Lecturer in Visual Arts and Cultural Heritage


Open ended / Part time

18 Jul 2021

Faculty of Arts

£38,017 – £42,792 pro rata per annum

The role
The Department of History of Art, University of Bristol is looking to appoint a permanent 0.5 FTE Lecturer/Curator. This is primarily a teaching and administrative role. Teaching should be research-led, which may include relevant pedagogical research, with a focus on museology and related fields.

What will you be doing?
The postholder will make substantial contributions to the department’s curatorial units, including those taught in partnership with cultural institutions. This forms part of the department’s strategic programme of practice-based teaching that provides curatorial training with collections as well as innovative forms of digital mediation in the arts and heritage sector. Teaching will also involve delivering a proportion of the lectures and seminars on a range of units in History of Art and the wider School of Humanities, including team-taught skills and/or relevant ‘outline’ units.

You should apply if

  1. You have completed a PhD in the History of Art, Museum Studies or a related field by the end of August 2021. You may have a track record in research publication in this field and/or the scholarship of teaching and learning.
  2. You have a proven track record in the teaching critical museology or cultural heritage studies, at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels, and potentially also of teaching other units related to your specialism. You have demonstrated clear potential to deliver high-quality research-led teaching in your field.
  3. You have experience in curatorial projects, including research, interpretation, developing exhibitions and/or engagement programmes in the museums and heritage sector. This could include working both onsite and in digital environments.

Additional information
For any informal queries please contact Ann Matchette on a.matchette@bristol.ac.uk or Laura Maclean hums-exec@bristol.ac.uk for admin queries.

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.