Lecturer BA (Hons) Illustration & Animation

Closing Date: 05/05/2024
Working Hours Full Time, Term Time
Location Hartlepool
Salary TBC
Company The Northern School of Art

Job Description

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Lecturer BA (Hons) Illustration & Animation

The Northern School of Art, Higher Education Campus, Hartlepool


Full Time 1.0 Full Time / Part time opportunities available

Salary – £30,093 – £36,358 (based on increments)


The Northern School of Art has a 150-year heritage delivering high quality education for the creative industries. The higher education campus, based in the vibrant North East, offers a true Art School community where students and students collaborate across disciplines. We are industry focussed with a learning environment that fosters creativity and personal development.


We are expanding our staffing on our BA (hons) Illustration and BA (Hons) Animation degrees.  The collaborative programmes are highly industry facing, developing students to gain the skills, knowledge and industry links to forge a career as an animator and illustration industries. Our students are provided the business and creative skills to pursue a career in screen industries, film, television, advertising, editorial, games, comics and publishing.


We are seeking a dynamic Lecturer (Creative Practitioner) to join our dynamic team and support the development of the programme direction and growth. The person we appoint will work in the Visual Art faculty. Skills will involve industry experience from a relevant illustration or animation sector i.e. 2D or 3D animator, character designer, illustrator, concept artists, graphic artists, game designer etc.


Essential to this role are excellent administrative, planning, and organisational skills, as you will take responsibility and lead in areas such as module leadership, assessment of student progress and attendance. You will collaborate with colleagues on the implementation of assessment procedures, contributing towards the growth of the programme.


We are looking for someone with relevant industry experience and contacts, as well as knowledge of contextual research and the current professional practice within the global illustration and animation industry.


Higher education academic experience in Illustration or Animation would be desirable.




Closing date for receipt of completed applications:

Sunday 5th May 2024


To download the application pack, see our website https://northernart.ac.uk/careers/


Please submit your application form to  jobs@northernart.ac.uk







What will you get if you join us?

  • Work for an institution that supports work-life balance, and cares for the wellbeing of staff;
  • Staff development opportunities;
  • Generous annual leave;
  • Free confidential counselling service and physiotherapy;
  • Free eye tests and contribution towards glasses for VDU use;
  • Free IT products including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud;
  • Professional fees paid by the School;
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Free car parking and access to other staff benefits; and
  • Access to the Teachers’ Pension scheme (with significant employer contributions).


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