Vacancy for Departmental Lecturer in Fine Art

The Ruskin School of Art proposes to appoint a full-time Departmental Lecturer in Fine Art for a fixed-term of 2 years as cover for a postholder’s research leave funded by the award of a Philip Leverhulme Prize.

Ruskin School of Art in association with Brasenose College, Oxford

Grade 7: Salary in the range £32,236 - £35,211 p.a.

The successful applicant will hold a doctorate, or have comparable related research experience in contemporary art practice. They will demonstrate a high level of engagement with the practical, theoretical, curatorial, and educational aspects of contemporary art. The area of expertise is open, though there may be an advantage to have experience of working in fields of painting and expanded painting. Experience of teaching and supervising artists at undergraduate and graduate levels is essential.

For the School, the appointee will be expected to undertake studio-based tutorials with six undergraduate Fine Art students each term, contribute to the programme of group crits, and participate in the School’s weekly DPhil seminars and Visiting Speaker talks. The appointee will be expected to assume administrative responsibilities within the Ruskin as and when required, and to contribute to the School’s oversight of its teaching and research, through attendance at its termly committee meetings. For Brasenose College the successful candidate will act as Director of Studies for undergraduate Fine Art students in the college. The Director of Studies acts as an academic advisor for Brasenose Fine Art students, and exercises oversight of their academic progress, including participation in termly individual review meetings.

The post is fixed-term for 24 months, and available from 1 September 2019.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 22 February 2019.

Further information and to apply, visit the University of Oxford recruitment website.