Course Leader: Cultural and Historical Studies

Vacancy ID: 8673
Main Location: LCF - High Holborn, London UK
Hours: 37
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £48,534.00 - £58,474.00 per annum
Closing date: October 6, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

We are looking for a dynamic and ambitious academic researcher/practitioner to lead the Cultural and Historical Studies curriculum within the School of Design Technology at London College of Fashion. In this new, key role, you will be responsible for the academic leadership and management of Cultural and Historical Studies teaching across the school, including maintenance and enhancement of standards and responsibility for its design, development, and delivery. As Course Leader, you will join the Cultural and Historical Studies Department, a dynamic collective of researchers and practitioners dedicated to the study of fashion as a global, political and cultural practice. This is an exciting time to join the department as we expand our programme in the context of our new home at East Bank in Stratford.

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   phone: 07730 900321.

Your Profile

You will be a leading authority through theory or practice in the field of fashion studies. You have the enthusiasm, expertise and communication skills to inspire and fully engage our diverse cohort of students. You will have experience of leading and/or directing a course in higher education (or comparable context), an ability to participate in curriculum development and assessment, have a sound understanding of current developments in the field of fashion studies and contribute to the research profile of the Cultural and Historical Studies Department.


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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