The Fashion School at Kent State University seeks applicants for a full-time, 9-month, tenure track Assistant Professor in Fashion Design, beginning Fall 2019.
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Responsibilities: • Engage in a program of research/creative activity, leading to funded and collaborative projects in a fashion design context • Teach and/or direct courses in fashion design, concept development, design research, and computer applications for fashion • Develop and maintain strong relationships with industry partners to benefit research and teaching activities in the School • Participate in supervisory committees of newly-created Master of Fashion Industry Studies program in The Fashion School • Actively supervise undergraduate and graduate students for extracurricular competitions • Engage in scholarly and creative activities • Develop and maintain up-to-date fashion industry knowledge • Participate on School, College and University committees • Actively participate in professional organizations • Strong collaborative practice with faculty and students
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
• Terminal degree (or a foreign degree equivalent) and relevant experience in fashion design or related field • Evidence of scholarly activities commensurate with rank
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
In addition to the above qualifications, creative leadership experience in patternmaking/construction techniques and/or illustration and visualization, sustainability, fashion technology, supervising undergraduate/ graduate students in fashion design, proven record of teaching effectiveness, experience with successful grantsmanship, and/or prior industry employment/partnership experiences are strongly desirable.
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
Special Instructions Summary:
All applicants must create an application online at http://jobs.kent.edu/. Applicants must also submit online a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching and research philosophy, digital portfolio or pdf of professional work, examples of student work, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references. Review of applications will commence November 30, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Inquiries may be addressed to: Kendra Lapolla, Chair - Search Committee firstname.lastname@example.org The Fashion School – An Ohio Center of Excellence, Kent State University 515 Hilltop Drive, P.O. Box 5190, Rockwell Hall Kent, OH 44242-0001
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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco is not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free<http://www.kent.edu/smoke-free>.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Internal Number: 998085
About Kent State University
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.
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