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Course Leader MA Innovation Management

Employer: University of the Arts London
Location: CSM - King's Cross, London UK
Salary: £50,961 - £61,398 per annum
Contract: Full time
Hours: Full time

Job description

The opportunity

University of the Arts London (UAL) has an exciting opportunity for a new Course Leader to shape the next iteration of our MA Innovation Management course at Central Saint Martins (CSM).


MA Innovation Management recruits a diverse mix of ambitious students who predominantly come from various design, social science, management, tech, entrepreneurship and public service backgrounds. The course helps students to develop creative competencies and strategies that drive innovation and change in and across their chosen fields, learning key skills along the way.


As Course Leader, you will lead on the delivery of academic standards that channel these various interests in the context of managing innovation. You will provide academic vision and inspirational course leadership, working closely with colleagues to maintain stimulating and nurturing learning and research environments.


You will help build knowledge exchange initiatives and foster industry connections, whilst building on the international reputation of the course and enhancing professional, academic and research partnerships. You will also help to actively link cultures and methods of research to practice, and practice to research.

About you

You will need a higher degree (e.g. MA) in Innovation and Management Design or an associated subject, along with evidence of research, teaching, knowledge exchange and/or professional practice that contributes to the advancement of Innovation Management activity and is relevant to the goals of the Programme, College and University.


You will possess experience of academic leadership in Higher Education, including experience of successfully managing a team at PG level, delivering a positive student experience and building a staff and student community.


You will also exhibit excellent communication and teamwork skills and the ability to plan, prioritises and manage resources effectively to achieve short-term and long-term objectives.

Please download the job description/person specification for the role and read the full list of requirements and selection criteria before applying as this will be the criteria on which your application will be assessed.

To apply click on “Apply” at the bottom of the page. Please upload your CV (max 2 pages) and your Supporting Statement (max 2 pages) in a word or PDF format.

Please submit your application by 14th July 2024 at 23:55pm.

If you have questions about this role, please contact the recruiting manager Richie Manu, Programme Director Culture and Enterprise, at

If you have any queries about the application process or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact the CSM Resourcing Team at

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres. UAL also has two subsidiary companies, delivering specialist activities – UAL Short Courses Ltd, and UAL Arts Temps Ltd.

We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity.

We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world.

Closing date: 14 July 2024, 11:55 pm


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