University Of Delaware Newark , DE 19702
Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Functional Design and Product InnovationThe University Of DelawareNewark, DE The University of Delawares academic leadership has identified the Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies ( (FASH) as a priority for academic growth and prominence.
We invite applications and nominations for an assistant professor (tenure-track) position in functional apparel design, product development, and product innovation.
We seek a scholar with exemplary potential, evidenced by an active scholarship program consisting of federal and national research grants, competitive research outputs, an interest in cross-campus/interdisciplinary collaboration, teaching experience in the stated areas, and an ability to leverage science and technology to support student learning.
The start date for the position is September 1, 2019, and the successful applicant must have a Ph.D.
in hand by August 31, 2019.The UD FASH department is ranked as one of the top programs in the U.S.
and east coast region and The department seeks to build on, and advance, strengths in the interdisciplinary study of functional design integrating apparel science, technology, and design.
We seek candidates with strengths in apparel design and production, product development, fiber and fabric science, and related technologies.
Ideal candidates will have interest in developing an active record of federal and industry grants, and industry partnerships, and collaborating with other UD researchers across campus (e.g., engineering, health sciences, and agriculture). FASH is located in the Social Sciences portfolio of the College of Arts & Sciences The department offers undergraduate degrees in fashion merchandising and apparel design, undergraduate minors in fashion management, fashion history and culture, sustainable apparel and textile innovation, a graduate certificate in sustainable apparel business and an MS degree in fashion and apparel studies.To Apply: Use the Interfolio online system at UD, applicants should submit (1) a cover letter outlining interest in the position, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) research statement and portfolio of personal work, (4) teaching statement and evidence of teaching quality, and (5) three letters of recommendation.
Review of complete applications will begin on September 17, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Questions, but not application materials, should be e-mailed to Dr.
Huantian Cao (), Chair of Search Committee.Founded in 1743, the University of Delaware combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology.
Located in scenic Newark, Delaware, within 2 hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., the University is one of the oldest land-grant institutions in the nation, one of 19 sea-grant institutions, and one of only 13 space-grant institutions.
With external funding exceeding $200 million, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support for science and engineering and has nationally recognized research (Carnegie rated, very high research activity).UD recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.
The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds, and this is a primary goal for our department.
We provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
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