Arts University Bournemouth

Lecturer Theoretical Studies BA (Hons) Fashion

Salary: £30,395 per annum (pro-rata)
Hours: Part time, 18.5 hours per week, permanent
Ref: AD0701

Arts University Bournemouth is the leading professional arts university dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Offering courses in art, design, media and performance, we are passionate about our specialist subjects and dedicated both to education and the creative industries which we serve. 

We have a vacancy in the Fashion area which offers exciting challenges and new ways of working and thinking, alongside studio practice.

you will have currency within education, and knowledge of the industries, and the ability to bring new and exciting teaching and learning methods

We are seeking a Lecturer to be part of a forward thinking team, teaching on both of our BA (Hons) Fashion programs, who provide a unique learning experience within the future of fashion design and practice in the global market.  The post holder will need to have a passion and commitment to both the development of students’ critical and theoretical understanding of the subject area, as well as their own research activity and self-development. 

The ability to work effectively within a team and/or independently is essential as is the desire to pro-actively contribute to the courses and deliver results. The course promotes the development of a broad range of contemporary and traditional skills, both technical and design based, in which individuals are encouraged to challenge and ‘risk take’ as well as devise new concepts through both independent and collaborative practice.  We aim to develop, build and apply awareness and critical understanding of the historical, cultural, ethical and contemporary issues and concerns of fashion and related design, in terms of diversity, sustainability, social, cultural and environmental effects, ethical practices and the related consequences.

We are looking for an individual who has currency within education, and knowledge of the industries, and the ability to bring new and exciting teaching and learning methods to the subject area, which will result in offering interesting and challenging learning opportunities to ambitious and conscientious design students.

The post holder will ideally have experience in teaching Fashion Theoretical Studies and an understanding of the hands-on lecture theatre, studio and workshop practices in relation to theoretical debate.

Candidates will need to hold a post graduate qualification in a relevant subject and a PhD (or be working towards a PhD). Candidates will also be required to have a Teaching Qualification and/or Higher Education Academy (HEA) Associate Fellow Membership. 

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Closing Date: Tuesday 23 October 2018
Interview Date: Tuesday 13 November 2018