Senior Lecturer: Fashion

Norwich University of the Arts

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is a successful specialist university, offering high-quality education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Our dynamic, contemporary and creative provision in arts, design, architecture and media is delivered from our unique campus in the heart of the City of Norwich. Teaching at NUA has long been recognised as being of the very highest standard, and this was recently confirmed with the University achieving a Gold Award against the metrics of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017. Graduate employability, curriculum relevance and creative practice are key factors in our acknowledged success and national profile.

The University is known for its distinctive research and innovation and is a leading contributor to the cultural and economic life of the City and Country, and a distinctive, high-quality specialist university educating the future workforce for the creative industries.

BA (Hons) Fashion at NUA is a successful and expanding, Creative Skillset Accredited Ticked, course with a strong reputation for supporting students to become creative and technically skilled professional designers.

We are looking for a senior lecturer in fashion with a good understanding of our course ethos in bringing together high level tailoring skills with advanced creativity in design. The successful candidate will have a strong awareness of contemporary and directional fashion design and be able to demonstrate significant professional experience and expertise in creative pattern cutting, professional garment construction and luxury levels of craftsmanship and/or design.

You will join a team of academic staff working across the undergraduate and postgraduate provision at the University and will demonstrate excellent team working and organisational skills. Your strong understanding of the business, professional and contextual issues relevant to the curriculum area and your ability to provide effective learning will enhance NUA’s graduate employability.

The role includes acting as an undergraduate year tutor under the guidance of the Course Leader and taking an active role in the development and delivery of MA Fashion.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a proactive approach to curriculum design, organisation, delivery and assessment together with significant experience within UK Higher Education and proven ability to contribute to the management of the course in collaboration with the Course Leader.

Interviews will be held in week commencing 4 September 2017

Application packs and further details for the above post are available at

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