Senior Lecturer (Fine Art and Art History), Manchester School of Art

Deadline: Monday 07 September 2015

Senior Lecturer (Fine Art and Art History)
Grade and Salary Band:Grade 9 (£39,685 to £45,954) pro rata, permanent
Location: Manchester

Reference: T2-80120576-02

Manchester School of Art is a pioneer of art and design education in the UK and offers a broad range of architecture, art, design, media and theatre courses.

Experimentation and collaboration are at the heart of what we do and our award-winning Benzie Building, opened last year on our 175th anniversary, confirms this approach – encouraging staff and students to work across disciplines and explore common ground.

Our heritage demonstrates a strong connection to the cultural identity and economic development of Manchester and we remain committed to helping the City to be internationally competitive. Manchester has always been a city where innovation was encouraged and it is our mission to help this to continue.


We welcome applications for the role of Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Fine Art and Art History award at the Manchester School of Art. We are looking for candidates who have a demonstrable track record in learning and teaching and who are committed to research at the highest level.

The Fine Art and Art History award sits within the Department of Art, the staff team is made up of a community of academics all of whom are practising artists, theorists or curators. We have a strong emphasis on research, which informs development of the curriculum at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Ideal Candidate
We are looking for candidates from all areas of contemporary fine art practice, who are able to develop studio teaching, which is informed by art theory, and are able to develop relationships between studio teaching and art history. We are looking for individuals who can demonstrate currency of knowledge and their ability to lead areas of the curriculum whilst contributing to the wider academic team. We are committed to a student centred curriculum that challenges and supports our students throughout their course.

More information can be viewed here.

For further details please contact Rick Copsey on 0161 247 2921 or by email at