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Programme Leader BA Textile Design

UG Studies

Location:  Winchester School of Art
Salary:   £38,460 to £48,677
Part Time Permanent (0.8FTE)
Closing Date:  Wednesday 17 July 2019
Reference:  1157219FH

One of the country’s leading art and design schools, Winchester School of Art continues to build on its reputation for excellence and innovation. The School is set in a specialist campus with excellent technical and teaching facilities and studios. We attract high achieving and ambitious students whose abilities are matched by their creativity and enthusiasm. We are looking to attract academics that can flourish and contribute to a dynamic learning environment where they can share their contemporary knowledge and expertise in design and media.

The successful candidate will line manage a small team of academics and lead the BA Textile Design programme. They will have excellent communication skills and the capacity to teach in a multi-disciplinary environment. You will need to be equally at ease in a lecture theatre and seminar setting and able to meet the needs of a large and diverse student body.

For this role, we are seeking an established Textile Design practitioner with experience of management within Higher Education. The candidate should be able to demonstrate academic experience in both leading and enhancing this nationally recognised programme of study. Teaching and practice takes place in excellent facilities and workshops, with students having access to dedicated studio space throughout the programme. The course produces highly creative, skilled and employable students suitable for a range of positions within the creative industries. The course engages in a range of high end industry events and competitions including New Designers, Premiere Vision, Spinexpo and TexSelect.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in Textile Design and detailed knowledge and an established national reputation.

Once appointed the successful applicant will have the title of Senior Teaching Fellow (Education pathway). Please see job descriptions attached for the role.

For informal enquiries, please contact Tim Metcalf, Director of Undergraduate Programmes (tsm@soton.ac.uk).

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 4046. Please quote reference 1157219FH on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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