Teaching Jobs


I’ve got three more teaching positions listed below, but I wanted to take a moment to encourage all of you job seekers out there to go back and apply to some of the positions I’ve been listing all summer. I’ve seen several of the jobs I’ve posted previously reposted on various job sites, which leads me to believe that the positions have not yet been filled. So, take a quick look back through our job section to see what you might be able to apply for…

In the meantime, here are some new postings:

(1. Adjunct Fashion Design Instructor, International Academy of Design and Technology, Chicago, Illinois

The International Academy of Design and Technology located in Chicago, IL has an immediate opening for three Adjunct Fashion Design Instructors to instruct:

-Textile Design
-Computer Graphics for Fashion Design
-Fashion Manufacturing and Appraisal


Documented expertise in academic subject area (Textile Design, Computer Graphics for Fashion Design, Fashion Manufacturing) and expertise in interpersonal and oral presentation/written communication skills.


Minimum of 2 years of industry experience required.

Prior post-secondary teaching experience as a student-centered, retention-focused educator preferred.

Computer Graphics for Fashion Design Course Requires: Expertise in SnapFashun, Adobe Illustrator, Geber Accumark, Photoshop.


Masters degree required


Heather Sweet
847-781-3706 for more information

1 North State Street
Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60602

(2. Adjunct Faculty in Fashion, The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham

The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham is searching for adjunct instructors to teach courses in our Fashion Marketing and Management program. The Art Institutes are one of the nation’s leaders in postsecondary career-oriented education for the creative arts. Our schools offer Bachelor and Associate degree programs. Professional faculty, industry-focused curriculum and industry related facilities and equipment keep our schools at the forefront of art and technology.


-Master’s degree in Fashion Merchandising/Marketing, Management, or related field.
-3 – 5 years of increasingly responsible experience in industry and /or teaching.
-Genuine interest in helping students.
-Ability to act effectively as the member of a team.
-Proficient in management, merchandising practices, and selected software’s used in the industry.
-College level teaching experience preferred
-Strong problem solving and interpersonal communication skills
-Strong writing and communication skills

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and copy of transcripts to:

Human Resources
410 Blackwell Street
Durham , NC 27701


(3. Assistant Professor of Merchandising, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

East Carolina University, a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, is a doctoral institution with an enrollment of over 27,000 students and approximately 4,500 faculty and staff.

Job Description: A tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in the merchandising program beginning August 16, 2010. We seek an individual with passion for improving undergraduate merchandising education in apparel and interiors and for the development of a new merchandising graduate program. We also aim to add diversity to the faculty composition in our program and institution. Teaching, research, and appropriate service to the university, community and profession are expected. Responsibilities Teaching. Teach undergraduate courses in merchandising math, buying and sourcing, and/or other related merchandising topics as needed and developed. Research. Pursue an active research program; including grant writing, publishing in refereed journals, and presentation of research to professional organizations. General. Provide service to the university and community. Participate in the development of a new merchandising graduate program and the continued development of undergraduate merchandising program. Maintain contacts and activity with professional associations and pursue connections with industries.


Ph.D. from an appropriately accredited institution in merchandising, apparel and textiles and/or interiors, or closely related field. * For the associate rank, need to demonstrate established area of expertise or leadership. * Preferred experiences include: undergraduate and/or graduate teaching, research, and professional service, global collaboration, interiors and/or apparel industry connections.

In addition to submitting a letter of application and curriculum vitae online, please mail three letters of reference and official transcripts to:

Dr. Runying Chen, Search Committee Chair
230 Rivers RW
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

Phone: 252-328-1329
Email: chenr@ecu.edu
Fax: 252-328-5655

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Screening will begin October 26, 2009.

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