Senior Lecturer in Fashion Management and Marketing

Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
23 May 2023
End of advertisement period
18 Jun 2023
FMM Application
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

De Montfort University Dubai (DMU) is a globally-minded institution with a focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a focus on providing an outstanding student experience. We are a culturally rich university with commitment to providing a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. 

The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employer’s demand.

De Montfort University has a long history in the provision of transnational education and DMU Dubai is a milestone in our global strategy. Having established ourselves in Dubai International Academic City in 2021, we are proud to be developing our presence and delivering our academic programmes in Dubai. 

Faculty / Directorate

The Faculty of Business and Law is the largest faculty by size, and home to a diverse range of courses at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. The faculty equips students with the skills and specialist knowledge to prepare and develop entrant industry professionals with the knowledge and expertise to make a significant difference to the world of business that they live and work in. We pride ourselves in preparing responsible leaders for the future, who are able to take on the challenges of the business workplace in today’s every changing landscape. 


As part of our drive towards growth and excellence at DMU Dubai, and our expanding portfolio of our Postgraduate programme provision, we are looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Fashion Management and Marketing. Successful candidate will be appointed as the Programme Leader of the Postgraduate programme in Fashion Management and Marketing. 

You will be required to provide overall leadership to the faculty, specifically to develop and provide programme level leadership, support teaching teams involving more junior colleagues and adjunct staff where engaged and contribute in the overall development of the subject area.

Providing excellent teaching to the university in the relevant areas of expertise and gaining positive student feedback is a core requirement of any academic teaching staff and true for this role. Your teaching duties will include preparation and delivery of lectures and seminars, including the work required to ensure the module(s) and programme(s) under your leadership are administered with excellence. You may be required to teach on other programmes as well – both at UG and / or PG level, depending on where else your expertise is best utilized. 

There will be opportunities to be an active citizen of the subject group and the Faculty, to pursue your passion in any area of your interest beyond you assigned teaching duties, in engaging in research and scholarship, international collaborative partnerships, support on corporate/ executive education and to work closely with local business communities.

You will engage with the preparation and delivery of teaching material, in conjunction with our colleagues and counter parts in DMU Leicester, UK. You will be expected to make a substantial contribution to the academic and reputational development of the faculty and university and to engage in scholarly research which aligns to the UN goals of sustainability. 

Ideal Candidate

You will hold a PH. D in Fashion Management/Fashion Retailing, or equivalent qualification, and have experience of teaching and assessment in Higher Education. You will have proven academic/industry experience – with extensive knowledge and expertise related to Fashion Design, Fashion Management, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Retailing, and other fashion related areas. You should also be able to teach other marketing modules cross discipline. You will also need to contribute specialist knowledge and skills in one or more of the programmes specialist areas of marketing. 

We are hence looking for an innovative leader and academic to complement our team of industry specialists and add to our existing expertise to develop our offer and enhance our student experience to programmes at UG and/ or PG level. 

While being globally focused, you must embed your learning in local business, culture and traditions. Links to local industry within this environment and sector will be an added plus. 

To apply: Applications should be submitted to the DMU Dubai Careers Team via, with the subject title: FMM Application. 
Please send your: CV detailing your qualifications and employment history. A covering letter indicating your suitability for this post, and supporting documents.