POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Lecturer (Variable-Time) (Fashion Design and Merchandizing)
School of Architecture
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

The College of Applied Sciences and Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking qualified applicants for lecturer position(s) (term, renewable, variable time, non-tenure track) serving the Fashion Design & Merchandising program. The state date for this position is August 16, 2017.

Required Qualifications: Master’s degree (ABD or Ph.D. preferred) in Fashion Merchandising or closely allied field. Applicants who hold only a Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising will be considered if they have a minimum of 6 years of appropriate industry experience and have tested professional experience that includes, for example, managerial, supervisory, or technical industry positions with major retailers, distributors, or manufacturers that demonstrate appropriate career advancement. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to teach courses required in FDM and have up-to-date industry knowledge of fashion.

Preferred Qualifications: Previous teaching experience at the university/college level and industry experience.

Responsibilities: Teaching three undergraduate courses per term – Careers in Fashion, Textiles I, Fashion Merchandising Mathematics (Fall); Textiles II, Apparel & Textile Economics, Fashion Merchandising (Spring). See course descriptions at http://architecture.siu.edu/undergraduate /fdm/fdm-courses/.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on July 17, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Required application materials are as follows: (1) a cover letter outlining interest in the position, (2) a current CV or resume, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching (if applicable), and (5) a list of three references with contact information (address, phone number, email address). Materials may be sent as a single PDF email attachment to nwojnaro@siu.edu or as hard copies to the following address:

John K. Dobbins, Interim Director, School of Architecture
410 Quigley Hall – Mail Code 4337
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
875 South Normal Avenue
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.