Associate Lecturer in Fashion Photography

Falmouth University

United Kingdom

August 15, 2022

Description

About The Role

Falmouth University's ambitious 2030 Strategy, ‘Doing it for Real', is designed to deliver yet further growth in our student numbers and income through portfolio diversification, innovation, research and commercial ventures. It will establish Falmouth as the market leader for creative industries and entrepreneurship education over the next decade, capitalising on our considerable assets in innovation-led research and business incubation.

Due to this growth, we are now seeking Associate Lecturers to join our Fashion Photography course. The successful candidates will build on the international reputation of Fashion and Textiles Institute at Falmouth University and play a key role in leading the development of undergraduate study in the discipline. You will be responsible for assuring the academic standards of the Module and its delivery through your academic leadership and effective management of resources. You will contribute to the delivery of the course through your provision of inspiring and supporting learning opportunities, providing a stimulating and nurturing environment for both students and colleagues.The role will enhance professional, academic and research partnerships to ensure that the course anticipates the changing needs of the global fashion communication industry, commerce, and society.

Creative and highly motivated, you'll be experienced in the challenges of enabling diverse student cohorts to explore the discipline of Fashion Photography, to reach their full potential and to foster new approaches to Fashion Photography practice and research.

About You

The ideal candidate will have an extensive industry practise, with a substantial portfolio experience as a Fashion Photographer/Filmmaker, Fashion Stylist/Creative Director, Fashion Journalist/Curator working for leading fashion editorial publications and fashion advertising campaigns. Your knowledge and direct experience in the creative practice for image making within the context of contemporary fashion photography, styling and production for fashion film will be evidenced in your working with publishers, fashion editors/stylists, model agencies, photographer's agents, hair, make-up artists and scenic designers.

The Associate Lecturer role will be responsible for enabling diverse student cohorts to explore the discipline of Fashion Photography, to reach their full potential and to foster new approaches to Fashion Photography practice and research. You will have excellent communication skills and be comfortable in the use of digital media. You will have the ability to lead and to work as part of a team, sharing your knowledge with colleagues and students alike.

We are looking for candidates who also have the following skills/experience:

  • An understanding and personal experience of the relationship of fashion photography education with the fashion communication industry, both nationally and internationally.
  • Advanced practical and artistic knowledge and skills in the fashion photography/styling/creative direction field.
  • Interest in fashion and its culture and the position requires professional skills relevant and necessary for the development of the field of fashion photography in the area of editorial and advertising fashion image making.
  • Excellent communication skills and be comfortable in the use of digital media.
  • Ability to lead and to work as part of a team, sharing your knowledge with colleagues and students alike.
  • For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description above.

    This position is campus based and offered on a casual basis from September 2022.

    If you are looking to have an informal discussion about the vacancy ahead of applying, please email recruitment@falmouth.ac.uk.

    The closing date for the position is Monday 15 August 2022.

    Interviews will be held on Wednesday 31 August 2022.

    About Us

    As an employer of choice we can offer the successful candidate for this role a range of benefits, including:

    - Employer Pension Contribution up to 12%.

    - Annual salary increments (Until top of grade reached)

    - Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay

    - Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme (Tusker) Full details on our employee benefits can be found on our careers page www. falmouth.ac.uk/jobs. Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from a leading University.

    A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by Falmouth Staffing Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Falmouth University. Employees of Falmouth Staffing Ltd work alongside Falmouth University colleagues in the delivery of Falmouth's strategic vision and will adopt Falmouth University's HR policies and procedures in full. Falmouth University welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

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