|Position ID:||Cornell-FSAD-PROFFASHDESNTECH [#8782, WDR00009770]|
|Position Title:||Tenure-Track Faculty - Fashion Design with Technology|
|Position Type:||Tenured/Tenure-track faculty|
|Position Location:||Ithaca, New York 14850, United States [map]|
|Subject Areas:||Fine Arts / Fashion Design, Textile Design, User experience design|
|Appl Deadline:||(posted 2017/01/06)|
Fashion Design with Technology
(Rank: Assistant, or Associate Professor)
The Department of Fiber Science & Apparel Design (FSAD) in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University is the only fashion & textile program in the Ivy League. The department seeks applications for tenure-track faculty positions in fashion design. Successful candidates are expected to develop prominence in studio-based teaching and scholarship in one or several related areas of fashion design including, but not limited to, knitwear design, design innovation, technical apparel design, apparel sizing & fit, fashion entrepreneurship, and design process management.
Duties & Responsibilities
Specific duties and responsibilities may include:
A clear definition and focus for scholarly work within fashion/apparel design must be demonstrated in the vita and personal statement. The candidate must be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate and apparel design studio courses across a number of skill areas.
This is a nine-month position with 60% teaching and 40% research responsibility; rank is open; salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications. Excellent fringe benefits are provided. Starting date is August, 2017.
The Department of Fiber Science & Apparel Design is one of five academic units in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University. Faculty, depending upon appointment, carries out a three-fold mission of research, teaching, and outreach. Across the graduate field of Fiber Science & Apparel Design, M.A./M.S./MPS and Ph.D. degrees in Apparel Design or Fiber Science are offered.
The undergraduate program offers options in Fashion Design, Fashion Design Management and Fiber Science. Apparel Design faculty work collaboratively to recruit outstanding students and advance the undergraduate as well as graduate curriculum which is multi-disciplinary with a problem-solving approach.
The department is currently engaged in development and expansion into new areas, including a master’s program in fashion studies and the Cornell Institute of Fashion and Fiber Innovation (CIFFI), fostering collaboration with the fashion, fiber and textile industry.
Facilities include well equipped fashion studios with industrial production equipment, a gallery, research laboratories, a 10,000 item costume and textile collection for teaching and research, two laser cutters, 3-D printers, a cutting edge computerized knitting machine, a digital textile printer, 3-D Body scanners, a 3-D motion capture system, sweating thermal manikins and environmental chambers. In addition, there are department and college CAD facilities with strong technical support and a variety of software, video conferencing facilities in the classrooms, a world renowned library system, advanced computer facilities, and strong support for entrepreneurship and enterprise across campus.
Applicants must apply through Academic Jobs Online and upload the following documents: a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests and goals, statement of teaching interests and goals, selected publications, and a list of five references with contact information. Design examples should be combined into one document to include selected exhibitions, design portfolio, examples of student work, and unofficial transcripts. Work may be posted on YouTube or Vimeo and the links should be included in the Design Examples document.
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and accepted until the position is filled.
For further information, please contact Professor Huiju Park, Search Committee Chair at email@example.com or 607-255-0185.
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