TECS Part Time Lecturer

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Posting NumberPG170242EPInternal Recruitment NoWorking TitleTECS Part Time LecturerAnticipated Hiring RangeCommensurate with experience and qualificationsWork ScheduleMonday-Friday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. May vary based upon teaching scheduleJob LocationRaleigh, NCDepartment College of TextilesAbout the Department

The College of Textiles (COT) is recognized as a worldwide leader in textile education and research. The interdisciplinary COT incorporates programs that approach science from both fundamental and applied perspectives. Current academic and research programs deliver knowledge that informs global textile supply chains based on inputs from chemistry, design, engineering, management and marketing.

The College of Textiles (COT) is recognized as a worldwide leader in textile education and research. The interdisciplinary COT incorporates programs that approach science from both fundamental and applied perspectives. Current academic and research programs deliver knowledge that informs global textile supply chains based on inputs from chemistry, design, engineering, management and marketing.

Areas of emphasis include: brand management, color science and chemistry, composites, fashion design, fibers, forensics, medical textiles, nano-textiles, nonwovens, polymer science, protective clothing, smart textiles, supply chain management, sustainability, transportation textiles and textile design.
The College currently serves a diverse population, including approximately 1,000 undergraduate students, 220 graduate students, 60 full-time faculty members, 20 visiting scholars & post-docs, and 80 technical and administrative staff members.

Located on NC State’s Centennial Campus, the College is recognized globally as a model for integrating the traditional university academics and the activities of research institutes into a unified model. Significant features of the COT include: The Nonwovens Institute, the Textile Protection and Comfort Center, and the Zeis Textiles Extension Department. Due to these resources, the College offers a full range of operational manufacturing capabilities, from synthesizing new polymers and producing nanofibers to making textile-based end products.

The College is comprised of two academic departments: The Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management and The Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science. The two departments offer bachelor’s degrees in Fashion and Textile Management, Fashion and Textile Design, Textile Technology, Polymer and Color Chemistry, and Textile Engineering.

At the graduate level, the two departments offer a combined four master’s degrees and two doctoral degrees. The College’s degree programs constantly evolve to provide classroom experiences that address the changing needs of industry and society. The Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS) is a unique, interdisciplinary department dedicated to providing instruction in the science, engineering and technical application of chemistry, color, polymers, bio-medicals, design, and production with regard to fibers and fiber-based materials.

TECS offers students the chance to work closely with some of the best textile researchers in the world. The department offers Master of Science degrees in Textile Chemistry and Textile Engineering, an Accelerated Bachelors/Masters program, and has students pursuing PhD degrees in Fiber and Polymer Science and Textile Technology Management. The Polymer and Color Chemistry degree offers several concentrations, including in medical sciences, while the Textile Technology degree is the only known program in the world to offer a concentration in medical textiles. The Textile Engineering (TE) program is a joint program between the College of Textiles and the College of Engineering and the only ABET accredited TE program in the country.

Essential Job Duties

Lecturer to teach specialized courses within the TECS Department in areas of engineering and technical application of chemistry, color, polymers, bio-medicals, design, and production with regard to fibers and fiber-based materials.

Course work in TECS bachelor’s degrees in Textile Technology, Polymer and Color Chemistry, and Textile Engineering.

Other Responsibilities

Coaching and mentoring students.

Minimum Experience and Education

Requires master’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.

Other Required Qualifications

N/A

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience is preferred.

Required License(s) or Certification(s)

N/A

Valid NC Driver's License requiredNoCommercial Driver's License requiredNoJob Open Date12/21/2017Anticipated Close DateSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Please attach a CV, cover letter, statement of teaching interests and teaching style/teaching philosophy (up to 5 pages) and contact information for three professional references.

Position Number00106701Position TypeNon-Tenure-Track FacultyFull Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week)0.25 - 1.00Appointment< 9 Months RecurringMandatory Designation - Adverse WeatherMandatory Designation - Emergency EventsIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoDepartment ID186401 - Textile Engineering, ChemistryAA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

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