Head of Cultural & Historical Studies


London College of Fashion
LCF - High Holborn, London UK
Full time
Academic Development and Quality Assurance

26 February 2020 23:55

19 March 2020
£53,011 - £64,032 pa

In this key role, you will provide academic and strategic leadership for the design, delivery and management for Cultural & Historical Studies, defining and articulating the vision for Cultural & Historical Studies within the College to support the broader mission of the College and enhance its profile as a centre of excellence for research.

In addition to undertaking teaching, you will work collaboratively with Programme Directors, course leaders and other academic and administrative staff to ensure Cultural & Historical Studies units are embedded across the curriculum. You will also actively participate within the University and College committee structures to ensure measurements and standards are in place to enhance the quality of teaching and course delivery, in turn enhancing the international reputation of LCF.

You will also assume responsibility for ensuring that students are appropriately supported and provided with timely and constructive guidance for their academic development and pastoral care, and course information is current, accessible and consistent.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change.  In 2022 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history.

With a relevant postgraduate qualification, the successful candidate will have knowledge of the range of tools and resources that are available to deliver eLearning and their strengths and weaknesses. You will understand the pedagogical principles that underpin Cultural & Historical Studies, in particular in context to business environments and implications for Cultural & Historical Studies in delivery to industry based courses. Experience of designing and delivering teaching and research methodologies to diverse audiences is also essential.

If you have any queries about this role, you may contact the LCF Staffing Team at vacancies@fashion.arts.ac.uk


UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.