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Job: Lecturer in Taught Courses in History & Theory of Art at the Slade

UCL Department / Division
Slade School of Fine Art
Full Time (Job share considered)
Salary (inclusive of London allowance)
Grade 7: £38,581 – £41,864 per annum
Grade 8: £43,023 – £50,753 per annum
Duties and Responsibilities

The Slade School of Fine Art is an art school with a world leading reputation where staff and students approach the practice of contemporary art, and the history and theories that inform it, in an experimental, research-oriented and imaginative way.

We are seeking a Lecturer in Taught Courses in History & Theory of Art to deliver high-quality research, teaching to BA and MA Fine Art students, and academic administration, with a teaching focus to cover core areas and themes in the History and Theory of Art, and other areas based on their own research. We would particularly welcome applicants who can demonstrate cross-cultural awareness in their own research, including global and culturally diverse art history and theory, and contribute to teaching and research in non-canonical, global and culturally diverse art and/or topics in pre-20th century art history.

This appointment is available from 1 September 2018 and is full-time, although job share, part-time and other flexible working may be considered.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant subject, excellent working knowledge of contemporary and 20thcentury art history and theory, and an interest in, and commitment to, working alongside artists in a practice-led, research environment and an active involvement with contemporary art.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Joy Sleeman, Head of History & Theory of Art (

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Duncan Paton, Slade School Manager (

UCL Taking Action for Equality
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.
Closing Date 5 Jun 2018
Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59
Interview date 19 June 2018

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.

Please use these links to find out more about the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job, employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL.