LASALLE COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

Lecturer (Fashion)

Location
Singapore (SG)
Posted
04 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

LASALLE College of the Arts is at the leading edge of contemporary arts education in Asia and works in close partnership with GOLDSMITHS, University of London, which validates its degree programmes and collaborates on teaching exchanges and research initiatives. It has set an agenda for excellence to bring the College to the forefront of international arts pedagogy, practice and research. 

LECTURER (Fashion)

The School of Fashion, resides within the Faculty of Design seeks to appoint a Lecturer to teach both the Diploma and Degree programmes in the School of Fashion. The School of Fashion offers a Diploma in Fashion programme and two distinct Fashion Degree programmes in BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Textiles and BA (Hons) Fashion Media and Industries.

Reporting to the Dean, Head of School of Fashion and the Programme Leaders, your key responsibilities as Lecturer include academic preparation, teaching and delivery of specialised skills and cognitive based contents to ensure the students’ learning objectives are met. You will work collaboratively with teams within the programme and faculty in enhancing the strategic and organisational plans and ensuring that the programme achieves its strategic ambitions and objectives. 

Other responsibilities include coordination of academic learning activities, academic administration and organisation, conduct assessments and marking, student mentoring and recruitment. You will also implement research practices to extend knowledge of an appropriate subject area for the benefit of the programme and the students. We particularly encourage applications from individuals with a developing or established research profile. You will also contribute to the academic development of the programme where establishing an interdisciplinary curriculum is crucial; work as a member of the programme team to support the overall administration of the programme and be involved in specific programme activities, projects, exhibitions and other cross faculty initiatives. You will be expected to maintain an active and relevant research profile.

Requirements:

  • Postgraduate qualification, preferably at MA, PhD level, or equivalent in a relevant discipline 
  • Preferably at least 5 years of tertiary-level teaching experience with knowledge of Higher Education Quality Assurance Framework and at least 3 years of full-time of relevant professional practice 
  • Relevant professional experience in the fields of Fashion Art Direction, Image Making and Product, and preferably has experience in Styling and Fashion Writing
  • A passion for teaching with ability to nurture and encourage excellence in teaching and student learning
  • Possess excellent communication, organisational and team working skills and academic administration skills
  • A positive attitude to research, and preferably a personal research profile
  • Possess good knowledge of cultural and contextual studies and regular research practices in higher education specifically in fashion related areas
  • Good understanding of current educational and creative industry topics and issues

Please submit your letter of interest, curriculum vitae indicating current and expected salary, and indicating clearly the position you are applying, by e-mail to: hr_1@lasalle.edu.sg or in writing (stating clearly the position applying in the envelope) to:  

Director - Division of Human Resources    
LASALLE College of the Arts
1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940

Closing date is 15 July 2019 OR until position is filled. 

Information on the Institution can be found at www.lasalle.edu.sg 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.