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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Fashion Design

De Montfort University - Faculty of Arts, Design & Humanities

Location: Leicester
Salary: £34,189 to £48,677 Grade F
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 21st January 2019
Closes: 20th February 2019
Job Ref: A-60611235-06

De Montfort University (DMU) was awarded Gold in the recent Teaching Excellence Framework. This achievement recognises a range of strengths for which DMU has become well-known: teaching excellence, an outstanding student experience, high student employability, a wide range of volunteering opportunities, a determination to widen participation in higher education, and an unwavering commitment to improving student achievement.

Faculty / Directorate

The faculty is home to the creative disciplines and humanities subjects, with subjects taught by internationally acclaimed and award-winning academics. Graduates have gone on to enjoy success in a wide range of careers with high-profile brands such as Adidas, the BBC, BMW, Disney Studios, Tommy Hilfiger and Next.

Art, Design and Architecture students benefit from industry-standard facilities complete with cutting-edge technologies such as digital editing suites and dedicated drawing and modelling studios.

World-leading Fashion and Textiles courses offer an extensive range of specialist facilities including professionally equipped studios, textiles testing labs, and shoemaking, weaving, sewing and knitting workshops.

The School of Design brings together the key subjects of Fashion, Textiles, Fashion Buying, Product, Furniture, Crafts and Interior Design. The School incorporates undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD study with excellence in teaching, research and design consultancy.


Please note: the salary shown is for Grade F/G. As the post is 0.8 FTE, the salary will be pro-rata'd accordingly.

We require a creative individual to teach at both undergraduate and post graduate levels. Fashion Design at De Montfort University is well established with a recognised profile within the UK fashion education sector, renowned for working with leading companies with an enviable track record of competition success. You will join a team of specialists to contribute to the strategic development of the subject area, further enhancing our growing reputation, nationally and internationally.

Ideal Candidate

With a degree and a wealth of appropriate industry experience you will have an excellent understanding of the subject area and a thorough knowledge of creative design processes for contemporary and innovative fashion.

Experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level is advantageous.

You will be expected to make a substantial contribution to the academic and reputational development of the Fashion Design subject area and to engage in scholarly research.

For an informal discussion about the posts, please contact Interim Head of School, Professor Carolyn Hardaker on 0116 2577542

Advert Closing Date: 20 February 2019 De Montfort University is committed to providing a working and learning environment that enriches lives, supports individuals to reach their full potential, and where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. As an educator and shaper of society, the university aims to role model positive behaviours both within the university and to reflect the diversity of the wider community. As such we welcome applications from all potential candidates.

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