Lecturer – Interior Design

HBU-UCLan School of Media Communications & Creative Industries Lecturer – Interior Design
Hebei University, Hebei, China
£25,000 per annum plus attractive benefits

Additional £1,500 bonus at the end of the academic year following a full years’ service)
Plus attractive benefits
Fixed Term Contract till August 2020

HBU-UCLan School of Media, Communications & Creative Industries is a partnership between Hebei University in China and the University of Central Lancashire in Preston UK. It was established in 2014 and now has 800 students studying for UCLan validated degrees. This is an exciting period for the School as it looks forward to move into new purpose designed and built accommodation, together with up to date facilities, for September 2019.

The School is looking to recruit a Lecturer in Interior Design to join the team delivering the BA (Hons) in Interior Design. This is an outstanding and quite unique opportunity to work as part of a team out in China, to develop a high quality creative industries facility on a large modern campus at Hebei University. HBU is the most significant university in Hebei Province, and the closest university to the Xiong an development, which will be the world’s largest construction project over the next 30 years.

The School has joint non-independent status and has approval from the Chinese Ministry of Education. We are now looking towards the second phase of the partnership and recently received approval from the MOE to start the development of Masters level provision. We are also in discussions with relevant professional sectors in Hebei Province looking towards the establishment of research and innovation centres in key areas such as digital content and cultural heritage. This presents an exciting opportunity for the successful applicant to build a professional profile within an unique cross cultural and dynamic environment.

Hebei University (HBU) is located in the historic city of Baoding, approximately 36 minutes by the new fast train, from Beijing. The city is becoming a commuter base for Beijing and Hebei Province has a total population of over 77 million people.

The programmes currently validated and running in the joint School are:

  • BA (Hons) Advertising
  • BA (Hons) Animation
  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design
  • BA (Hons) Interior Design
  • BA (Hons) Media Production and Technology
  • BA (Hons) Media and Film and Production

Your main duties are to teach and facilitate learning and assessment for modules in the Interior Design area of the joint School, particularly in creative and transferable thinking, ideas generation and developing an understanding of the requirements of professional standards for this subject domain, within the broader creative industries arena.

Requirements:

  • A teaching qualification
  • A Master’s degree (in any discipline)
  • Substantial teaching experience
  • Thorough and up to date knowledge of the subject area
  • Ability to work well as part of a team

The role is subject to references, DBS Check and obtaining a China work Z visa (restrictions apply).

In addition to the competitive salary, there is a bonus upon completion of a full years’ service of £1,500 payable at the end of the academic year, the attractive benefits package also includes free accommodation, visa and two return economy flights (up to a value of £1,000 per return flight) to the Lecturers home country per academic year.

Informal discussions can be had with the Academic Head, Sion Hughes via email on SHughes17@uclan.ac.uk

For further information about the HBU/UCLan School of Media, Communications and Creative Industries, please visit the following web link; http://www.uclan.ac.uk/campuses/hebei_china.php

If you wish to apply applicants are requested to submit a CV with a covering statement demonstrating how they meet the person specification to the following email address: ipartnerships@uclan.ac.uk

Application Closing Date: 29th May 2019

For further information about the HBU/UCLan School of Media, Communications and Creative Industries, please visit the following web link; http://www.uclan.ac.uk/campuses/hebei_china.php

In addition to the competitive salary, the attractive benefits package includes free university accommodation, two return flights to the UK per annum and £200 contribution towards health insurance. The Senior Lecturer will also be entitled to a £1,500 bonus upon completion of a full years’ service (payable at the end of the academic year).

For further information, including a copy of the job description and person specification please email IPartnerships@uclan.ac.uk

Applicants should submit a CV with a covering statement demonstrating how they meet the person specification to ipartnerships@uclan.ac.uk

Application Closing Date: Friday 7th December 2019

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