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Lecturer in Fashion Marketing: Strategy and Innovation

Are you an academic/professional with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in Fashion Marketing and Communications? Are you able to use your expertise to support or complement our existing strengths in Fashion Marketing/Management, Fashion Enterprise, Fashion/Textile Design and Graphics and Communication Design?

We are looking to appoint a Lecturer in the field of Fashion Marketing: Strategy and Innovation at the level of 1.0 FTE, with the core purpose of the role to provide leadership in the development of the School of Design as a centre for both research and teaching in this area. The position will also focus on developing a strong network of engagement with the regional activities and centres.

The School of Design is part of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures which consists of nine dynamic and diverse Schools which offer vibrant research and a commitment to excellence in teaching. You will join an experienced, innovative and diverse team to teach across our programmes, support module design, course leadership and student experience, as well as leading the development of research projects. In addition to establishing new research you will also be actively involved in producing high quality publications and contributing to the School’s Research Excellence Framework (REF).

You will be a creative and innovative Fashion Marketer practitioner/academic researcher, and regarded as a leading authority within your own area. You will have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications in Fashion Marketing or related area and a developing record of either research, pedagogy, or commercial and industrial collaboration commensurate with the level of the post. You will have an in depth understanding and personal experience of the relationship of fashion education with the fashion industry, both nationally and internationally. Creative and highly motivated, you will be a committed teacher and outstanding communicator able to contribute to teaching and administrative activities in Fashion Marketing. We attract high achieving and ambitious students whose abilities are matched by their creativity and enthusiasm. You will contribute to a dynamic learning environment and share your knowledge and expertise in fashion marketing. You will be forward thinking with excellent digital communication and team working skills, as well as possess the capacity to teach in a multi-disciplinary environment. This appointment to a role in a dynamic and growing School of Design offers considerable potential for personal initiative and fulfilment.     

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Chris Carr, Head of School

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3094, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Design
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 7 to Grade 8
Salary:  £33,199 to £48,677 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Wednesday 12 June 2019
Closing Date:  Friday 12 July 2019
Interview Date:  Tuesday 20 August 2019
Reference:  AHCDE1071
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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