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Reader in Fashion Systems

University Of The Arts London

Location: London
Salary: £58,193 to £70,291 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th February 2024
Closes: 29th February 2024
Job Ref: 10665
 

We are seeking an original and holistic thinker and leading researcher to join our globally recognised change-making Centre for Sustainable Fashion team. Based at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, this academic opportunity will make a distinctive and significant contribution to research in ecological, social, cultural, and economic wellbeing, applicable to fashion.

The Reader in Fashion Systems will span research, knowledge exchange and teaching at Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF), contributing to Fashion Design for Sustainability as a field of study, sector, and education practices.

We are looking for an experienced and high-profile researcher with a portfolio in or applicable to sustainability and fashion, relating to systems thinking, regenerative practices, the wellbeing economy, environmental and social justice.

Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) is a University of the Arts London research centre based at London College of Fashion. CSF challenges the status quo and seeks ways to design and develop research, education and knowledge exchange with businesses, creating ways for us to live well, together, in nature.

About you
The Reader will take a leading role in their appointed field of research; developing and securing funded research. You will support a research and knowledge exchange environment and significantly contribute to the academic research profile and activities of the University.

You will have the opportunity to join a vibrant team and to work with experienced and early career researchers. Your strong theoretical background and excellent writing track record will complement the expertise across the centre.

You will be expected to supervise PhD and MA students, acting as Director of Study and/or supervisor to research degree students as appropriate alongside other contributions to teaching and active participation in public, national and international forums for debate, including organising and contributing to CSF/ UAL events.

We are UAL
University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. UAL is home to a diverse body of over 6,000 academic, professional and technical staff who support more than 21,000 students from 130 countries.

The University is made up of 6 renowned Colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts. UAL is ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2022 QS World University Rankings.

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Closing date: 29 February 2024 at 23:55.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

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