Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £46,487.00 gross per year
  • London


Location:Docklands Campus


Interview Date:To be confirmed

Do you have experience of teaching fashion textiles and fashion design more broadly? Are you looking for a challenging role in an environment that is open, vibrant and welcomes new ideas? Then join the University of East London as aSenior Lecturer in Textile Design and Fashion Foundationand you could soon be developing and delivering high quality, innovative and engaging teaching in the fashion area.

We know the world of work is changing and that means our students will need to develop critical thinking, emotional intelligence and resilience to realise their potential, which is why we’ve embedded these future-proofed tools at the heart of every one of our degrees. We’re also looking for outstanding teachers who exude a love of teaching, inspire and motivate students and colleagues through their approach and are committed to achieving excellent outcomes for students.

Your challenge? To design, develop and deliver innovative fashion foundation and textile design teaching across a range of modules and courses at undergraduate level. You’ll also collaborate with colleagues and management on the development of existing and new programmes with the view of continuous improvement.

As well as a degree or equivalent in a related discipline, you’ll have a postgraduate qualification and/or significant professional experience. With teaching experience gained in further or higher education you’ll also bring knowledge and experience of fashion and textile methodologies and techniques, sustainability, creative research practice and design thinking, professional portfolio development and diverse technical processes. Adept at conveying ideas to students from a range of backgrounds, you will also bring a deep commitment to closing the award gap, gender equality, and LGBTQIA awareness/visibility/empowerment. You will also enjoy developing professional relationships with students, colleagues, employers, and outside agencies alike.

At the University of East London we aim to attract and retain the best possible staff and offer a working environment at the heart of a dynamic region with excellent transport links. You can look forward to a warm, sincere welcome, genuine camaraderie and mobility in an institution led with passion, visibility and purpose. Your impact, resilience and sense of collegiality will directly contribute to UEL’s future and those of the students whose lives you will touch and change forever.

We also offer a great range of benefits including pension, family friendly policies and an on-site nursery and gym at our Docklands Campus.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please email Beatrice Newman, Head of Department,

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