Lecturer in Fashion Design

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7068184 (Ref.No. AHCDE1086)
Posted: July 24, 2020

Job Description

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in Fashion Design? Are you able to use your expertise to support or complement our existing strengths in Fashion Design, Textile Design, Fashion Enterprise, Fashion Marketing/Management, and Fashion and Textile Technology? 

We are looking to appoint a Lecturer in the field of Fashion Design at the level of 1.0 FTE, with the core purpose of the role to provide leadership in the development of the School of Design as a centre for both research and teaching in this area. The position will also focus on developing a strong network of engagement with the regional activities and centres. The School has established a broad portfolio of Design-focused programmes and the successful candidate will be expected to not only contribute to postgraduate and undergraduate teaching but also shape the academic agenda. 

You will join an experienced, innovative and diverse team to teach across our programmes, support module design, course leadership and student experience, as well as leading the development of research projects. In addition to establishing new research you will also be actively involved in producing high quality publications and contributing to the School’s Research Excellence Framework (REF).

You will have a PhD in Fashion Design and a developing record of research, commensurate with the level of the post and with a clear indication of the ability to achieve internationally recognised standards of excellence. You will be a committed teacher and outstanding communicator able to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate taught study in the areas of fashion design, creative design and digital design and teaching and administrative activities in general. This appointment to a major role in a dynamic and growing School of Design offers considerable potential for personal initiative and fulfilment.     

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Maria Lonsdale, Head of School

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3708, email: m.lonsdale@leeds.ac.uk


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Design
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 23 July 2020
Closing Date:  Saturday 22 August 2020
Reference:  AHCDE1086


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