Interview Date: Thursday 21 June 2018
York St John is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic York and there has never been a more exciting time to join us.
Significant investment in our campus and facilities, the development of forward-thinking new partnerships and an enhanced range of contemporary courses have helped make us the fastest growing University in the U.K. over the past two years.
Now we are building on that achievement, developing a new strategy for the next decade, emphasising our commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education and contributing our talents to creating a fairer world, and a more prosperous region.
We are putting inspirational learning and impactful research at the heart of this strategy, recognising our academic expertise as our greatest asset and investing in enabling this expertise to thrive.
As a Stonewall Top 100 employer and holder of the Social Enterprise Gold Mark for Responsible Business Practice, our strength lies in the supportive, inclusive network that exists within our team: renowned for our friendly, progressive environment, we will nurture your potential so that you can accomplish your ambitions.
All of this takes place at the heart of beautiful York, recently named by the Sunday Times as the best U.K. city to grow up in because of the quality of education, culture and community spirit that we form part of!
As part of our expansion, we are recruiting a Lecturer in Graphic Design. Our particular aim with this appointment is to develop and strengthen the delivery of visual communication using a range of digital and traditional methods. As a result, we would encourage established creative practitioners with experience of creating graphic artwork for professional clients and a thorough knowledge of graphic media and new technologies to apply. This position has fantastic opportunities to develop and work within a dynamic design team across a multitude of design disciplines. Candidates must have both taught and undertaken practice based research within the area of Graphic Design.
If you would like to shape the story of a 175 year old institution with a fantastic future, we would love to hear from you.
In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –
- Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
- Pension scheme
- Health cash plan
- Training and development
- Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.
Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of the application form.
We welcome all applicants, and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university.
Closing date – 27th May 2018 at midnight
Provisional interview date – 21st June 2018
We value diversity and wish to promote equality at all levels