IP Lecturer

University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion - Academic Development and Services

Contract: 1 year fixed term
Location: London College of Fashion - High Holborn

Opportunity for an experienced teacher of Law to play a key role educating our students on the importance of intellectual property (IP) as they prepare to embark on a career in the world of fashion.

It is important to the University that all students graduate with a basic awareness of IP and its value for entrepreneurship and innovation, and the knowledge of where to find information and expert help when it is needed. As IP Lecturer, you will develop and run an intellectual property education service across the university.

The service will focus on delivering IP education to students in co-curricular and extracurricular settings, as well as supporting staff to integrate IP education in the curriculum. It will also work in liaison with external agencies and specialist law firms and the legal department in UAL to bring external expertise to the benefit of students.

Your main responsibilities will include designing and teaching a co-curricular and extracurricular workshop series for students, along with supporting colleagues to embed IP in the curriculum and their resources, as well as designing teaching resources and materials.

Why choose us?
University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

Your profile
You will be educated to postgraduate degree level in law and have an in depth knowledge of intellectual property and its relevance to the creative sector. You will also have demonstrable experience of teaching and experience of applying knowledge of IP to educate and/or add value to creative businesses.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

For further details and to apply please click the “apply” button below.

Closing date: 15 January 2018.

Interviews: 21 January 2018.

University of the Arts London aims to be an equal opportunities employer embracing diversity in all areas of activity and UAL positively welcomes applications from black and minority ethnic staff who are currently underrepresented at this level.

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

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