Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Instruction
School of Human Ecology - Division of Textiles and Apparel - College of Natural Sciences - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, Texas
Open: Nov 9, 2018
The School of Human Ecology, Division of Textiles and Apparel seeks applications for non-tenure-track positions (Lecturer-POOL) for the 2018-2019 academic year.
The Division of Textiles and Apparel offers a bachelor's degree in four options: Apparel, Functional and Technical Design, Merchandising and Consumer Sciences, Textiles Conservation and Museum Studies, and Textiles and Apparel Honors. Instructors teach a variety of courses in textiles and clothing including apparel production, merchandising, textile science, history of clothing, product development, computer aided design, visual merchandising, research methods, clothing and human behavior and aesthetics. The program is designed to prepare students for careers in academia and industry.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate course(s) and additional duties which include providing service in teaching, curriculum development, outreach and advising student organizations. Course assignments may vary depending on needs.
Applicants must hold an M.A., M.S., M.F.A., .or Ph.D. in Textiles and Apparel or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education, or equivalent relevant professional experience and teaching experience.
Candidates should provide evidence of teaching excellence and their ability to teach in a multicultural, multi-ethnic research university.
Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, statements 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.