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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


ICE Teaching Officer in History of Art (part-time, fixed-term)

Salary: £35,550 – £47,722 pa, pro rata

The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) delivers high quality and distinctive educational programmes for adult learners, predominantly studying on a part-time basis, for either personal enrichment or professional development. ICE aims to ensure that the expertise and resources of the University of Cambridge are made available to all students, irrespective of their previous educational achievements.

We wish to appoint a Teaching Officer in History of Art, offered initially on a 0.5FTE (half-time), two-year fixed term contract basis. The successful applicant will develop and teach part-time programmes at all levels within the subject specialism, from open access short courses to award-bearing courses at undergraduate and masters level, supporting and maintaining the University’s international reputation for excellence in teaching. Contribution to teaching within the Institute includes course development and innovation, lecturing, conducting seminars and identifying and fostering new audiences, which may include those interested in continuing professional development.

It is a requirement that the candidate has a broad Art History background and is able to teach and assess across all areas and periods.

The successful candidate will be educated to higher degree level, preferably with a PhD in a relevant specialist subject area. The candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of developing teaching material for courses, by introducing innovative approaches and developing and shaping course structure(s). The candidate will keep up-to-date with the latest thinking in the specialist subject area in order to inform the role holder’s teaching, and may be research active in the time outside the ITOship.

The role holder should have the ability to take an interdisciplinary approach as appropriate, together with strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to engage with other academics in the field, develop links with relevant individuals and bodies, as well as engaging students from all walks of life including those entering higher education level studies for the first time. The successful candidate will also have an understanding, enthusiasm and flair for engaging academically with a broad spectrum of colleagues and students and a demonstrable commitment to the principles and delivery of continuing education.

Further information is available at the link below. Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be made to the Director of Teaching & Learning, Dr Corinne Boz ( Questions about the application process may be directed to:

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: . This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter (the length of which must not exceed two A4 sides) with the details of three referees in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 24 May 2018 2018. Interviews will take place on Friday 08 June 2018.