Lecturer - Merchandising and Consumer Sciences
School of Human Ecology - Division of Textiles and Apparel - College of Natural Sciences - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, TX
Open: Oct 14, 2015
The qualified applicant will:
Assume a collaborative role in the Division of Textiles and Apparel in the School of Human Ecology, which values experiential learning, student centered educational strategies and strong teaching skills.
Teach a variety of textiles and apparel undergraduate courses related to Merchandising, including courses in one or more of the following areas: Retailing: physical and virtual environments; Digital technology related to the retail industry; Merchandise buying, math, and management; Global issues in the textile and apparel industries; and, Supply chain management.
Participate as a team member in curriculum development and updating.
Participate in program, division, school, college, and university service activities.
Applicants must have at least one relevant graduate degree (e.g. MS, MBA, Ph.D.). Demonstrated industry and/or teaching experience preferred. Willingness and demonstrated ability to mentor and supervise students in practicums, field trips or internships. Appreciation for and the ability to work collaboratively.
Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of reference which address teaching qualifications.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.