Course Leader: MSc Cosmetic Enterprise and Innovation - £50,961 - £61,398 - London, UK

The Cosmetic Science area at London College of Fashion is looking for a full-time, permanent Course Leader to work at the LCF - Stratford, London, UK

The opportunity

The Cosmetic Science area at London College of Fashion has a well-established reputation and is renowned for its specialist educational offer, aimed at the global Cosmetic Industry. Our staff and students are regularly engaged in research and industry-led projects which enrich the curriculum and enhance graduate employability.

Based on the success of our undergraduate provision, we are launching the low residence MSc Cosmetic Enterprise and Innovation course. As we embark on this exciting journey, we are on the lookout for a visionary individual, deeply passionate about education and its
pivotal role in the Cosmetic and related industries, to spearhead this new course.

As Course Leader, your responsibilities will include:

  • Academic leadership and management of the course, ensuring the continual enhancement of standards and taking charge of the design, development, and delivery of the curriculum.
  • Day-to-day management of the course, overseeing all aspects of learning, teaching, student assessment, and allocated resources.
  • Observing and implementing the policies and procedures of the University and the College.

About you

With a postgraduate qualification in a scientific field associated with cosmetics or a business degree with relevant specialisation, you should be able to demonstrate experience at a senior level and the ability to lead and motivate a team. PhD, research, or knowledge
exchange experience are highly desirable.

You should be able to demonstrate your contribution to advancing professional or academic practices in your field of specialism. Familiarity with digital learning technologies and current debates related to sustainable and inclusive education and business practices are highly desirable.

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. UAL is made up of 6 renowned colleges and is ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2022 QS World University Rankings.

UAL is home to a diverse body of over 6,000 academic, professional and technical staff who support more than 21,000 students from 130 countries. We are proud of our international student and staff community and are committed to ensuring that the University offers an inclusive and supportive environment for everyone; a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential.

Closing date: 10 January 2024.

If you have any queries about this role, please contact the Recruiting Manager, Gabriela Daniels at

If you have any queries about the application process or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact the Resourcing Team at

Our culture

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

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