Job: Weave Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Kathryn TourleLecturer/Senior Lecturer in Textiles (Woven)

School of Crafts and Design

Location: Farnham
Salary: £13,430 – £18,566 per annum
Part Time Post: 14.50 hours per week (2 days)
Closing Date: Sunday 03 January 2016
Interview Date: Friday 15 January 2016
Reference: 15-SURR042-0758-1

The School of Crafts and Design at the University for the Creative Arts has a well established reputation for developing talented and creative graduates capable of working at all levels in the textile industry.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at their Farnham campus for a 0.4 Lecturer in Textiles Weave. Their course celebrates all that is rich in textile history, design and making skills. They are acclaimed for their high end craftsmanship, with a new Course Leader and HOS, their vision is to explore new terrain and push boundaries, to stretch their skills and traditions beyond what it is thought possible.

They are looking to appoint an inspirational lecturer who has a deep understanding and experience of teaching Textiles in a HE Environment, including teaching a range of craft and design practices. A deep understanding of specialist dye processes on a variety of yarn/materials and crucially teaching a range of diverse specialist woven techniques, to create traditional high quality weaving, alongside an understanding for more experimental woven structures.

You will be able to work flexibly with a team and support the Course Leader’s vision and progressive programme within the new School ethos.

Experience of undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching, good verbal, written and visual communication skills, organisational ability, and personal initiative is required. You will also contribute to the School of Craft and Design research culture at the Farnham campus.

For over 150 years the University for the Creative Arts in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester has been leading the way for art and design education. Building on its reputation for providing the creative industries with the brightest talent, UCA is the top specialist arts university in the Complete University Guide league table, having risen 43 places in three years to rank 52nd out of 126 UK universities.

Text and image: University of The Creative Arts. Photograph Kathryn Tourle

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