Posted in Other 8 days ago.
Location: Pullman, Washington
Summary of Duties:
The assistant professor will establish independent research, seek internal and external funding, and develop a productive research program leading to refereed scholarship and juried designs. The assistant professor will also teach undergraduate and graduate courses in AMDT and collaborate with colleagues to create course curriculum that brings together understanding of design and product development in the textile and apparel industry with an emphasis on health, sustainability and technology application. Other responsibilities include advising graduate student research, mentoring of student activities and organizations, and serving the university, college, department and professional organizations. As part of a closely- knit faculty team in AMDT, the successful candidate will provide quality research, teaching, mentoring, and support to produce "job-ready on day one" students in the apparel and textile industry.
Earned Ph.D. degree in the area of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles or related field by the date of hire.
Demonstrated ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: apparel assembly, apparel product analysis, apparel design, technical apparel design, Adobe Illustrator, 3-D computer-aided design.
Evidence of scholarly activities and research output.
Demonstrated ability to integrate the values of equity and exclusivity in teaching and scholarship.
Demonstrated ability to use current technologies in apparel design and product development.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in oral and written formats.
Demonstrated understanding of industry or professional practice.
Record of active participation in academic, professional, and/or industry organizations.
Interpersonal communication skills that would facilitate effective interaction with students and a variety of audiences and stakeholders.
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, ideologies, and disciplines in a global environment.
College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS)
Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles
City, State, Zip:
Pullman, Washington 99163
In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf. Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Apparel Design/Product Development
Screening Begin Date:
This position has been re-posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin immediately and remain on-going until a finalist has been identified.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) a letter of application (no more than 2 pages), 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching philosophy (include the information on courses taught and their evaluation rating scores if available) (no more than 2 pages), 4) research statement (no more than 2 pages), 5) research/creative scholarship (e.g., refereed publications, design portfolio), 6) a statement on contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (no more than 2 pages), 7) a list of three references (include names, addresses, e-mails and telephone numbers) for potential contact during the screening process, and 8) a scanned photocopy of transcripts to facilitate screening. Finalists will be asked to submit original transcripts and three letters of references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Please contact Dr. Hang Liu, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com, 509-335-4726 for questions about this position. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
1) a letter of application (no more than 2 pages)
2) curriculum vitae
3) teaching philosophy (include the information on courses taught and their evaluation rating scores if available) (no more than 2 pages)
4) research statement (no more than 2 pages)
5) research/creative scholarship (e.g., refereed publications, design portfolio)
6) a statement on contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (no more than 2 pages)
7) a list of three references (include names, addresses, e-mails and telephone numbers) for potential contact during the screening process
8) a scanned photocopy of transcripts to facilitate screening.
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WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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