitability for the role.

If you share our ambition and would like to join us, we would love to hear from you.

For informal enquiries please contact Acting Head of Department, Shelley McNulty at s.mcnulty@mmu.ac.uk

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring. We particularly encourage applications from Black and Minority Ethnic candidates, who we recognise are underrepresented in this area.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.


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