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Senior Lecturer in Fashion Design Technology
Victoria University of Wellington

Date Posted Oct. 1, 2019
Title Senior Lecturer in Fashion Design Technology
University Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, Wellington City, New Zealand
Department School of Design
Application Deadline Nov. 30, 2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Design - Fashion & Textile Design

School of Design
Wellington, New Zealand

This Senior Lecturer role focuses on delivering high quality teaching, research, and service in the School of Design, across various areas related to fashion design research and practice. The appointed candidate should have a broad understanding of the value of fashion design technology – in New Zealand as well as internationally. The candidate should be familiar with contemporary discourse in the field and able to foster critical and creative thinking.

As well as experience teaching in higher education, the candidate should have a strong professional portfolio, or research in fashion design, with substantial expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • New technological developments in the field
  • Mātauranga Māori, in relation to fashion design
  • Fundamentals of fashion design, construction and development including CAD/CAM
  • Conceptual/experimental approaches to the field
  • Creative and 3D patternmaking
  • Knitwear design technologies

The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate an excellent creative practice, an existing research programme, and will have identified strategies for further developing his or her research/creative practice within the School of Design’s strategic research areas. Please include a covering letter, CV, and portfolio with examples of practice or research and student work (web-based portfolios are preferred). For further information, please contact: Doug Easterly, Head of School, Design –

Applications close Saturday, 30 November 2019.

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Contact Information

  • Doug Easterly
    School of Design
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Wellington, Wellington City
    New Zealand


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