The Ohio State University, The College of Education & Human Ecology, Human Sciences

2191 8599
Program ID:OSU-HS-FRS [#8599, HS - FRS]
Program Title: Fashion and Retail Studies Program
Program Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Area: Fashion Retail Studies Program
Starting Date:2017/08/15
Appl Deadline:2017/04/30 finished (2016/11/18, finished 2017/04/24, listed until 2017/04/30)

*** this program has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Ohio State University 
Fashion and Retail Studies Program 
Department of Human Sciences 
College of Education and Human Ecology 

POSITION: Assistant/Associate professor, 9-month, clinical faculty position in the Fashion and Retail Studies Program in the Department of Human Sciences. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants with an earned doctorate are strongly preferred. We seek individuals who can increase the breadth of teaching and outreach efforts of our fashion and retail studies program and create linkages with related programs within our unit, across our campus, as well as across universities. A focus on the interface between customers and the industry is the fundamental core of our program. Diverse areas of expertise that complement fashion and retail studies will be considered, including but not limited to fair trade, sourcing, social responsibility, sustainability, health and wellness, management, or business. The successful candidate will be interested in applying their expertise to the fashion and retail context. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will teach primarily undergraduate courses in fashion and retail such as international retailing, corporate social responsibility, branding and apparel product development, social psychology of appearance, or textiles. This individual will engage in curriculum development and provide support for program growth, have the opportunity to advise and direct graduate students, provide service to the department, college and the community, and perform other administrative duties as needed. Although research is not a major responsibility of this position, the successful candidate is encouraged to engage in research specific to their expertise in fashion and retail, or in the scholarship of teaching and/or application, as appropriate. 

SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Review will commence December 31, 2016 and continue until position is filled. 

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2017 or negotiable.  

FASHION AND RETAIL STUDIES: The undergraduate Fashion and Retail Studies program has a strong enrollment of over 350 students, about 150 minors, and engages a strong industry based advisory board. The Historic Costume & Textiles Collection and the Dauterman Computer Aided Design Laboratory serve as resources for the program. Visit 

THE HUMAN SCIENCES DEPARTMENT: The Department of Human Sciences is a new multi-disciplinary department comprised of four academic areas: Consumer Sciences, Human Development and Family Science, Human Nutrition, and Kinesiology. The Fashion and Retail Studies Program resides within the Consumer Sciences academic area, which also includes Hospitality Management and Consumer and Family Financial Services. The department also manages a comprehensive non-degree Sport, Fitness and Health program, which serves over 8,000 OSU students each semester. The mission of the department is to identify, research, and promote healthy physical and social behaviors through effective intervention and prevention strategies. The over-all department structure provides close relationships among all program areas and offers numerous opportunities for faculty members to collaborate on both research and teaching with many areas throughout the entire Ohio State University academic community. For more information please visit 

THE COLLEGE: The College of Education and Human Ecology enrolls approximately 3,700 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students and offers B.S, M.A, M.Ed and Ph.D. degree programs. For more information please visit 

THE UNIVERSITY: The Ohio State University, one of the top research focused institutions in the country, is a land-grant institution with approximately 64,000 students. Located on a 3,243 acre campus in Columbus, Ohio, the University offers a comprehensive curriculum and boasts diversity in programs, people and facilities. It is located in Ohio’s capital city, with a metropolitan population of over 1.5 million residents, and offers a wide range of academic and cultural activities. 

APPLICATION: Application materials should include: a letter of application, curriculum vita, and names of three (3) references.

Inquiries are welcome by email to Dr. Nancy A. Rudd,  

To build a diverse workforce Ohio State University encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. EEO/AA employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the description.

Further Info:
Department of Human Ecology
A152 PAES Building, 305 Annie & John Glenn Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

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