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Assistant Professor in Fashion

Heriot-Watt University - School of Textiles and Design

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £31,604 to £47,722 - Grade 7 or Grade 8, depending on experience.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th August 2018
Closes: 7th September 2018
Job Ref: IRC16211

Heriot Watt University is looking to recruit a 0.6FTE Assistant Professor in Fashion to support the continued delivery of it BA (Hons) programme. The successful applicant will be a creative, inspirational, academic practitioner with specific skills in Fashion.

You will actively contribute to the development of the Fashion programme and be experienced in learning, teaching, and assessment at HE level. An enthusiastic and visionary academic who will support and encourage students to achieve their full potential, you will have the ability to develop live, collaborative projects and demonstrate a willingness to engage creatively in the wider activities of the School.

You will be a highly professional and committed team player, flexible in approach with excellent communication, timekeeping, and organisational skills, and be willing to undertake administrative duties associated with the role.

You will possess a strong understanding of contemporary practice, issues, and current debate with the Fashion industry. This will underpin your passion for enhancing your own practice and will inform your knowledge of the skills and attributes required by graduates for employability.


  • We require a minimum Master’s Degree and a PhD would be desirable.
  • Recognised teaching qualification, i.e. PGCert/PGCap or membership/fellowship of higher education academy; or be committed to achieving this within 2 years of appointment.

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website:

For application details and further information please go to:

Ref: IRC16211

Closing Date: 7 September 2018.

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