Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Fashion / Communication Design

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
35,844 - £51,034
02 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Fashion / Communication Design
Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences

Northumbria University School of Design is seeking to appoint outstanding scholars to join our world leading team in Fashion Design, Industrial Design and Communication Design. We are particularly interested in scholars with research expertise in Sustainable Fashion, Materials and Textiles, Industrial Design and in Communication Design, who work across disciplinary boundaries and are influential champions of human communications, interactions and experiences.  

Northumbria University has an international reputation for design research and innovation. We recognise the potential of design to deliver new products, services, and experiences that transform ways of thinking, making, and living in the future. Our staff have pioneered original approaches for evolving design research practices, especially emerging technologies and craft, co-creation and participatory design, and responsible innovation. The School was ranked 10th in the UK for Design & Crafts in The Guardian University Guide 2020 and has been named one of Europe’s top design schools by US Business Week magazine supporting our international reputation for innovation and creativity. 

Candidates will be an inspirational teachers, committed to the development and enhancement of the School’s research agenda and global reputation. You will actively contribute to maintaining existing and forging new links with industry, external organisations and the education sector in the UK and internationally. 

Our programmes are interdisciplinary in nature and therefore candidates will be able to demonstrate their comprehensive understanding of the context of you discipline others across design and how this contributes to society, culture and the wider technological and economic landscape. 
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Heather Robson Head of the School of Design 

To apply for this vacancy please click ‘Apply Now’, and submit a covering letter, CV including research / education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 5) up to a maximum of 5, since 1 January 2014.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter / practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers. 
Please note this vacancy will close on 03/11/2019