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NTU has a thriving academic community, and it’s one where you’ll feel truly valued. We know our academics are central to our success as an award-winning university, and research centre of excellence.

Our rise up the league tables in recent years, alongside a number of prestigious national awards, demonstrates the potential that creating and forging excellent partnerships, while harnessing the talents of all our people, can bring. Most notably we have achieved a gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework and been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our pioneering research. Now we’re looking for more passionate, ambitious people to join us.

Are you an academic looking for an innovative and successful university to take your next step? At NTU, we recognise that our greatest strengths lie in the energy, expertise, and experience that our colleagues bring.  Thanks to our £42million investment in estates and equipment across our three campuses since 2003/4, we deliver an inspirational learning environment for both staff and students.  Our research facilities allow us to shape lives and society, which is central to our mission and achievements of our aims.

The School of Art and Design offers an impressive portfolio of courses covering the full spectrum of Art and Design specialisms. Renowned for the quality of our teaching and research, we can offer a vibrant atmosphere that encourages creativity, as well as academic excellence.

We are seeking a Principal Lecturer to lead our highly reputable undergraduate course in BA (Hons) Fashion Communication and Promotion, so looking for experience in some or all of the areas of Fashion Communication Methodologies and Practice, Fashion Promotion, Creative Concept Development, Visual Literacy and Semiotics and Fashion / Image Curation.

Within this role you will be responsible for the academic management and curricula development and will be required to teach and supervise predominantly on this course, although you may also contribute to our postgraduate and exciting future portfolio of courses within the Department of Fashion Management, Marketing and Communication. You will be required to lead the continual development of the course/s and serve on Schoolwide committees as assigned by the Head of Department. You will provide academic leadership, course management, strategic and operational management within the subject area and seek commercial opportunities.  You will also demonstrate a proven record of research outcomes and scholarly or practice activity.  

As a strong communicator committed to leading a team to deliver high quality education within the subject area, you will have an in depth understanding of global fashion industry principles and practice.

Candidates must be educated to a minimum of an undergraduate degree level in Fashion Management, Marketing and Communication, a postgraduate qualification is desirable or evidence that you are prepared to continue your own education through research and continued professional development.  A qualification in the HE sector is also desirable.

Closing date: 15th October 

Interview date: w/c 1st November

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Melanie Robertson, Head of Department for Fashion Management, Marketing and Communication on +44 (0115) 848 2801 or via email melanie.robertson@ntu.ac.uk

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

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