Course Development Lead: MA Fashion and Anthropology

4 days left

LCF - John Prince's St, London UK
£48,534 - £58,474 pro rata pa
16 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
03 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to develop a pioneering course, MA Fashion and Anthropology, with key colleagues across London College of Fashion.

The role provides strategic leadership, management and curriculum development of the new course. Working with the Dean of Academic Strategy and in partnership with the Professor in Fashion Cultures and Histories and Programme Director Fashion Studies, the role is academically oriented, supporting and developing the academic curriculum of the course. You will also be required to act as an advocate for the course and the College, working closely with our external partners which specifically include the research institute at the Victoria and Albert Museum and the anthropology department at University College London.

The role takes responsibility for the development and promotion of the course and across the curriculum in keeping with the College’s commitments to social justice, diverse and inclusive learning environments, and sustainability.

About you

To be considered for this role, you will need to be an academic with an extensive research background in fashion and/or anthropology, or other related areas of study. You will be a specialist with proven experience and extensive knowledge of fashion cultures and histories, with skills in ethnographic, anthropological or object-based research and analysis. 

You will also have knowledge and experience of curriculum development and employability practice and innovation. Equally important will be your fluency in crafting appropriate communications for our diverse community and fostering an environment that makes our college inclusive.

We are UAL

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. 

If you have any queries about this role, please contact the recruiting manager John Lau on 

If you have any queries about the application process or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact the Resourcing Team at phone: 020 7514 7409 / 07730 900321.

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Closing date: 3rd April 2023, 23:55.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. 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.