Specialist Technician (L&T) Textiles – Print & Dye Workshop & Studio

Vacancy ID: 8551
Main Location: CCW - Millbank, London UK
Hours: 14 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £35,468 - £43,558 pro rata, pa
Closing date: September 1, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

We’re looking for a friendly and self-motivated technician to work closely with students, tutors and fellow technicians in the Print and Dye Workshops which support the Textile Design program at Chelsea College of Arts. This person must be able to work independently but will also be working with a small team to deliver the discipline related content. 

This is a technical teaching role specific to supporting the courses in the textile programme and will involve a wide variety of print and dye skills which will include, silk screen printing (with specialist binders and/or dye), screen preparation and reclaiming, creating screen positives (digital and experimental), mono-screen printing, relief printing (such as lino and collagraph), dyeing a wide variety of fibres, sublimation printing, embossing,

As well as technical instruction in all aspects of Print and Dye related Health and safety, you’ll also be responsible for teaching core screen print skills.  Experience with relevant design and cam software is required. Any additional skills in emerging textiles practices which may include responsive textiles, embedded electronics, plant-based print and dyeing and bio-materials... would be an advantage.  

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.

Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of so many creative industries. You’ll get to be a part of this future by transferring your specialist knowledge on to other keen creatives whilst developing your own skills.

University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

Your Profile

Students are at the forefront of this role and some experience in teaching making skills at HE level is desirable. We’re looking for a candidate to assist with course aligned teaching for small groups as well as independent 1-1 teaching.  A basic familiarity with online teaching tools is also very desirable skill. 

Should you have any questions not answered in the supporting documentation, please contact Aruna Dhinakaran, Resourcing Assistant at jobs.ccw@arts.ac.uk.

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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