Lecturer: Cultural and Historical Studies

Vacancy ID: 8291
Main Location: LCF - High Holborn, London UK
Hours: 37
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £39,275-£47,120 pa
Closing date: July 5, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

We are looking for a dynamic and ambitious academic researcher/practitioner to join the Cultural and Historical Studies Department at London College of Fashion. In this key role, you will be responsible for the academic coordination of the Dissertation unit across the School of Media and Communication. You will work closely with the Cultural and Historical Studies Course Leader to ensure the maintenance and enhancement of standards, and to lead the delivery of the curriculum.

As Lecturer in Cultural and Historical Studies, you will join the Cultural and Historical Studies Department at London College of Fashion, a dynamic collective of researchers and practitioners in fashion studies.

You will use your knowledge of fashion and/or cultural studies within a media context to develop the curriculum and support our students.

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 be an authority through theory or practice in the field of fashion studies within a media context. You have the enthusiasm, expertise and communication skills to inspire and fully engage our diverse cohort of students. You will have experience of running complex units within a course in higher education (or comparable context), an ability to coordinate curriculum development and assessment, an understanding of internal and external examination processes, and have sound knowledge of current developments in the fields of fashion, media and/or cultural studies with a desire to challenge and de-centre Euro-centric understandings of culture and history through pedagogy and research.  

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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