Instructor, Textiles & Apparel

Job description

Job Category: Faculty
Type of Position: Renewable Term
Full Consideration Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018
Advertising Started on: Thursday, August 9, 2018
College: College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Department: School of Applied Human Sciences


Salary: $48,000.00 - $54,000.00

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status: Full Time
Service Schedule: Academic Year
Position Description: The University of Northern Iowa's School of Applied Human Sciences seeks applications to fill a renewable term textiles and apparel instructor position. Successful candidates will be expected to teach beginning and advanced computer aided design courses including but not limited to the following software packages: Optitex 2D/3D, Lectra Kaledo/Modaris 2D/Diamino and Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator. Teaching assignment will also include all phases of the apparel product development and merchandising process including: apparel design, flat pattern and draping, pattern grading, merchandising, beginning and advanced apparel construction, introductory textile science/textile materials testing, and fashion promotion/runway show production.

UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will form clusters to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.
Education Requirements: Ph.D. in textiles and apparel required.
Required Qualification: Minimum of five years of teaching experience that includes apparel construction, merchandising, computer aided design, fashion show production and textile material science and testing required.
Desirable Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with college teaching experience with ability to cross over to other courses such as Costume History and Fashion Trend Analysis.

Online Application Required Documents

Required Documents: Curriculum Vita
Professional References: Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process. Letters of recommendation are required for this position.
Number of References: 3
Cover Letter: A plain text cover letter is required.

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact Information

Attention: Your curriculum vita should not be sent to the contact below. The curriculum vita will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Contact: Annette Lynch - [email protected]
Latham Hall 235
Phone: 319-273-2358
Department URL:

Professional References: Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process. Letters of recommendation are required for this position.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

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Posted: 8/11/2018
Application Due: 9/6/2018
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