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Senior Lecturer in Climate Studies

The Senior Lecturer in Climate Studies is responsible for teaching, curriculum development, and on-going scholarship in Climate Studies on the Spatial Practices Programme at Central Saint Martins.

The role has a particular focus on developing cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural approaches to climate studies and spatial practice – and providing leadership of the programme response to climate emergency and meeting global targets. Its purpose is to explore the interconnections between cultural and material production, and the intersections between the climate and bio-diversity emergencies and other global challenges including racial and social justice.

Why choose us? 

Central Saint Martins’ world-leading reputation for arts and design education stems from the creative energy of its staff and students and the stellar achievements of its graduates nationally and internationally. The nine programmes at Central Saint Martins while challenging the boundaries of their discipline understand that what we do is always connected to others. Our community goes beyond building, beyond disciplines and beyond borders. From local neighbours to global partners, Central Saint Martins collaborates with others to build knowledge and transform objects, systems and lives for the better. We understand that good things happen when people work together.

Your profile

Requirements of the role:

  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant or associated subject. 
  • Experience of teaching and assessment in a higher education environment (permanent, fractional, or hourly paid contract).
  • Applies an inquiring, innovative and reflexive approach to teaching.
  • Considers equality, diversity and inclusivity in all aspects of teaching and assessment.
  • Shows commitment to understanding the range of students’ experiences within a course.
  • Collaborates and works effectively within a team and across different professional groups.
  • Fosters inclusive and constructive team work and problem-solving.
  • Evidence of research, knowledge exchange and/or professional practice in Climate Studies relating to spatial practices that contributes to its advancement and is relevant to the goals of the Programme, College and University.
  • Evidence of using contacts within subject peer group to develop partnerships or collaboration.
  • Higher degree (e.g. MA) in associated subject (Desirable). 
  • PhD or Higher level research degree (Desirable). 
  • Teaching qualification (PG Cert or equivalent) (Desirable). 
  • Member of the Higher Education Academy (Desirable).
  • Industry / professional experience of leading projects with partners and diverse participants (Desirable).

UAL is committed to addressing the under-representation of staff from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, using our student profile as a reference point. During the Academic Futures recruitment campaign of 2021, we will therefore be offering application consultations to prospective candidates from this under-represented group. 

If you identify as a Black or Minority Ethnic candidate and would like to book an application consultation, please fill in this short form Academic Futures Consultation Expression of Interest.

To meet key hiring staff and learn more about this role, please follow the link below to register for our online open evening, to be held on Wednesday, 9 June 2021, from 18:00 - 19:30. 

Should you have any queries, please contact the Recruitment Team via email

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: Sunday 20 June 2021 23:55.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Senior Lecturer in Climate Studies

Kings Cross, London, UK
£46,423 to £55,932 per annum

Published on 8 Jun 2021

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