NORWICH UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS

Course Leader: BA (Hons) Fashion and Textile Design

Location
Norwich, Norfolk (GB)
Salary
£49,149 per annum
Posted
02 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NORWICH UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS

COURSE LEADER: BA (HONS) FASHION AND TEXTILE DESIGN

£49,149 per annum

Full-time

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is a successful and expanding specialist university, offering high-quality education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Our dynamic, contemporary and creative provision in arts, design, architecture and media is delivered from a unique campus in the heart of the City of Norwich. Graduate employability, curriculum relevance and excellence in teaching are key factors in our acknowledged success and national profile.

The University is known for its distinctive research and innovation and is a leading contributor to the cultural and economic life of the city and country, and a distinctive, high-quality specialist university educating the future workforce for the creative industries.

Norwich University of the Arts is seeking to appoint an inspirational Course Leader to lead and bring into closer alignment our BA (Hons) Fashion and BA (Hons) Textile Design courses and drive our shared vision for further integration in these disciplines, each of which has a strong recent record of student success. We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced individual with a future-focused approach and a sound understanding of the digital and technological advances in the subjects. You will demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of the changing nature of the fashion and textile industries and have the vision to shape the curriculum to ensure students are prepared for their future careers.

The successful candidate will have experience of leadership in Higher Education and of working with students across fashion and textile design. You will be able to demonstrate expertise in at least one of the following areas: digital design and manufacture; innovative materials; sustainability; smart fabrics; and/or wearable technology. Skills in team leadership; course organisation and management; innovative teaching and curriculum enhancement are essential.

The Course Leader will work collaboratively and under the direction of the Dean of Faculty of Design and Architecture in continuing to develop distinctive and contemporary curricula with a focus on collaboration and co-delivery. You will be able to demonstrate your commitment to contemporary pedagogical approaches and an ability to work closely with internal and external stakeholders. The successful candidate will be student-focussed and committed to providing excellence in design education.

Closing date: Monday 16th July 2018, 5pm

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 25th July 2018

Application packs and further details for the above post are available at https://www.nua.ac.uk/about-nua/work-at-nua/  

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