Lecturer, BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Textiles

07 Jun 2023
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

LASALLE College of the Arts is Asia’s leading contemporary arts and design institution with 30 diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in arts and design. LASALLE provides a nurturing, interdisciplinary learning environment to inspire the next generation of forward-looking, globally engaged artists, designers and leaders of creative industries. Its faculty comprises a community of award-winning artists, designers, educators and researchers, whose practice-led research sets LASALLE apart as an international centre of excellence. LASALLE is ranked within the top 151-200 institutions globally for art and design (QS World University Rankings 2023). LASALLE is part of the new University of the Arts Singapore which will open its doors for its first degree intake in 2024.

Lecturer, BA(Hons) Fashion Design and Textiles

The School of Fashion resides in the Faculty of Design and the School offers a Diploma in Creative Direction for Fashion programme and two distinct Fashion Degree programmes in BA(Hons) Fashion Design and Textiles and BA(Hons) Fashion Media and Industries.

The School is seeking to appoint a Lecturer for the BA(Hons) Fashion Design and Textiles programme.

Reporting to the Dean, Head of School of Fashion and the Programme Leader, 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.


  • Postgraduate qualification, MA in related field (PhD preferred), or equivalent in a relevant design discipline.
  • At least 5 years or more of tertiary-level teaching experience in fashion, and at least 4 years of full-time industry experience and relevant professional practice in fashion and textiles design.
  • Strong garment designer with a good understanding of textiles and an excellent understanding of the design process and creative design methods.
  • Early or established research profile, preferably within the fields of fashion ecologies, heritage craft or social innovation.
  • Possess good knowledge of cultural and contextual studies and regular research practices in higher education specifically in fashion and textiles related areas.
  • Excellent understanding of current educational and creative industry topics and issues.
  • A passion for teaching with ability to nurture and encourage excellence in student learning.
  • Possess excellent communication, organisational and team working skills and academic administration skills.

Please submit your letter of interest, current curriculum vitae and any relevant supporting materials, indicating current and expected salary, by e-mail to or in writing (stating clearly the position applied on the envelope) to:

Director & Chief Human Resource Officer
Division of Human Resources & Organisation Development
LASALLE College of the Arts
1 McNally Street
Singapore 187940

Closing date is 30 June 2023 or until position is filled.

 We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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