Fashion & Textiles
Location: Winchester School of Art
Salary: £39,739 to £50,296 per year
Full time, permanent
Closing Date: Monday 04 April 2022
Date of interview: be confirmed
Winchester School of Art is proud to be one of the UK’s leading art schools and part of the renowned University of Southampton, a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Our research-intensive environment and international student body provide rich ground for interdisciplinary thinking and creation at the crossroads of art, science, technology, and culture.
Department of Fashion and Textiles
The Fashion and Textiles Department is the largest department in the school, providing training in design, leadership and strategy and marketing, at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. The department supports one of Europe’s largest international student communities studying fashion leadership, management and strategy programs, while maintaining a long-standing reputation for developing high-level design practices and of craft skills. The department supports a diverse and inclusive research environment, with notable strengths in fashion and textiles and cultural history, critical luxury studies, sustainability, and innovation in textiles and electronic materials.
This role is part of the school’s Fashion and Textile department. The department includes undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the areas of fashion leadership, including fashion management, fashion marketing and branding, fashion marketing with management, and brand management Luxury, as well as our practice-based Fashion Design and Textile Design programs. This role focuses on maintaining our growing national and international reputation in fashion leadership, including marketing, management, branding and digital context in this ever-changing field. The role will focus on high quality education and research that complements the broader school and university research and education strategy. This is a great opportunity to join a growing school, which encompasses education, research and enterprise, with a focus on student experience, curriculum development, underpinned by research, as well as collaboration with industry partners.
You will have a proven track record of developing and delivering an excellent standard of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as experience in publishing research and securing research funding. Key to this role is being able to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders, both internal and external to the school, as well as integrating high quality research and teaching activities to ensure that the strategies of the university and school are respected. If you have a growing and consistent national and international reputation in fashion marketing, management, sustainability, research practices, research methodologies and global fashion leadership across different industries, this role is for you. Be part of a dynamic group of academics paving the way to fashion leadership. Relevant academic and industrial experience is welcome.
What can we offer you
Working at the University of Southampton gives you access to a wide range of benefits in addition to our competitive pay rates. Our main benefits include membership in a pension plan; a generous annual leave allowance (supplemented by University closing days and public holidays) and excellent family leave provisions (including maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave).
As a university, we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and be proactive in promoting a culture of inclusion, respect and equal opportunity. We believe that we can only truly achieve our goals if we reflect society’s image, which is why we are passionate about creating a working environment where you are free to focus fully on your work. We welcome applicants from all walks of life, who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from applicants from Black, Asian, and minority ethnic communities, Global South, people who identify as LGBTQ+, persons with disabilities, and first-generation college students.
Committed to supporting our teaching and research community, we are open to flexible working. Knowing that it is necessary to be on campus for teaching duties, we are open to a hybrid approach. We give full consideration to candidates who wish to work flexibly, including part-time, and those who have taken career breaks. Proud to be founding signatories of the Athena Swan Gender Equality Charter, we hold an institutional Silver Award.
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If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact the Administrative Manager for this position, Jennifa Ghazi first: [email protected]
You must submit your cover letter/statement and CV online at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The deadline for applications will be midnight on the closing date listed above. If you need help, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 2380 592507 or email [email protected] Please quote reference 1729522FH in all correspondence.