Head of Art and Design
University of Chester – Faculty of Arts & Humanities: Department of Art and Design
Salary: £58,654 to £62,218 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 10th May 2018
Closes: 23rd May 2018
Job Ref: RA002889
The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is seeking to appoint a Head of Department responsible for the leadership and management of the Department of Art and Design. You will hold a doctorate, have relevant teaching and research experience, and a record of publications/outputs in a relevant specialism.
The role will involve leading established programmes in Fine Art, Graphic Design and Photography and building teams around our recently introduced suite of design-led programmes in Fashion, Fashion Marketing, Interior, and Product Design. Building on the department’s success in the last REF will be a key consideration. External engagement is naturally significant aspect of the department and University’s activities and the role holder should enable this feature of the department’s profile to flourish.
You will be able to articulate a compelling and ambitious vision for the Department, allied with personal qualities of leadership which will translate this into reality.