Back to search results

Lecturer in Digital Fashion

Manchester Metropolitan University - Faulty of Arts and Humanities, Manchester Fashion Institute (MFI)

Location: Manchester
Salary: £39,347 to £45,585 per annum. Grade 8
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th February 2024
Closes: 25th February 2024
Job Ref: eArcu-7299

The Faulty of Arts and Humanities is a unique environment where Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences sit alongside the Manchester School of Art and the Manchester Fashion Institute. Student experience is at the heart of everything we do.

About the team:

Manchester Fashion Institute (MFI) has an established reputation within the education sector, we align ourselves with elite fashion schools worldwide. We are uniquely positioned as one the largest specialist fashion providers in UK HE we provide depth and breadth of expertise in our subject. We are looking for a Lecturer in Digital Fashion Design to join our dynamic and growing team. The successful candidate will contribute to the students' educational journey, bringing experience, skills and knowledge to inspire the next generation of fashion talent for an ever-changing industry.

We are looking for a 1.0FTE Lecturer in Digital Fashion Design (Fixed Term Maternity Cover). 

12 months running from: 15th April 2024 - 15th April 2025.

You will have substantial knowledge and experience of digital fashion design practices working with industry standard pattern cutting and 3D prototyping software such as Browzwear V Stitcher, CLO3D, Optitex, Gerber or Lectra. You will be an expert in your field whose teaching practice is informed by either your industry experience, your expanding body of published research or practice-based research which underpins innovative approaches to digital design and product development.

Drawing on your experience/industry contacts, you will support students to develop enhanced digital skills with real-world applications and aligned to the ongoing digitisation of the fashion industry. You will deliver creative workshops that build knowledge and confidence in digital design whilst contextualising the use and value of technologies in relation to career readiness.

The successful candidate is expected to undertake their own research or be in a position to apply their current digital fashion practice to existing academic research or knowledge exchange frameworks within the University. We encourage and promote research activity concerned with the ‘thinking', ‘doing' and ‘making' of fashion that engages with the real world and current theoretical, social, digital or cultural contexts. 

The post holder will also be expected to contribute to the research and/or knowledge exchange activities of the department for example by producing high quality research outputs and developing funding bids OR demonstrate an interest in developing expertise and innovation in the delivery of teaching and/or student experience. 

About you:

Essential Skills:

  • Experience of teaching Fashion Design in Higher Education
  • A good first degree together with a PhD in a relevant discipline or equivalent qualifications.
  • You will have substantial experience working with cutting-edge pattern-cutting and 3D prototyping technologies plus a future facing skillset that reflects the digital practices of contemporary fashion industries.

Desirable:

  • A PGCE, Certificate of Education, PGCLTHE or membership of the Higher Education Academy (or commitment to obtain within three years of appointment).
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies, demonstrating professional standing.
  • Successfully publish results of research to the REF, in peer reviewed journals or monographs, or publish/exhibit professional practice

In some circumstances, we will consider applicants who do not have these qualifications but are committed to obtaining them and have equivalent significant attainment in their professional field.

To apply please submit a CV and cover letter via our application portal. For informal enquiries, please contact Sarah Collins (Senior Lecturer) - S.Collins@mmu.ac.uk.

Interviews are likely to be held week commencing 11th March

We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:

Subject Area(s):

Location(s):

Job tools
 

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Ok Ok

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Account Verification Missing

In order to create multiple job alerts, you must first verify your email address to complete your account creation

Request verification email Request verification email

jobs.ac.uk Account Required

In order to create multiple alerts, you must create a jobs.ac.uk jobseeker account

Create Account Create Account

Alert Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your account is currently blocked. Please login to unblock your account.

Email Address Blocked

We received a delivery failure message when attempting to send you an email and therefore your email address has been blocked. You will not receive job alerts until your email address is unblocked. To do so, please choose from one of the two options below.

Max Alerts Reached

A maximum of 5 Job Alerts can be created against your account. Please remove an existing alert in order to create this new Job Alert

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your alert was not created at this time. Please try again.

Ok Ok

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

 
 
More jobs from Manchester Metropolitan University

Show all jobs for this employer …

More jobs like this
Join in and follow us

Browser Upgrade Recommended

jobs.ac.uk has been optimised for the latest browsers.

For the best user experience, we recommend viewing jobs.ac.uk on one of the following:

Google Chrome Firefox Microsoft Edge