Central Mich Prof Job

Central Mich seems to have re-listed their open position on ITAA’s site. There were so many design positions open this year it was probably hard to fill them all, and being a Michigander myself, I know it’s not the best time to move to Mich. But, I thought I’d post it as it’s probably a good gig.

Position Description: Full-time, 10 month tenure track Assistant Professor position in Apparel Merchandising and Design beginning either Fall 2009 or Spring 2010.

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.

Qualifications:
Required:
Ph.D. or ABD with degree awarded during the first year of hire with
at least on degree in textiles and apparel or related area;
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.
Preferred:
Professional industry experience;
Evidence of teaching effectiveness at the university level;
Familiar 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 April 15, 2009 and will continue until filled. Applicants should submit the following:

Letter of Application
Current Vita
Official Transcripts
Three Current Letters of Recommendation

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

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