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(1. Full-time Fashion Faculty, Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Responsibilities:
– Teach undergraduate courses in 3 or more of the following areas: textiles, textile design (Lectra Kaledo), machine knitting, fashion show coordination, retail management, buying and assortment planning, advanced patternmaking and construction (Optitex), fashion illustration, design process, portfolio development, or Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
– Work as a team member in developing curriculum, recruiting students, and representing the department.
– Foster industry relationships and develop cooperative projects and competition participation within the curriculum.
– Actively engage in creative scholarship in the department, at the college and in professional organizations.
– Serve on department and college committees.
– Advise and mentor undergraduate majors.

Qualifications:
– Ph.D. or master’s plus industry experience
– A passion for teaching is essential
– Record of professional involvement
– Experience in computer technology
– Excellent communication skills
– Potential to grow into leadership responsibilities

Please apply to:

Mount Mary College
Attn: Teri Cox
Human Resources
2900 N. Menomonee River Parkway
Milwaukee WI 53222-4597

Email: hrads@mtmary.edu

(2. Fashion & Textile Design Faculty, Mount Ida College

The School of Fashion Design seeks qualified candidates for a full-time faculty position in the Fashion Design Program at the Assistant/Associate Professor level beginning in the 2010-2011 academic year. A Masters degree is required in a related discipline. The candidate must also have 3 to 5 years recent experience in the apparel industry. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching at the college or university level and proficiency in the following aspects of fashion design and their application to industry standards: conceptual design, spec packages, flats and story boards, garment construction, draping, pattern drafting, and industrial sewing machines. Proficiency in one or more of the following and their application to industry standards is preferred: Adobe PhotoShop and Illustrator, Gerber Technology computer system, textiles, knits and illustration.

Persons applying should be able to participate in curriculum development with the understanding that the College is committed to offering programs that provide professional preparation balanced with a liberal arts focus. Tenure track determination is dependent on terminal credentials. Positions advertised are dependent on final approval of funding.

To assure full consideration, qualified applicants are encouraged to forward a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references by December 15, 2009 to:

Office of Human Resources Office
Mount Ida College
777 Dedham Street
Newton, MA 02459

email: jobs@mountida.edu

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