Lecturer in Fashion Marketing Faculty of Arts & Creative Industries Company: Middlesex University
Location: Hendon Starting Salary: £40,991 to £46,931 per annum Grade: Grade 7 Contract Type: Permanent FTE: 1 Date Posted: Wednesday 26 April 2023 Closing Date: Sunday 28 May 2023 Reference: ACI112A Job Details: Job Description
Fashion at Middlesex University has a well-respected heritage in practice and research across the disciplines of the fashion industry, with many alumni enjoying successful design careers in leading international fashion houses or founding their own labels. The Fashion programmes also maintain established relationships with the fashion communication industries.
Middlesex University has invested heavily in state-of-the-art studio and workshop facilities, and fashion students (from Foundation Certificate to PhD level) work alongside many other Visual Arts, Design, Performing Arts and Media cohorts in a dynamic community within the Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries.
The Design Department is looking to appoint an academic to join the Fashion Directorate as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Fashion Marketing. The role typically will be held by an experienced or developing practitioner and academic with an understanding of the fast-changing landscape of fashion marketing.
We are looking for an individual who demonstrates high quality teaching in contemporary theoretical and practical approaches to marketing as applied to fashion and related industries. The role holder will have knowledge of the impact of new technologies and social, cultural and economic shifts that are influencing contemporary fashion marketing, post-pandemic, both as a practitioner and with experience of teaching the subject at higher education level.
The successful candidate will co-lead delivery of an exciting new programme at Middlesex University in BA Fashion Marketing, offered jointly between the Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries and the Faculty of Business and Law. This new collaborative programme capitalises on the synergy between the two areas of Fashion and Marketing, allowing students to look to marketing from a global fashion perspective and examine fashion with commercial insight.
This programme enables the development of a curriculum focused on Inclusive Socio-economic Development and Enriching Lives through Culture in line with the university strategy and focuses on achieving UNSDG12 Responsible Consumption and Production.
You will be working closely with the Director of Fashion Programmes and colleagues in the Business School, to deliver a curriculum that is collaborative, creative, innovative and built upon a core of ethical and sustainable commitments.
Please note we will be looking to appoint to either the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level for this vacancy. Please ensure you submit your application to the correct post. For applications to be considered for both Lecturer and Senior Lecturer, online applications must be completed for both posts.
If you wish to discuss the job in further detail please contact Emma Dick, Interim Head of Department (Design) via email on [email protected]
We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates who are underrepresented in this area. All recruitment decisions will be based on merit.
We value diversity and strive to create a fairer, more equitable work environment for our staff and students.
We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff diversity networks, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.
Middlesex is home to a diverse community of professionals. We are a bronze award holder of the Athena Swan Charter, a member of the Race Equality Charter, a Stonewall Top 100 employer and Gold award holder in 2023, and a Disability Confident Leader. We are committed to improving employment opportunities for underrepresented groups.
Lecturer in Fashion Marketing (ACI112A)
May 24, 2023
May 28, 2023
Arts and Culture,Business and Economics
About the employer
Established in 1878, Middlesex University is a public university that is associated with the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, Coalition of Modern Universities, and Universities UK. Earlier, the university was known as the Middlesex Polytechnic University. It gained the status of a university in 1992. The university decided to re-structure its academic school to faculties in 2012.
Apart from London, the university has three other campuses in Dubai, Mauritius, and Malta. The campus in London features the neo-Georgian architectural style. A new learning resource center was built along with a central library that consisted of about thousands of books and provided round the clock access to students. The Ritterman building is a new development on the campus. The faculty of science and technology and faculty of arts and creative industries are located within the premises. Also, the university is home to the United Kingdom's first Cyber Factory.
The university has spent nearly £200 million to provide world-class facilities in the campus. Middlesex is known for its research and innovation in offering education and has been awarded three Queen’s Anniversary awards in higher education. Apart from this, the university has been awarded two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for its international reputation. International students pursuing a full-time course guaranteed accommodation by the university for their first year of education. In addition to this, the campus comprises bioscience, biomedical science, nursing, and simulation laboratories. The campus features several sports facilities including a fitness center, outdoor courts, football pitches, and tennis courts.
The academic structure of the university comprises three major faculties, namely the Faculty of Arts & Creative Industries, Faculty of Professional & Social Sciences, and the Faculty of Science & Technology. The university offers programs in other subjects that include media, design, performing arts, law, natural science, engineering, mathematics, information science, statistics, and computer science. Here, students get an opportunity to learn and grow under professional faculty members.
Middlesex offers pre-undergraduate, undergraduate, and postgraduate courses in Social Science, Psychology, Media and Communications, Marketing, International Tourism Management, Law and Politics, Law and Politics, and Accounting and Finance.
The university has a list of notable alumni that includes Freema Agyeman (renowned actress), Helen Mirren (actress), Alan Carr (comedian), Roger Glover (musician), Milton Jones (comedian), Neville Brody (art director), John Lundberg (filmmaker), Ashley Isham (fashion designer), Araf Shradd (professional golfer), Louise Lear (BBC weather presenter), Suzzane Moore (journalist), and Dermot O'Leary (television presenter).