Lecturer in Fashion: Design, Portfolio and Industry
This post is part-time 0.5fte
The Wolverhampton School of Art is seeking to appoint a 0.5 permanent Lecturer in Fashion specialising in specialist design and portfolio skills. Our new BA (Hons) Fashion course is studio and workshop based. We pride ourselves on our hands-on approach to teaching in a creative environment. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of shaping a new course with larger credit modules allowing more flexibility with curriculum development, integrating competitions and LIVE industry briefs and time for personal development. Be part of a team looking to build strong links with schools, colleges and the local community as well as international institutions and industry.
You will be responsible for teaching across all levels of our new BA (Hons) Fashion course and working collaboratively with other design areas in the School.
You will be an excellent teacher with some experience of teaching Fashion in Higher Education and preferably possess a professional teaching qualification. You will have a Master’s degree in a relevant field and/or equivalent professional experience of working in the industry and associated sectors with contemporary knowledge and engagement in the fashion industry. You will have strong all-round design and production skills including strong technical IT skills, Photoshop, illustrator, lectra (desirable). You will be able to contribute to all levels of the course, including contextual studies. With a passion for the subject, you will possess an enthusiasm that inspires confidence and builds rapport with University colleagues working in a cross-disciplinary capacity, and with external, partner institutions.
We welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds.
If you would like an informal discussion or have any queries on the above vacancy please contact Maggie Ayliffe, Head of School on 01902 321970 or M.C.Ayliffe@wlv.ac.uk
The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.