Technical Coordinator: Science (maternity cover)

Vacancy ID: 8024
Main Location: LCF - John Prince's St, London UK
Hours: 35
Contract: Fixed Term
Salary: £39,275 - £47,120 pa
Closing date: May 30, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

LCF are seeking to appoint a Technical Coordinator for Science.

The role seeks to provide technical co-ordination for LCF's Science Technical Team and the associated science laboratories and space to include hardware procurement, maintenance, management of technicians, student flow within the labs and contributions to the wider technical community. The role critically seeks to appoint a candidate able to provide management, leadership and visionary thinking to the core science technical team, closely working with the science academic team and senior technical managers.

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

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.

Your Profile

We are seeking a technical coordinator who is keen to develop thought leadership in technical areas by developing close working relationships across LCF. This will include students, course leaders, the research community and commercial organisations seeking to explore fashion science.

You will be able to create new opportunities to develop and enhance the student experience. Key skills may include but not be limited to areas of Cosmetic Science and Fashion Psychology. A Postgraduate degree is desirable. Knowledge of management of technical teams working collaboratively with academic colleagues and students interest in ethical aspects of working with human participants in and outside of laboratory settings as well as an excellent knowledge and understanding of working and maintaining labs within higher education.

We are seeking a candidate who is able to work simultaneously across multiple projects and sites to build a network of technologies, technicians, experiments and ideas for students, staff and research fellows to interact with.

You will be a confident presenter, able to inspire with your dictionary of science and technology experience, and you will question and work with our academic community to make the seemingly impossible a reality for fashion.

Our remit is broad, and whilst we are seeking a candidate who specialises in one or more areas, we are searching for a technical co-ordinator who is excited about the possibilities of working in a future facing technical role for fashion science.

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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