Full-Time Instructor of Fashion Merchandising
The Fashion Merchandising department is seeking qualified candidates for a nine-month, non-tenure track position at the rank of Instructor.
The start date for this position is August 2020.
Faculty – Fine and Applied Arts – Fashion and Textile Design
Position Type: Full-Time Job
Open Until Filled
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (but not limited to)
The faculty member will be responsible for teaching a total of eight undergraduate courses (24 credits) over the fall and spring semesters. The faculty member will also be responsible for advising undergraduate students, recruiting new students, and involved in professional organizations. Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- This position requires a minimum of a master’s degree in merchandising, apparel, textiles, or a closely related field. Those with an M.B.A and considerable experience at the corporate-level in the areas of buying, planning and/or allocations are also encouraged to apply.
- Teaching experience and knowledge of the classroom environment is preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 10 pound and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of the job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.
How to Apply
All candidates must be currently eligible to work in the United States. Requests for additional information about the positions may be directed to Amy Weaver-Kaulis, Chair, Fashion Merchandising Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attn: Human Resources
501 E. 38th St
Erie, PA 16546
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Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts, arts education, design, instructor, teaching, and university. States: Pennsylvania.
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