Instructor/Assistant Professor in Design and Merchandising

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
22 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The Department of Design and Merchandising offers three academic programs: Apparel Design and Production, Interior Design, and Merchandising. The programs, all leading to a bachelor of science degree, have in common an understanding of design, business practices, and the needs of the client. These programs lead to exciting professional careers and are not found in any other four-year university program in Colorado. Career preparation is facilitated by relevant course work and internship opportunities. The Department has the faculty and facilities to prepare students for these careers.

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Tenure/Tenure Track? % Research 0 % Teaching 100 % Service 0 % Administration Open Posting Date Open Until Filled No To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date Position End Date Position Summary

The Department of Design and Merchandising seeks applications throughout the year from individuals who are interested in obtaining temporary non-tenure track teaching positions within the department.

Required Job Qualifications

For an Instructor-level appointment, a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline is required. For an Assistant Professor appointment, a Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline is required.

Preferred Job Qualifications

One or more years university-level or professional teaching experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, submit a CV and cover letter directly to this posting. This pool is valid through June 30, 2018, at which time, applicants wishing to remain in the pool must reapply. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Teaching Duty/Responsibility

This position is responsible for course materials, lectures, and teaching two courses for the 2016-2017 academic year: AM 460 Historic Textiles (Fall) and AM 363 Historic Costume (Spring).