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The Savannah College of Art and Design is seeking candidates for full-time faculty positions in fashion at its Savannah and Atlanta locations.

Specific Skills:
Qualified candidates should have a terminal degree or its equivalent in fashion or a related field, as well as a broad knowledge of fashion design. Excellent design skills and professional recognition is essential in order to join this highly creative, motivated, and exciting team that is creating the next generation of fashion designers. Strong skills in the areas of design, concept, innovation, illustration, sketching, and CAD are highly desirable. Areas of expertise may include design, illustration sketching, draping, pattern making and garment construction for misses/specialty sizes, menswear and/or childrenswear. College-level teaching experience in the classroom or through an online format and/or experience developing e-learning courses is also desirable.

Application:
Please mail cover letter, curriculum vitae, samples of own and student’s work (if applicable), and an unofficial copy of the transcript showing your highest degree.

If you apply by email, all items above must be included electronically and sent to scadfaculty@scad.edu. Only complete packages will be considered. 

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.

Although a deadline has not yet been established, interested applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Contact:
Email

Savannah College of Art and Design

Attn: HR – Faculty

P.O. Box 3146

Savannah, GA 31402-3146
Submission Details

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Georgia Southern University, invites nominations and applications for the tenure track position of Assistant Professor of Fashion Merchandising in the Department of Hospitality, Tourism, and Family & Consumer Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences.

Position Description:
Reporting to the Chair of the Department, the Assistant Professor of Fashion Merchandising will teach undergraduate courses in fashion merchandising, including, but not limited to fashion fundamentals, visual merchandising, fashion presentation and promotion, and principles of merchandising. The successful candidate will also engage in scholarship and creative activities, disseminating results in refereed/juried venues, advise and mentor undergraduate majors, take an active role in appropriate professional organizations, and provide service to the institution and the profession. This is a nine-month tenure-track position with possibilities for summer teaching. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
* A terminal degree (doctorate or MFA) in Fashion Merchandising or related field by August 1, 2009
* Commitment to teaching and learning as evidenced by prior teaching experience and seminar/presentation during campus visit with students present
* Promise of productive scholarship/creative activities consistent with the teacher-scholar model, including grant/proposal writing
* Ability to contribute to a positive work environment in the Department, College, and University
* Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology into teaching and scholarship
* Commitment to professional service within the University and beyond

Preferred Qualifications:
* Interest in working in a diverse academic and professional community
* Retail work experience
* Minimum of one year of college/university teaching experience

Screening of applications begins October 20, 2008, and will continue until the position is filled. The position starting date is August 1, 2009. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least five professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities.

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Dr. Diana Cone
Hospitality, Tourism, and Family & Consumer Sciences
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8073
Statesboro, GA 30460
912-478-1414

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