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Job: Professor in Fashion Cultures and Histories

From London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London

We are looking for a Reader aspiring to be a Professor or a Professor looking for a new challenge. You will provide academic research and leadership in an established research intensive College. You will play a leading role in shaping the research of Fashion Cultures and Histories at London College of Fashion and ensuring teaching and learning excellence.

You will lead on the development of collaborative links with national and international partners in academia and industry and on the development of external funding applications to research councils, charitable trusts and other relevant agencies. Your duties will also include the supervision and mentoring of research degree students as appropriate.

You will have the ability to inspire the trust and confidence to develop and implement strategy in a complex environment and will have a proven track record of outstanding research, as evidenced by your internationally recognised scholarship and publication. You will demonstrate the ability to lead and mentor innovation and creativity in research and knowledge of current trends in Fashion Cultures and Histories.

You will have significant experience of academic leadership, through your collaborative research and involvement with relevant professional bodies and societies. You will have the ability to ensure the delivery of the Department’s strategic plan in line with the College’s ambitions, leading toward the move to Stratford, and to engender positive relationships with staff across the College and University. You will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching, research and REF profile of the College and to provide ongoing leadership of your discipline.

Applications should consist of a CV, accompanied by a brief covering letter addressing the criteria in the Person Specification.

The deadline for applications is Midday on Monday 11th February 2019.