Job: Design Lecturer in Alberta

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Contract Lecturer–Apparel Design and Construction, University of Alberta Job: The Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta, invites applications for a full-time contract lecturer in Clothing/Apparel Design and Construction for a 3-5 year period. The central responsibility of the position is to teach undergraduate courses in apparel design/construction and fashion industries. The teaching assignment may also include other courses that align with the needs of the Department and the background preparation of the successful candidate. The teaching load will comprise 5-6 courses per year (fall, winter, intersession). In addition, there may be opportunities to provide support to research projects and Department committees.  Qualifications:

  • a Master’s degree or PhD in Design, Fashion Studies, or other relevant area
  • experience teaching undergraduate apparel design and construction courses, with demonstrated expertise in flat pattern design, pattern grading, basic draping, and ideally, computer assisted design appropriate to apparel and basic communication design
  • superior teaching ability at the undergraduate level
  • a collaborative working style that is s good fit with the Department of Human Ecology

Details: The preferred start date is January 1, 2010. To apply, please submit a cover letter that describes your teaching interests and activities; CV; all university transcripts; a teaching dossier that includes evaluations of teaching performance; and the names and contact information for three referees. The deadline for applications is October 1, 2009. Inquiries may be directed to Lori Moran via email.  The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.  Interested applicants may apply to:  Dr. Deanna Williamson, Chair Department of Human Ecology 302 Human Ecology Building University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2N1 Phone: 780-492-5770, Email

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