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Lecturer in Fashion Knitted Textiles Fashion Knitwear

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Hours: Part time – 14.8 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity to support the delivery of UAL’s new MA Fashion Textile Technology course.

The Textiles department at London College of Fashion consists of three Pathway degrees (Print: Knit; Embroidery) each having a specialist focus, whilst encouraging varied and diverse textile design responses, with a new MA Fashion Textiles Technology course that builds on these specialist areas.

The Lecturer in Fashion Textiles Knit is responsible for teaching, curriculum development, and on-going scholarship and will work collaboratively within the MA Fashion Textiles Technologies course team, deploying specialist expertise to develop pedagogy and the curriculum in innovative and critical directions.

Your role would include the maintenance and enhancement of standards and responsibility for supporting the design, development, and delivery of the curriculum, and the day-to-day management of the course including all areas of learning, teaching, and assessment of students.

About you

You will be a recognised practitioner within fashion textiles knit, with knowledge of practical 3D prototyping and manufacturing processes. You will also need an understanding of the practical approach and methodologies needed for both hand crafted and digital manufacturing.

You will need substantive industry experience and/or research and ideally a teaching qualification. As well as your expertise, knowledge and experience in visual research methods and analysis, you will have an understanding of the impact of consideration of sustainability and climate awareness and its influence in the context of contemporary fashion textiles design.

Knowledge of digital knitwear design and processes is desirable.

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. UAL is ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings. The University is made up of 6 renowned Colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts.

In 2022, we launched our new 10-year strategy, ‘The world needs creativity’. Our strategy has three Guiding Policies. We identified the challenges and opportunities that are most important to UAL and our future and the guiding policies are our response to each of these issues in turn. Creativity is a skill vital across the economy and society. In today’s knowledge economy, this will become increasingly so.

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Interviews: 23 October 2023.

Our culture

We are a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion and in 2022 achieved a Gold Award in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, helping us to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued and included at work. We are a member of the Race Equality Charter (REC), to help us reduce barriers that negatively impact Black, Asian and minority ethnic staff and students. We are a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and a member of the Business Disability Forum, which help us to recruit, retain, develop and improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.

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