1st June 2020

Lecturer in Fashion Retail Technology and Digital Innovation (Teaching Focused)

University of Manchester
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Job reference: SAE-15467
Location: Sackville Street, Manchester
Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): extended to 27 July
Salary: £41,526 to £51,034 per annum, depending on relevant experience
Employment type: Permanent
Department: Science and Engineering
Division: Department of Materials
Hours per week: Full Time
Contract Duration: From 1 August 2020

You will join the Department of Materials and will contribute to teaching in the area of Fashion Retail Technology and Digital Innovation (which may include but is not limited to: Production and Design technologies, Augmented/Virtual Reality and Retail, Website Design, User Experience Design, Digital Marketing/ Communication Design, Digital Practices to support business development such as Body Scanning/ Eye tracking, Digital Innovation to support and develop sustainable business practices etc.). This is a teaching and scholarship focused role, although relevant research to support teaching is encouraged.

As a dynamic lecturer, you will be expected to make a significant contribution at the interface of the discipline, whilst developing student skills and knowledge at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will contribute to the design, development and ongoing refinement of Fashion Technology teaching content and will develop innovative teaching, assessment marking and support to students on the taught programmes offered by the Department (where appropriate). You will have an advanced post-graduate qualification, with relevant post-graduate research and/or teaching experience, the ability to design and deliver course materials and assess participant performance and the ability to communicate complex information clearly, orally and in writing.

The Department of Materials is the largest in Europe and has specialist research focusing on textiles, design, retailing, management, marketing and fashion along with aerospace, composites, metals, ceramics, biomaterials, polymers. Accordingly the diversity of the Department allows for an interdisciplinary approach to materials manufacture and design.

The School 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 School holds a Bronze 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:


To apply, please follow this link: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=18834