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Technical Demonstrator - Textile Print (22.5 hours per week)

School of Art

Location:  Brighton - Grand Parade
Salary:  £26,715 to £30,046 pro rata
22.5 hours per week
Closing Date:  Tuesday 09 March 2021
Reference:  AR6038-21-048

This is an exciting opportunity to join our School of Art as part of a team providing technical resource and demonstration to support teaching activities for the Textiles Programme. You will organise, prepare and deliver technical inductions and demonstration and provide technical resource support for the academic needs of students and staff.  You will be responsible for :

  • Provide specialist professional advice to all students, ensuring their understanding of skills and applications are met. 
  • Organise and administer in consultation with the Workshop Manager, technical services in the workshops and to provide technical support for the academic needs of students and staff using these workshops. 
  • Ensure that safe codes of practice are maintained, and current Health and Safety guidelines are adhered to in order to make your work area a safe place for staff, students and visitors

You will have in depth knowledge and the ability to demonstrate a wide range of textile printmaking techniques, including pigment, Devore, discharge and transfer printing, fabric dyeing. Confident and experienced in the use of printed textiles specialist industrial equipment including steamers, transfer heat presses and exposure, you will also have experience of using digital textile printing machines.  

It is essential that you have the ability to contribute to the decision making of others by providing relevant information and opinions in the specialist area. You must be able to work within a team, be organised and flexible, and able to support the student learning experience across all areas of the department.

This is a permanent, part time post for 22.5hours per week and working days will be Wednesday through to Friday. 

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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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