NYC Jobs

My NYC friends and colleagues have been on me because I never seem to post enough jobs for them. Well–it’s because there aren’t that many openings on a regular basis in academia, museums, or related. But, there are a few that have recently sprung up or seem to still be open–so see below. I don’t know really what’s up with the NYC schools posting their listings now, vs. every other school nationally doing this in the fall, but it doesn’t matter if you live there since you wouldn’t need to build in move-time. So here you go:

Hunter College of the City University of New York
Costume Shop Supervisor (Lecturer), Theater Department

The Theater department at Hunter College, City University of New York, invites applicants for a full-time position, at the rank of Lecturer.

Duties include: teaching costume design and costume history courses; oversee costume shop and production of costumes and wardrobe. MFA or equivalent professional experience plus minimum two years teaching experience required.

Please send detailed resume including at least three references, cover letter describing your career goals and teaching philosophy to: Hunter College, Department of Theater, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065.

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New York City College of Technology/CUNY
Fashion Marketing professor

New York City College of Technology / The City University of New York is a comprehensive college with over 14,000 students. City Tech seeks candidates for tenure-track Assistant Professors beginning fall 2009 due to expansion.

City Tech offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Send a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Respond electronically. Write department in subject line. Mail to: ISR, NYCCT, 300 Jay Street, N321, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

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Parsons The New School for Design
Assistant Professor

The School of Fashion at Parsons The New School for Design is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must hold terminal degrees in a related field and/or equivalent professional standing, be qualified to teach fashion studio methods, and must demonstrate a strong record of excellence in teaching and professional practice/creative work. This position is dependent on budget approval from the Office of the Provost.

The Assistant Professor will teach full-time across the Fashion programs, and participate in non-classroom activities such as critiques, juries, thesis and internship supervision, student advisement, independent study, etc. The Assistant Professor will participate fully in the academic life of the School of Fashion, including service on committees, department citizenship, etc. The Assistant Professor is expected to remain current and informed about professional practices in his/her area of expertise.
The School of Fashion at Parsons has a total of over 200 full and part time faculty who are engaged academically and in their professional areas. The school currently offers three degrees and is developing several new graduate programs. The BFA in Fashion Design enrolls nearly 600 students in the program, a two-year AAS in Fashion Studies enrolls over 300 students, and a two year AAS in Fashion Marketing enrolls close to 350 students A two-year MFA program in Fashion Design and Society is scheduled to launch in the fall of 2010; it is envisioned as an advanced academy for the study of fashion design that will educate an elite cadre of world-class design leaders.

·A master’s/doctorate in a related field, or equivalent professional experience and standing
·At least three years’ college teaching experience, preferably in courses which include a combination of studios, seminars and tutorials
·Curriculum development experience at a university level and an ability to design, initiate and implement programs, workshops and classes of interdisciplinary nature
·Team-teaching and collaborative project development and execution experience
·Preferred minimum 5 years’ experience as a professional fashion designer, and thorough knowledge of the current genres and markets of the fashion design industry
·Depth of technical and professional expertise that extend from illustration skills to fabrication resourcing and production
·An ability to connect the school to external artists/designers and the industry
·A commitment to the application of social responsibility and ethical practice
·A strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in a progressive and diverse urban university setting
A strong background in academic research methodology or demonstrated interest in developing serious critical, historical and theoretical discussions around fashion design in the classroom/studio is preferred

A letter of application relating experience and interests to the opportunities and requirements of the position together with a curriculum vitae should be submitted online. It is required that you complete the online application forms to move forward in the search process.
Start Date: July 1, 2009

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Nassau Community College
Application deadline: 4/14/2009
Apparel Design: Technical Assistant
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