Job: Central Michigan Design Prof

Central Michigan University
Assistant Professor
Apparel Design and CAD technologies
Department of Human Environmental Studies

Position Description: Full-time, 10 month tenure track Assistant Professor position in Apparel Merchandising and Design beginning August 15, 2011. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in apparel design methods and CAD technologies. In addition to regular teaching, 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.

Related Information: The Department of Human Environmental Studies offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Apparel Merchandising and Design. The program serves over 300 majors and minors with well-equipped classrooms, laboratories and a nationally recognized computer-aided design component. Available for teaching and research purposes are a body scanner, walk-in environmental chamber, thermal manikin, sweating hotplate, and thermal cameras. Please visit our program website for more information about our curriculum, student and faculty accomplishments, and about Central Michigan University.

Qualifications: Required: A terminal degree (Doctorate or MFA) required, or ABD with degree with degree awarded during the first year of hire with at least one degree in textiles and apparel or related area; Evidence of teaching effectiveness; Evidence of potential for successful research and scholarly activities; Evidence of competence in apparel design and CAD software for apparel; and Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills. Preferred: Professional industry experience; Experience with online teaching; Record of participation in design competitions and/or exhibitions; and Record of participation in grant activity. There is an application to complete if you click here.

Copies of graduate transcripts, three current letters of recommendation and an electronic portfolio of work can be sent to:

Tanya Domina, Search Committee Chair
Depart. of Human Environmental Studies
102 Wightman
Central Michigan University>BR> Mt. Pleasant MI 48859

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