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Senior Lecturer in Fashion

London Metropolitan University - Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture & Design

Location: London
Salary: £40,701 to £51,198 per annum (inclusive of London Allowance)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th September 2018
Closes: 27th September 2018
Job Ref: 18CASS0901

About Us

London Metropolitan University is committed to making education available to people from all walks of life and plays an important role in society and our local community. We offer a diverse range of courses across a range of disciplines in three locations across London.

About the Post

Part-time: (14 hours per week)

The BA (Hons) Fashion course at the Cass (London Metropolitan University) is a highly creative and fast paced course in the School of Art, Architecture and Design. It offers students an excellent grounding in the fashion industry with a real hands-on approach to creative practice and process which is central to the culture of the Cass. It gives students the experience of an atelier style business model with the experimental approach that sustains the best of haute couture for street or catwalk.

With excellent studios and a wide ranging 3D capacity across all mediums students at the Cass have the best possible environment to experiment and challenge established design frontiers for womenswear, menswear and accessories.

We are seeking to employ a well-qualified and highly motivated fashion specialist with an excellent understanding of structure, cut and finish as part of their own practice alongside substantial evidence of organisational and communication skills to implement the faculty necessities of recruitment, assessment and feedback plus the systems for quality assurance deployed across the fashion courses. The chosen candidate will be expected to be proactive in initiating strategies for managing course events and daily requirements alongside the course leader and with reference to the strategic goals of the broader University. The candidate will evidence prior knowledge and experience of teaching quality attributes and be expected to understand the contemporary HE landscape in respect of use and importance of datasets.

The role entails significant academic, pastoral and practice-based support for students in relation to student satisfaction, progression and retention strategies.

The appointee will understand the cultural debates current in fashion and the theoretical and historical issues that underpin the fashion industry particularly in the UK and Europe. A track record of promotional activity in the sector and/or the education environment with the vision to see beyond current trends to the fashion of the future, a candidate that displays these and an active digital capacity alongside evidence of an ability to teach across disciplines will be a bonus for this post.

The appointee will work as part of the fashion and textiles team facilitating live projects, professional networks and the external facing reputation of the course and the university as a whole. They will be responsible for developing the curriculum and approaches to teaching and learning while ensuring that students graduate with the skills and knowledge to thrive in the competitive professional arena of fashion and related industries.

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