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Associate Professor in Fashion

Winchester School of Art

Location:  Winchester School of Art
Salary:   £49,149 to £61,775 Per Annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 04 December 2017
Interview Date:   Wednesday 31 January 2018
Reference:  933117FH

Associate Professor in Fashion

Winchester School of Art (WSA), University of Southampton, seeks to appoint an Associate Professor in the area of Fashion with an ability to contribute to postgraduate and undergraduate Fashion Management programmes.

As part of a world-renowned Russell Group University with a global reputation for academic excellence, WSA offers a stimulating, dynamic, and research-intensive work environment. WSA has an established international research profile and reputation, with almost 80 percent of its research rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in REF 2014.

We are seeking an Associate Professor in Fashion, with expertise in Fashion Management/Marketing and/or Fashion Theory/History to join the School and contribute to research in their area of specialism. It is an exciting time to join WSA, and the successful applicant will play an important role in the development of the School’s research and teaching trajectory. The successful applicant will be able to work with, and contribute to the development of, one or more of the School’s research groups: Winchester Luxury Research Group; Critical Practices in Art and Design; Archaeologies of Media and Technology; Transforming Creativity. Fashion subject expertise that aligns with one or more of the School’s research groups is particularly welcome.

We are looking for an outstanding individual with a proven track record as an internationally and nationally recognized researcher, who will bring a high profile through research outputs of internationally excellent or world leading standard. The successful applicant will join a team of internationally renowned researchers, to contribute to the further development of the high quality research environment at WSA. 

Successful applicant will be able demonstrate their experience of producing high-quality research outputs, supervising doctoral and postgraduate students, developing and leading on research grants, furthering and fostering non-HEI research-led partnerships and impact related activities. In addition, a capacity to undertake management responsibilities is sought, and an ability to offer inspirational approaches to teaching Fashion Management is required.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Joanne Roberts, Director of Research (

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Elsa Samwell (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 933117FH on all correspondence.

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

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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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