Lecturer in Menswear (Portfolio & Industry Liaision)

University of Westminster

This post is part-time and permanent, working 14 hours per week. The salary stated is the pro-rata amount.

Westminster School of Arts (WSA) are seeking a Lecturer in Fashion Design Menswear to work at postgraduate level on our successful MA / MFA Menswear course. 

This post requires someone with specific expertise in menswear with a strong awareness of current issues within fashion. You must have sound industry experience within menswear, with a professional and academic profile commensurate with the stage of your career. 

You will have a professional practice and solid knowledge of 2D design for fashion, as well as expertise in both analogue and digital skills relating to portfolio creation. Knowledge and proven experience in Adobe and digital packages are essential, as is a confident understanding of developing students’ aesthetics and identities in order to establish their position within industry and employability. 

The post holder will also manage and module lead the internship and placement module, liaising with industry and providing pastoral support and employment skills as well as assisting the course leader in the day to day running, planning and implementation of the course.

You will be able to demonstrate a commitment to sustained continuous professional and academic development and nurture and maintain links with the fashion industry to strengthen teaching programmes, research, and associated activities. You will have experience in developing and delivering teaching and student-centred learning, with an extensive knowledge of menswear industry practice surrounding fashion. 

Additionally, 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 fashion design. You will be expected to be involved in developing your own research interests alongside other scholarly activities which can support your teaching activity and where the quality of the outputs can be recognised nationally in terms of originality, significance and rigour. 

You are also 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 Assistant Head of School of Arts (Fashion) – Virginia Grose [email protected] k.

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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 within w/c 3 July 2023

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