Hourly Paid Lecturers (Associate Lecturers/ Visiting Practitioners) BA (Hons) Fashion Imaging and Illustration


London College of Fashion
LCF - Lime Grove, London UK
Hourly paid
School of Media and Communication

4 November 2020 11:00

5 November 2020
VP, £49.42 or AL, £54.72 per hour

To prepare the next generation of innovators for the evolving field of fashion imaging & illustration, by providing a solid academic background combined with industry know-how. Within your area of expertise we expect you to inspire and excite our students, bringing to life the technical and theoretical aspects of your field against solid industry experience. Academics or professionals with experience in areas such as new media, moving image, visual communication and digital imaging are especially desirable.

You will employ research-led innovative teaching strategies across year groups to inspire critical thinking and novel approaches to creative problem solving. You will take an active role in curriculum development, ensuring relevance and currency while addressing the complex relationship between theory and practice and industry practice.

You will support students within the course on projects, personal and professional development, and pastorally.

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.

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change. In 2023 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.

As a professional industry practitioner, you will hold a relevant degree and will be able to demonstrate significant creative success and specialist knowledge in fashion imaging & illustration, and creative production in multi-faceted disciplines as well as an understanding of emerging digital and imaging software platforms.

You will be forward thinking and visionary, with an understanding of the changing demands of the industry and a contemporary approach and understanding of image making in relation to contemporary fashion imaging & illustration. Your portfolio of work will question the status quo and you will be a significant contributor to advancing your area of expertise.

A relevant postgraduate qualification will be an advantage, while industry experience is essential.

Experience in higher education is desirable.

To equip generation after generation for success, we rely on an outstanding academic team who are as imaginative, forward thinking and visionary, as they are informed: people with hands on experience of their industry and a keen eye on the future.

Appointment to this role will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background to your offence(s).

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.