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Senior Lecturer in International Fashion Business

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If you are considering joining NTU as a Senior Lecturer you will benefit from our Senior Lecturer Career Framework, which recognises and rewards you based on your performance, contribution and achievement, and offers the opportunity of faster salary progression compared to the industry average.

The School of Art and Design offers an impressive portfolio of courses covering the full spectrum of Art and Design specialisms. Renowned for the quality of our teaching and research, we can offer a vibrant atmosphere that encourages creativity, as well as academic excellence.

The Fashion Management, Marketing and Communication department houses fashion business courses covering the full spectrum of the commercial side of fashion at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The courses recruit high calibre students with strong academic and creative abilities and are designed to develop these talents to ensure our graduate’s unique combinations of skills are well suited for the fashion/lifestyle arena in which they will work.

Your expertise will have ideally been acquired through academic practice including Masters level, and experience in the fashion, lifestyle or creative industries or consultancy projects.

We are seeking an experienced academic with knowledge of UK and International fashion business, trend, buying, marketing and communications alongside experience of major project/dissertation supervision preferably at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Ideally you will possess the experience and skills required to act as Course Leader and take responsibility for the management, planning, design, and development of a course. 

You will hold a relevant degree in a related subject area, ideally coupled with postgraduate qualifications or evidence that you are prepared to continue your own education through research and continued professional development.  A qualification in the HE sector is also an advantage.

You will possess an excellent understanding of the subject as well as knowledge of the current professional practice within the fashion and associated industries and an ability to communicate this knowledge to others. 

As a Senior Lecturer you will teach across our undergraduate and postgraduate courses to further strengthen the team.  You will also be required to contribute to a range of modules across the subject area and should be able to offer the required attributes as detailed in the attached person specification.

Closing date – 11th December 2020
Interview date – w/c 11th January 2021

To submit an online application for this position, please visit

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position please contact Melanie Robertson, Head of Fashion Management, Marketing and Communication on +44(0)115 848 8201 or via email: or Dennis Maloney, Principal Lecturer – IFB and Postgraduate via email:

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

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Senior Lecturer in International Fashion Business

Nottingham, UK
Grade I (£39,152 - £49,553 p.a.)

Published on 12 Dec 2020