University of the Arts London is looking for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Digital Fashion Technologies to help provide technical assistance on an exciting project: “From Design to Production: Digital Transformation of Apparel Sector in Turkey”.
The project aims to improve the international and national competitiveness of apparel and textile sector SMEs in Turkey through the provision of services for digital transformation, adaptation to international applications and the proposition of environmentally friendly solutions.
You will assist the Principal Investigator with the management and coordination of project activities. This will involve developing service delivery manuals for new Digital Fashion Design training packages created by the UAL Team, as well as designing and delivering capacity building activities and workshops. You will also collect and analyse qualitative/quantitative workshop and training data, evaluating project outcomes and developing insights for service design.
You will assess the current and post-training knowledge-level of trainers, identifying and selecting suitable trainers to partake in Digital Fashion Design training. You will also deliver training to Istanbul Moda Akademi (Istanbul Fashion Academy) staff and Turkish SMEs.
You will have experience of utilising co-design tools and methodologies within a workshop setting and will be confident in supporting the facilitation of co-design and co-creation activities eliciting stakeholder and end-user feedback. You will also possess a theoretical understanding of fashion and textile design and the fashion and textile manufacturing supply chain, ecosystem and fieldwork practices, along with relevant research experience and/or knowledge of quantitative research methods, including workshop design and facilitation, methods and practices.
You will be able to work collaboratively and autonomously, managing your work to meet agreed deadlines. You will have a track record of publications and presentations appropriate to your career stage, and you will be able to communicate effectively with non-academic stakeholders.
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Closing date: 23:55, 29th September 2023.
If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact Twinkle Brahmbhatt, Senior Resourcing Adviser via email at [email protected].
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