Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Fashion Communication and Styling (Full-Time or Adjunct Faculty)

Dubai (AE)
23 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
21 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Post Title: Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Fashion Communication and Styling (Full-Time or Adjunct Faculty)

De Montfort University (DMU) has a compelling and ambitious global agenda with a sharp focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a high-quality student t experience.

A culturally rich university with a genuine commitment to contributing for the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. DMU is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that is daring and successful. This success is built on providing students with fantastic experiential learning coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes that employers demand.


The Dubai Campus launched in October with 10 programmes including art and design programmes in BA Interior Design and BA Fashion Communication and Styling. This portfolio will subsequently grow to encompass the broad range of creative disciplines that are also taught at DMU UK. These Art and Design programmes are taught by internationally acclaimed and award-winning academics in the UK – and we are now seeking to extend our reputation through further appointments and campus in Dubai.

Our students enjoy opportunities to work on live projects with industry, designed to consider a more sustainable fashion future. Students have recently worked on briefs set by the British Fashion Council, the British Library, Ted Baker and Stella McCartney.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Fashion Communication and Styling (Full-Time or Adjunct Faculty) to join our teaching team at DMU’s Dubai Campus.

The Person

You will have a good, relevant degree, and must have experience of teaching and assessment in Higher Education in one or more of the following subjects:

Photography / Video (ideally fashion-related), fashion styling, visual communications for fashion, fashion drawing and illustration, fashion / styling history, culture and context.

You must be passionate about teaching the next generation of fashion communicators and stylists - to challenge their future industry and help make the changes needed to tackle the climate emergency and engender social change.

Next Steps

At the present time, we wish to hear from candidates who are already located in the Middle East and hold the required permits to reside and work, full-time in Dubai.

We invite interested parties to submit a CV, covering letter (stating your current salary) and a portfolio of work (your work and previous student’s work as pdfs or web links) to

If shortlisted, your interview will take place in December. Applicants must be available to start in January (please state your availability for work in the covering letter).

We encourage informal enquiries to Stuart Lawson, Subject Head of Art and Design. DMU Dubai.