Academic Jobs Due Dates Soon

The season is almost up for applying to academic jobs for Fall 2009.

Here are a few for which the due date is ASAP:

Assistant Professor
Apparel Production and Design
Central Michigan University

Full-time, 10 month tenure track Assistant Professor position in Apparel Merchandising and Design beginning August 18, 2009. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in apparel production and design methods including pattern making software and related technologies. The position requires the maintenance of a scholarly record to include publications and grant writing, as well as advising students, providing service to department, college, and university and professional involvement through appropriate professional organizations. Please visit Our website for more information about our curriculum, student and faculty accomplishments, and about Central Michigan University.


Doctorate required, or ABD with degree awarded by date of hire with at least one degree in textiles and apparel or related area;
Evidence of teaching effectiveness;
Evidence of potential for successful research and scholarly activities;
Evidence of competence in working with pattern making software and related technologies; and
Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills.

Professional industry experience;
Fmiliar with apparel manufacturing processes;
Fashion illustration using a variety of media
Existing ties to industry; and
Record of active participation in professional organizations
Screening for all applications will begin on January 15, 2009 and will continue until filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, current vita, official transcripts, and three current letters of recommendation.

Please send application materials to:
Dr. Seung-Eun Lee, Search Committee Chair
Department of Human Environmental Studies
205 Wightman
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: (989) 774-2035
Fax: (989) 774-2435

Two Openings
Fashion Design and Retailing
Framingham State College

The Framingham State College Consumer Science Department seeks applications for two nine-month tenure track positions starting fall 2009. Both positions may involve undergraduate teaching in core courses such as: textiles, fashion designer to consumer, consumer behavior, and research methodology. Position one, in Merchandising, requires expertise in: fashion merchandising, consumer behavior, retail mathematics, world market, and/or retail technology. Position two, in Apparel Design, requires expertise in: apparel construction, product development, pattern making, and/or computer technology. Additional responsibilities include advising students, curriculum development, service to the college, and department. Framingham State College is dedicated to effective teaching.

Related professional experience, scholarly competence, and evidence of effective teaching at the college level.

Position one: Earned doctorate, or ABD with specialization in merchandising.
Position two: Earned doctorate or masters degree in apparel design or related field.

The Program:
The Fashion Design and Retailing Program offers a Bachelor of Science degree, enrolling over 200 undergraduate students with concentrations in Apparel Design and Merchandising. The program has seven full-time faculty members.

Application Process:
Please apply online by submitting a cover letter and curriculum vitae For full consideration applicants must also submit via regular mail official transcripts and three letters of recommendation to:

Janet Schwartz, Chair
Consumer Sciences Department
100 State Street
Framingham, MA 01701

February 2, 2009 or until positions are filled

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