Lecturer in Pattern Cutting

University of Westminster

This post is part-time and permanent, working 21 hours per week. The salary stated is the pro-rata amount. 

Westminster School of Arts (WSA) are seeking a Lecturer in Pattern Cutting to work at undergraduate level on our highly successful BA Fashion Design course. 

This post requires someone with specific expertise in fashion pattern cutting and garment construction. You must have practical industry experience within a fashion design studio environment, with a professional and academic profile commensurate with the stage of your career. 

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 other associated activities. You will have experience in developing and delivering teaching and student-centred learning, with an extensive knowledge of fashion design practice surrounding fashion design and technical development and translation of designs and garment construction. Tutoring fashion design students and Module leadership formas part of this role.Additionally,a familiarisation with standards and regulations towards awareness of diversity and ethical issues as they relate to fashion design practice. 

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] .

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 within w/c 3 July 2023 

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