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Lecturer in Knitting Design and Technology

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in Knitting Design & Technology? Are you able to use your expertise to support or complement our existing strengths in Fashion and Textile Technology, Fashion Marketing/Management, Fashion Enterprise, and Fashion/Textile Design? The School has established a broad portfolio of Design-focused programmes and the successful candidate will be expected to not only contribute to postgraduate and undergraduate teaching but also shape the academic agenda.

You will carry out research and teaching in varying aspects of Knitting Design and Technology and contribute to the effective management of the School of Design, Faculty and wider University. The position will also focus on developing a strong network of engagement with the regional activities and centres.

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 have a PhD in Knitting Design/Technology or related area and a developing record of research, commensurate with the level of the post and with a clear indication of the ability to achieve internationally recognised standards of excellence. You will be a committed teacher and outstanding communicator able to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate taught study in the areas of knit design, knit technology and technical textiles, undergraduate teaching and administrative activities in Knitting. This appointment to a major 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 Maria Lonsdale, Head of School

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3708, email: m.lonsdale@leeds.ac.uk


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Design
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 17 July 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 16 August 2020
Reference:  AHCDE1085
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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