The Department of Materials is the largest Materials focused HE activity in Europe and has specialist research focusing on fashion, management, marketing, retailing, ethics and sustainability and textiles alongside aerospace, composites, metals, ceramics, biomaterials and polymers. Accordingly the diversity of the department this allows for an interdisciplinary approach to materials manufacture, management and commercial aspects.
The University is seeking to appoint an outstanding person with a significant proven track record in both teaching and research as well as the leadership qualities required to inform and advance the Department’s teaching and research activities in the field Fashion Business and Technology (FBT), with a particular emphasis upon the area of Fashion Marketing and Management.
The Senior Academic appointment is across the three levels of Senior Lecturer, Reader and Professor in Fashion Business and Marketing, dependent on qualifications and experience. The appointee will be expected to provide education, leadership and direction in the discipline within the department, as well as high quality research in a relevant area of fashion business. You will have experience of REF units of assessment for Business and Management and/or Art & Design.
The Department is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The Department holds a Silver Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointments will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:
Blended working arrangements may be considered.
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.
Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Rachel Studd, Senior Line Manager (Fashion Business and Technology)
Tel: 0161 850 2004
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.