Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Lecturer in Contextual Studies

Faculty/Service:

School of Creative Arts & Engineering

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
Assessed
by *
1 Possession of a PhD or equivalent professional standing in a relevant subject area E A
2 Previous experience of teaching in HE and developing specialist teaching materials, with membership of the HE Academy or other equivalent teaching qualification D A/I
3 Previous experience of working with Art and Design Students E A/I
4 Experience of providing pastoral and academic support to students E I
5 Recent experience in the supervision of research projects within areas of specialism E I
6 A demonstrable record of engagement in research and/or scholarship or active practice in Contextual Studies E A/I
7 Demonstrable knowledge of skills and techniques in Contextual Studies in Art and Design E I
8 An understanding of the key issues and challenges in the HE environment D I
9 A creative, innovative and flexible approach to facilitating learning, with commitment to ensuring an excellent student experience E I
10 Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to engage a diverse audience E A/I
11 An effective team player who is self-motivated and with good organisational skills and able to work on own initiative E I
12 A commitment to scholarship, learning and teaching, and delivering graduate employability skills through curriculum content E I
13 The ability to contribute professionally in internal and external meetings, acting as a representative of the University and a champion of the subject specialism E I
14 An understanding of the University’s strategy and values, with the ability to demonstrate behaviours that align to the values E I

* A - Application Form   I - Interview