Lecturer in Fashion Design

University of Westminster

This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week. 

Westminster School of Arts (WSA) are seeking an ambitious Lecturer in Fashion Design to work at undergraduate level on our successful and internationally renowned BA Fashion Design course. 

This post requires someone with specific expertise in creative fashion design with a strong awareness of the volatile nature of the fashion environment. You must have practical experience within a fashion design studio or atelier environment, with a professional and academic profile commensurate with the stage of your career. 

You will have experience in developing and delivering teaching and student-centred learning, with knowledge of fashion design practice surrounding the translation of designs into fashion.

An important part of this role are excellent administrative, planning, and organisational skills essential to this role where you will take responsibility in areas such as admissions, timetabling, assessment of student progress and attendance, collaborating with colleagues on the implementation of assessment procedures, contributing towards the accreditation of courses and quality control. 

The ability to engage in current debates, and a familiarisation with standards and regulations towards awareness of diversity and ethical issues as they relate to the fashion industry will also be expected. You will possess an excellent understanding of quality and standards in HE and curriculum development in the field of fashion.

You will be expected to hold a post-graduate or professional qualification, with a view to developing your research. A Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy or a PG Cert HE would also be an advantage, and the successful candidate will be expected to achieve this status within their first year in the post if they have not already done so. 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact the Assistant Head of School (Fashion) – Virginia Grose [email protected] .

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below. 

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders. 

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: midnight on: 25 June 2023 

Interviews are likely to be held on: To be confirmed 

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