Arts University Bournemouth
Senior Lecturer BA (Hons) Fashion and BA (Hons) Fashion Branding and Communication : Fashion Presentation and Industry Practice
School of Art, Design and Architecture
Grade V, £38,587 to £44,706 per annum
Full-time, Fixed Term to 15 July 2022
Arts University Bournemouth is renowned globally as a professional arts university, dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Our culture of making, performing, and shaping cultures is at the heart of our learning, research and engagement. Our values speak of collaboration, connectedness and innovative practice, underpinned by a passion for our academic disciplines and extensive partnerships with industry, professions and communities.
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and strive for our staff to be from diverse backgrounds. We positively encourage applications from individuals within under-represented groups and welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
BA Fashion, and BA Fashion Branding and Communication sits within the successful Fashion Subject Area at the Arts University Bournemouth. The University prides itself on a very applied, creative practice based approach to learning with close collaboration within the BA and MA Fashion courses, the wider creative courses within the University, and industry brand partners.
We are looking for a highly motivated, creative and inspirational individual to join our expanding Fashion programmes. The post holder will be flexible in their approach to practice and committed to student-centered teaching and learning. You will need a current understanding of contemporary portfolio presentation and exhibition methods particularly in launching fashion graduate careers in relation to employability and postgraduate study.
The post holder will have experience within the profession for example idea and project presentation within the fashion industry, and be capable of the demands of teaching at HE level with experience in devising briefs, delivering inspiring workshops and lectures and be actively involved in the assessment process. Current Fashion professional / commercial experience is essential.
Research is essential to our students to help substantiate their design projects and thesis work as is the ability to support and enhance their understanding and communication of this in terms of academic writing, referencing and presentation skills will be required.
All academic staff are involved with research, often linked with industry and practice, which ensures the relevance and currency of our curriculum. Candidates will need to be highly motivated, enthusiastic, and well-informed to teach across our courses.
AUB works closely with industry partners and the role would build on collaborations and new links with live projects and industry placements. Such industry links may well provide opportunity for staff and student research, projects and knowledge exchange opportunities.
A Master’s degree in a relevant subject is essential as is Industry experience, evidenced through being a recognised authority in the subject with internal and external peers as well as having a detailed knowledge and deep understanding of the subject’s processes and practices. Candidates will also hold a teaching qualification and FHEA Membership. A PhD is desirable.
Closing Date: Sunday 9 January 2022
Interview Date: TBC