Associate Dean: Research


London College of Fashion
London College of Fashion - John Prince's St
Full time
College Office

17 October 2018 23:55

15 November 2018
c. £62,000 - £75,000 pa

The College is now looking for an Associate Dean of Research (ADR) to support and develop the College’s Research environment. Contributing to strategic research planning at the College level, the ADR will play a pivotal role in the integration of research staff and practices into the three Schools within LCF (Fashion Business School, School of Design and Technology and School of Media and Communication) alongside the Department of Cultural and Historical Studies. As part of the College Academic Strategy the incumbent will also work across the six LCF sites, leading up to LCF’s move in 2022 to one site at the Olympic Park, in Stratford. The ADR will lead and grow the College’s research student and supervision culture, and strengthen School’s staff and student research activities and pedagogy, ensuring the monitoring, recording and dissemination of research outcomes and their impact.

There will be an extended selection process.

To download additional information, and to apply, please visit the website of the University’s recruitment partners Society by clicking here.

For an informal discussion please contact Richard Murphy via email on

Applications must consist of a full CV and covering letter outlining fit against the person specification.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant 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. It offers over 60 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and 165 short courses in a range of fashion related subjects, from business to design and fashion curation. It partners with institutions in countries all over the world delivering opportunities, specialist courses and the chance for students and staff to exchange knowledge and cultural value. The College’s connections support an ever-evolving global fashion industry.
Candidates should have a significant record of teaching, research and/or professional practice in their subject specialism and experience of shaping and influencing developments within an organisation through contribution to their area of expertise. A relevant Post Graduate qualification is essential (PhD desirable) supported by demonstrable research credibility. Candidates should have considerable experience in the leadership and management of resources and budgets, as well as in delivering transformational change within a Higher Education setting. Developing and supervising research and enterprise/commercial projects is also essential to the position.
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 to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.