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Research Fellow - Digital Printing for Colour and Fashion

Are you a researcher with proven abilities to carry out research in digital printing and ink development? Are you able to use your expertise to support or complement our existing strengths in textile and fashion technology/design?

The School of Design is a highly ranked department with a vibrant research culture and a commitment to excellence in teaching. You will join an experienced, innovative and diverse team and will be actively involved in research, producing high quality publications and contributing to the School’s Research Excellence Framework (REF). 

As a Research Fellow in Digital Printing for Colour and Fashion, you will be a part of the wider Future Fashion Factory project. The Future Fashion Factory creative R&D partnership is a £5.4 million programme of ambitious research and development funded by the Industrial Strategy Challenge fund via the Creative Industries Cluster Programme that seeks to create the world’s first designer-led, digitally enabled creative design and technical innovation platform for textiles.

You will have a PhD in digital printing or Polymer Chemistry and a Masters degree in Chemistry. You will also have a developing record of research (commensurate with the level of the post) and will provide a clear indication of the ability to achieve internationally recognised standards of excellence. 

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

Dr Muriel Rigout, Project Coordinator

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3710, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Design
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
It is likely that an appointment will be made no higher than £38,152 p.a., since there are funding limitations which dictate the level at which the appointment can start.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (fixed-term until December 2020)
Release Date:  Tuesday 10 September 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 15 September 2019
Reference:  AHCDE1079
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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