The Manchester Fashion Institute (MFI) is a multi-disciplinary partnership bringing together fashion expertise and talent from across the University, Manchester and the world. We are an international hub that connects education, research and enterprise to inspire the next generation of industry leaders.
At Manchester Fashion Institute, we promote a culture that empowers both staff and students to create their own opportunities for academic and professional development by taking advantage of our cutting-edge resources and unrivalled connections. We deliver research projects, consultancy and enterprise focusing on innovation, sustainability and impact. Our facilities are industry standard, our academics are internationally connected and our research is pioneering. Inherently proud of our Mancunian roots, we embrace our city, its heritage, culture and achievements.
Our students thrive in a city that does things differently and we create an environment that equips you to rise to the challenge and fulfil your potential. Our courses are for those with the ambition and drive to become leaders in their field, provide solutions for industry’s biggest challenges and to shape the future of fashion.
We are seeking a Professor of Fashion History for our newly established Manchester Fashion Institute. In this stimulating role, you will provide specialist leadership to researchers within the Institute, developing an ambitious agenda for world-class interdisciplinary historical research.
First and foremost, you will develop, lead and publish world-class research, fulfilling our ambition to create a renowned research centre for fashion over the next few years. As part of a team of professors, you will provide strong vision and leadership, whilst driving public engagement with research, leading collaborative research projects, developing and maintaining research grants, facilitating research by academic colleagues, and directly teaching and supporting students.
To join us, you will require a PhD or significant experience in research driven professional practice within the field of Fashion History. Equally importantly, you will be working within established research groups and will be able to write and exhibit with authority, both nationally and internationally.
To find out more about the faculty, our teaching and research portfolio, our commercial links, the breadth of the job and the rewards on offer, please visit http://magazine.mmucareers.com/artsandhumanities.
How to Apply:
If you have any questions about this role please contact Alison Welsh, Head of the Department of Apparel via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications should be sent via email to email@example.com
Applications should include a covering letter and CV, demonstrating how your experience and skill set meet the requirements of the personal specification.
Please note that the closing date for applications is 20th March 2017.
Read more about Manchester Metropolitan University in their current e-magazine at http://magazine.mmucareers.com/artsandhumanities.