Associate Lecturer: Cultural and Historical Studies

Vacancy ID: 8057
Main Location: LCF - High Holborn, London UK
Hours: Various
Contract: Fixed Term
Salary: £55.54 per hour
Closing date: May 27, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

The Cultural and Historical Studies Department at London College of Fashion is seeking to expand its pool of Hourly Paid Lecturers. We are looking for ambitious academic researchers/practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and assessment across our programmes at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, as well as further education. 

In this role you will contribute to a high quality student experience, delivering cultural studies teaching in a fashion context.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change.  In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history.

If you have any queries about this role, you may contact the LCF Staffing Team at vacancies@fashion.arts.ac.uk   phone: 07730 900321.

Your Profile

You will have a background in theory or practice within the field of fashion and/or cultural studies. You have the enthusiasm, expertise and communication skills to inspire and fully engage our diverse cohort of students. You will have experience of teaching in further and/or higher education (or comparable context), an ability to participate in curriculum development and assessment and have a sound understanding of current developments in the field of fashion and/or cultural studies  and a desire to challenge and de-centre Euro-centric understandings of culture and history.

You should be comfortable working with diverse cohorts of students and committed to a teaching approach that promotes theory and research across academic and industry contexts. You will engage students through a combination of innovative pedagogy, research and/or practice.

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.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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