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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Fashion & Textiles (0.6 full-time equivalent)

School of Art

Location:  Brighton - Grand Parade
Salary:  £35,845 to £51,034 pro rata
Closing Date:  Tuesday 01 December 2020
Interview Date:  Monday 14 December 2020
Reference:  AR3155-20-310

Join our team and play an important and active part in developing our Fashion and Textiles subject area. You will be working with students and colleagues to realise a collective vision that will take the courses forward in their next iteration. Central to this will be your capacity to introduce critical, historical and contemporary theory in a way that supports students to draw together practical and theory learning. Inspiring students to make productive synergies between their studio work and the theory sessions, enabling practical wisdom, that combines making and thinking to emerge.

You will have the opportunity to work the critical theory team and subject practitioners at undergraduate level across the Fashion, Textiles and 3D Design and Craft Programme on the following courses, BA(Hons) Fashion with Business Studies, BA(Hons) Fashion Communication with Business Studies, BA(Hons) Textiles with Business Studies, BA(Hons) Fashion Accessories with Business Studies and BA(Hons) 3D Design and Craft. However the main subject focus of this role will be  the Fashion Communication, Fashion and Textiles courses.

You will be working with students and colleagues to realise a collective vision that will take the courses forward in their next iteration. Central to this will be your capacity to introduce critical, historical and contemporary theory in a way that supports students to draw together practical and theory learning. Inspiring students to make productive synergies between their studio work and the theory sessions, enabling practical wisdom, that combines making and thinking to emerge.

To be successful you will have an established research record that demonstrates a significant contribution to the field of contemporary fashion and textiles. An academic with the capacity to meaningfully introduce their own research interests into the learning experience and to contribute to the core curriculum themes.  

We are interested in applicants who also have the ability to build a peer learning community which is both supportive and stable and at the same time challenging, vibrant and dynamic. You will have proven organisational skills and be able to design teaching materials, identify areas where current provision is in need of revision or improvement, supervise student projects, and field trips. You will be able to lead tutorials, deliver lectures and conduct seminar groups. The role will also include formative and summative assessment responsibilities 

You will be based at our campus at Grand Parade in the city centre, a hub for the University’s creative courses, ground-breaking exhibitions and international research.

This is a part-time, permanent post.

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.


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