University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Teaching Fellow in Textile Design

Teaching Fellow in Textile Design Fashion & Textiles

Location: Winchester School of Art Salary: £34,980 to £42,978 Pro rata per annum Part Time 0.6FTE Fixed Term for 1 year Closing Date: Sunday 07 April 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2666124FH

Winchester School of Art is proud to be one of the UK's leading art Schools and part of the world-renowned University of Southampton, a founder member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Our research-intensive environment and international student body provide a rich ground for interdisciplinary thinking and making at the nexus of art, science, technology, and culture.

Department of Fashion & Textiles

The Department of Fashion & Textiles is the school's largest department, offering design, leadership & strategy, and marketing education, at undergraduate, taught-postgraduate, and doctoral levels. The department supports one of the largest international student communities in Europe studying fashion leadership, marketing, management, and strategy programmes, whilst sustaining a long-held reputation for the nurturing of high-level design practice and craft-based skills.

The role

This role focuses on maintaining our growing national and international reputation in Textile Design, including heritage, contemporary and innovative design and development techniques. The role will focus on high quality education delivery that complements the school and university's broader strategy.

About You

You will have a proven track record of developing and delivering an excellent standard of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as being able to develop a variety of learning and teaching approaches to deliver an excellent level of education including lesson planning, writing project briefs, designing assessment and feedback. You will be expected to have competent experience of presentation, critique and communication methods and skills.

You will need to have expertise in woven textiles design, materials, techniques and processes on a variety of dobby looms, the TC2 Digital Jacquard Loom and Point Carre design software.

What we can offer you

Working at the University of Southampton gives you access to a wide range of benefits in addition to our competitive rates of pay. Our core benefits include pension scheme membership; a generous annual leave allowance (supplemented by University closure days, public holidays) and excellent family leave arrangements (including maternity, paternity, adoption, parental leave).

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As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from candidates who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment.

Committed to supporting our teaching and research community we are open to flexible working. With an understanding that there is a need to be on campus for teaching duties we are open to a hybrid approach. We give full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly including part-time and those who have taken a career break. Proud to be a founding signatory of the Athena Swan gender equality charter we hold an institutional Silver award.

If you wish to discuss the role in more detail, initially please contact the administrative lead for this position, Brigitte Mayne Reed: b.mayne- [email protected]

Application Procedure

The application deadline is midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need assistance, call Recruitment on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email [email protected]. Quote the advert reference on all correspondence.

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    Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or [email protected] quoting the job number.

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    Job details

    Title

    Teaching Fellow in Textile Design

    Employer

    University of Southampton

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    March 23, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 07, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment,Lecturer

    Field

    Architecture and Design,Arts and Culture

    About the employer

    One of the top research universities in the U.K., the University of Southampton is best-known for its innovative learning system. The university is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Originating from Hartley Institution in 1862, Southampton got the university status in 1952.
    The University of Southampton offers undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation year courses in various disciplines. The different departments of the university include the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Apart from the core subjects, Southampton also offers some exclusive areas of study including audiology, acoustical engineering, archaeology, criminology, optoelectronics, and gerontology.

    The university has seven campuses; amongst them, five are in Southampton itself and the other two are in Winchester and Malaysia, respectively. Highfields is the main campus of the University of Southampton. Notably, Southampton is a vibrant city with enormous opportunities. All the seven campuses of the University of Southampton boast of world-class infrastructure. The campuses maintain the most optimized environs for advanced learning. There are hi-tech laboratories, art studios, and libraries on the campuses. The university comprises highly-experienced faculty members who are from the academia as well as respective industries. Further, Southampton maintains collaborations with the leading universities and institutions across the world for student exchange and study-abroad programs.

    The University of Southampton is dedicated to research-oriented education. It has partnered with other universities, government bodies and industries to conduct integrated research and innovation programs. The university is also funded by businesses for commercial research and development. Southampton conducts skill development programs for students catering to the demands of industries. The adaptability and aptitude for evolving technologies are cultivated amongst the students to help them grow as future leaders. Further, the university has a placement cell and maintains tie-ups with industries for the placements of students.

    The University of Southampton features holistic environments for the overall development of the students. Apart from best-in-class academic modules, the university offers ample opportunities to maintain physical fitness and mental well-being. There are sports courts, swimming pools, gymnasiums and cafeterias on the campuses. Further, regular fitness classes, sports meets, cross-disciplinary activities, competitions, cultural events, and fests are organized at the university. The University of Southampton also engages in various social and environmental awareness campaigns. Moreover, students get the opportunity to participate in community development initiatives. The university has the mission to build a better world with innovative minds.

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