Professor in Fashion Cultures and Histories


London College of Fashion
LCF - High Holborn, London UK
Full time
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11 February 2019 12:00


We are looking for a Reader aspiring to be a Professor or a Professor looking for a new challenge. You will provide academic research and leadership in an established research intensive College. You will play a leading role in shaping the research of Fashion Cultures and Histories at London College of Fashion and ensuring teaching and learning excellence.

You will lead on the development of collaborative links with national and international partners in academia and industry and on the development of external funding applications to research councils, charitable trusts and other relevant agencies. Your duties will also include the supervision and mentoring of research degree students as appropriate.

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University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

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.

Join us as we embark on an exciting journey over the next four years and beyond. By 2022 London College of Fashion will move to the Stratford Waterfront, as part of a new cultural hub in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

You will have the ability to inspire the trust and confidence to develop and implement strategy in a complex environment and will have a proven track record of outstanding research, as evidenced by your internationally recognised scholarship and publication. You will demonstrate the ability to lead and mentor innovation and creativity in research and knowledge of current trends in this area.

You will have significant experience of academic leadership, through your collaborative research and involvement with relevant professional bodies and societies. You will have the ability to ensure the delivery of the Department’s strategic plan in line with the College’s ambitions, leading toward the move to Stratford, and to engender positive relationships with staff across the College and University. You will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching, research and REF profile of the College and to provide ongoing leadership of your discipline.

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.