Coventry School of Art and Design

Lecturer in Automotive and Transport 1.0 Full-time - REQ000727

Lecturer in Automotive and Transport 0.6 Part-time - REQ000726

£29,100 - £36,864 pro rate per annum 

Coventry University is looking for two posts at lecturer level to join the academic team on the renowned Automotive Design and Transport Design courses located within the Department of Industrial Design in Coventry School of Art and Design.  Coventry University is famous for its Automotive and Transport courses from which graduates have progressed to occupy leading positions in design studios all over the world for 30 years.  As a result of this the courses have close connections with the motor industry, involving regular contact with a long list of the leading companies in the UK and around the world, with a number of the most famous located within easy reach of the University in the West Midlands.

The post requires experience as an automotive design professional in one or more design studios within the industry and an awareness of the current thinking and technologies that are underpinning activities.  It also requires an interest in the education of students and a wish to contribute to their futures by preparing them for successful careers in the automotive and transport industry. Knowledge of higher education processes will be an advantage, and experience of teaching and learning through providing lectures, module leadership and assessment for work at BA (Hons) and MA level.  The achievement and satisfaction of our students is our top priority. 

Successful candidates will possess strong skills and creativity to be able to teach and assess drawing and ideation activities appropriate to the subject, knowledge of 3D CAD platforms such as Alias, Rhino and Solid Works, model-making and workshop practices including clay modelling for the design of exteriors and interiors of vehicles will also be an advantage.

Closing Date:  10 May 2011

How to apply
For further information or to apply online please visit our website at www.coventry.ac.uk/job-vacancies           

Due to recent Government policy changes on immigration, we can only accept applications from Non EEA candidates who hold Tier 1 status and are able to work and reside in the UK with no restrictions or sponsorship required.