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Senior Lecturer in Fashion Visual Merchandising & Styling 0.6
Ref. 50048757

Salary: £47,501 - £54,318

Department: Westmin. School of Media Arts & Design 4

Location: Harrow


The University of Westminster offers a diverse and vibrant international learning environment where innovative, creative and dedicated students can gain the skills and experience they need to succeed in professional life. The University attracts around 20,000 students from 150 different nations, making it one of the most popular UK universities for international students.

Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design is a thriving creative environment. With one of the most varied portfolios in Europe, Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design prepares students not just to enter the creative industries, but to shape and lead them.

Based in dedicated studios on Harrow campus, the highly ambitious and successful fashion business and design programmes of the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design works in close collaboration with the international fashion industry. 

Students on our Fashion courses undertake internships with leading companies including Burberry, Stella McCartney, Selfridges, Harrods, Tom Ford, Top Shop, Anya Hindmarch, Kenzo, Lanvin, Loewe, Celine, Mulberry, and Marc Jacobs, amongst other. In recent years, Westminster has produced a new wave of designers who show at London Fashion Week including Claire Barrow, Ashley Williams, Liam Hodges, and Roberta Einer. To aid professional sharing and exchange, fashion design and fashion business are co-located on campus.

The introduction of a new degree in BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing and promotion has opened up the opportunity / vacancy for a new position of a senior lecturer in Fashion Visual Merchandising & Styling at the Harrow campus of University of Westminster MAD school.  

We are seeking a passionate, creative and experienced academic staff in fa fashion VM, fashion styling, with strong fashion industry background and experience in developing industry links and who can underpin their teaching with research, supporting the overall vision of the University and helping us to improve our already successful reputation.

You will use your knowledge of the fashion industry together with your skills in fashion Visual Merchandising and Fashion Styling to develop and lead creative and inspiring fashion modules in the field of fashion promotion. 

We seek candidates that have qualifications in a related field and have taught at undergraduate degree level. The post will combine the professional experience of the fashion business arena and industry, linked with innovative practice and academic expertise and ambition.

We are looking for a talented, passionate fashion industry professional with a strong academic background. The Fashion Industry Cluster is a growth area of the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design and there are opportunities for the right candidate to develop the role and subject area further in line with the Cluster strategy.

Job reference number: 50048757

Closing date: 28th August 2017 
  
Interviews will be held on: 15 September 2017

Administrative contact (for queries only):Recruitment@westminster.ac.uk

Please note: We are unable to accept any applications by email. All applications must be made online. CVs in isolation or incomplete application forms will also not be accepted. 

We are fortunate to receive a large number of applications for our vacancies.  Regrettably, we are not able to provide feedback to those job applicants who were not shortlisted and invited for interview as it would simply not be manageable to do so.

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