Assistant/Associate Professor

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Position Number001780Functional TitleAssistant/Associate ProfessorPosition TypeTenure StreamPosition EclassFC - Faculty 9 month Non Leave earnUniversity Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

With almost 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 100 full and part-time faculty, the Bryan School is one of the largest business schools in North Carolina. The School is committed to producing innovative and principled leaders who are exceptional problem solvers. UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. It is a Minority Serving Institution and is one of the most racially and ethnically diverse universities in the state.

The Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies (CARS) is one of six departments in the Bryan School of Business and Economics. In 2017 CARS celebrated 100 years as an academic department at The University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG). In addition to more than 285 undergraduate students pursuing concentrations in Apparel Design and Retailing and Consumer Studies, the Department offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees. Thirty-five graduate students are enrolled, half of whom are doctoral students. CARS faculty members have been recognized nationally and internationally for excellence in scholarship, publishing in the Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, the International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management, the Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, and other core disciplinary journals. In addition, the Department has strong industry support from its advisory board with members representing major apparel and retail companies.

Position Summary

Responsibilities of the position include:
•Teach undergraduate students in such areas as apparel design, production, and technology. Courses may include Creative and Technical Design, Patternmaking and Draping, Design Principles and Technology, and Portfolio Development. Technology includes digital patternmaking, 3D, and Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
•Maintain an active program of scholarship leading to high quality juried exhibitions and journal publications.
•Mentor faculty in developing high quality scholarship programs.
•Supervise and mentor graduate student research.
•Help create and expand the Department’s industry relationships.
•Contribute to innovative curriculum development.
•Maintain strong professional involvement and participate in appropriate service activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications for Assistant Professor are an earned Ph.D. in clothing and textiles or a related field with ability to teach in the area of apparel design, evidence of teaching excellence, and an established program of scholarship.

Qualifications for Associate Professor are an earned Ph.D. in clothing and textiles or a related field with ability to teach in the area of apparel design, evidence of teaching excellence, an established program of scholarship, success in grantsmanship, and experience advising undergraduate and graduate students.

Preferred QualificationsTenure StatusTenure TrackSpecial Instructions to Applicants

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, C.V., teaching and research statement, design portfolio, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references at the SpartanTalent website, position number 001780: Inquiries as to the position requirements may be directed to Dr. Nancy Hodges, Department Head, at (336) 334-5250, or [email protected] Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

Recruitment RangeSalary is competitive and commensurate with experienceOrg #-DepartmentConsumer, Apparel & Retail Studies - 12404Job Open Date09/30/2019For Best Consideration Date10/11/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesFTE1.000Type of AppointmentPermanentTime Limited DurationNumber of Months per Year9FLSAExemptADA Checklist

ADA Checklist

"R" for Rare (0-30%),"O" for Occasional (30-60%),"F" for Frequent (60-90%),"C" for Constant (90-100%).

Physical EffortHand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Hand Movement-Grasping - F, Holding - F, Finger Dexterity - F, Reading - C, Writing - F, Eye-hand coordination - C, Vision-Color Distinction - C, Hearing - C, Talking - C, Standing - O, Sitting - F, Walking - F, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - O, Climbing-Stairs - O, Bending - O, Reaching - OWork EnvironmentInside - CApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Research Statement
  6. Link to Professional Portfolio
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3
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Posted: 10/2/2019
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