Lecturer in Fashion Marketing and leadership position at UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON


Fashion & Textiles

Location: Winchester School of Art

Salary: £31,406 to £38,587 per year
Full time, permanent

Closing Date: Monday 04 April 2022

Date of interview: be confirmed

Reference: 1728322FH

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.

About the role

This role focuses on maintaining our growing national and international reputation in fashion leadership, including marketing, management, branding and digital contexts, in this ever-evolving field. The role will focus on high quality education and research that complements the broader school and university research and education strategy. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing school, which encompasses education, research and enterprise, with a focus on student experience, research-based programs, as well as collaborations with industry partners.

About you

You will have teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as the opportunity to develop research activities in your discipline. A key aspect of this role is being able to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders, both internal and external to the school, as well as contribute to research projects/proposals, participate in the development of curricula and align your work with university and school education and training. search strategies.

You will have a growing reputation in fashion marketing and management, with interests in sustainability, research practice, research methodologies and global fashion leadership in different sectors, including the luxury sector. You will be part of a dynamic group of academics who are paving the way to fashion leadership. Relevant academic and industrial experience is welcome.

You will demonstrate a defined research portfolio relevant to the field, including burgeoning areas of interest; provide pathways to high quality research; contribute to the supervision of postdoctoral research; and evidence engagement with research funding applications/projects and external research communities. The school welcomes high levels of research collaboration and an interest in interdisciplinary work is an advantage.

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.

Please visit WSA – University of Southampton (talentedu.com) to find out more about the Winchester School of Art and to see other fantastic opportunities.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact the Administrative Manager for this position, Jennifa Ghazi first: [email protected]

Application procedure

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 1728322FH in all correspondence.


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