Graduate Tutor in Fashion Design

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
22 Jan 2018
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22 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Arts, Design and Social Sciences

Graduate Tutor in Fashion Design – ADS17/24
Full Time
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary:    £22,202 - £33,420

Northumbria University is a research engaged and business focused professional university, and the School of Design is a vibrant contributor with an international reputation for excellence as a centre for dynamic creative practice. It incorporates undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral study and has well-established collaborations with leading institutions and businesses. Northumbria is ranked 48th in the Guardian league table 2018, and ranked in the Top 200 Under 50 global University rankings. Located in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne; a vibrant city with numerous creative and cultural venues; the School of Design is internationally recognised for its distinctive, immersive discipline-based approach to design education. It believes in the critical importance of ‘making’ to its teaching, learning and research and places this at the heart of its studio practice approach.  Named one of Europe’s top design schools by US Business Week magazine and ranked 4th in the Guardian University Guide 2017 for Design and crafts, it has an international reputation, enjoying well-established collaborations with leading institutions and businesses.

The School of Design is looking to appoint a Graduate Tutor in Fashion Design. Working in the Faculty of Arts Design and Social Sciences, you will contribute to curriculum development and teaching across the fashion design programmes delivered by the Department of Design.  You will deliver lectures and seminars, support students’ learning and skills development and provide tutorial and pastoral support. In addition, you will engage in research and professional practice and continue engagement in your Doctoral qualification.

You will also be enrolled on a Doctoral programme in a relevant discipline and have the ablity to successfully manage a research project. Your Fashion research project must alighn to one of the School’s three principle research groups - Design + Wellbeing, Design + Business and Publics or Design + Making and Materials.

 You must also have contemporary knowledge and expertise relating to the Fashion Design discipline along with the ability to deliver teaching through lectures and seminars. Excellent teamworking skills and the ability to manage a varied workload are also essential.

(Fixed term for up to 3 years dependant on academic progress)

For an informal discussion contact Janine Hunt , Head of Fashion at

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Closing Date:  22/2/18