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Assistant Professor of Instruction or Lecturer in Textiles and Apparel

Company: University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionThe University of Texas at Austin is seeking outstanding applicants for an Assistant Professor of Instruction or Lecturer position in the Textiles and Apparel Program, School of Human Ecology, College of Natural Sciences. The position would have a variable appointment of 1 to 3 courses per semester or academic year.
QualificationsQualified candidates will have an advanced degree (MS, MA, MFA, Ph.D., etc.) in textiles and apparel or a related field. We seek a candidate qualified to teach a range of courses in apparel design, construction and technology, textiles, and/or merchandising and consumer sciences. We seek instructors familiar with multiple modalities, yet available to teach full-time and in-person. Thus, the ideal candidate will have broad experience in textiles and apparel and specialized knowledge/experience in one or more core areas or disciplines of textiles and apparel. Past experience in undergraduate teaching is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will have: demonstrated undergraduate teaching experience and the ability to work with a dynamic and creative team. Additional preferred qualifications include expertise in: curriculum development and use of innovative instructional methods.
Application InstructionsInterested applicants should submit: (a) a cover letter that describes the candidate's experience in the discipline of textiles and apparel and experience or potential to support undergraduate textiles and apparel education; (b) a curriculum vitae; (c) a statement of teaching experience and interests, including a record of prior teaching evaluations if available; (d) a statement describing how their teaching, mentoring, and service will contribute to diversity and inclusion; and (e) three letters of reference. Questions regarding the position may be directed to the director of the Textiles and Apparel program, Ms. Sara Stewart Stevens (

Applicants must satisfactorily complete pre-employment screening requirements, including verification of academic credentials and background check.

We particularly seek candidates who will significantly contribute to the diversity and equity of our program, and who have experience working diverse and underserved populations, and have demonstrated a commitment to improving the diversity of academic communities. The College views inclusiveness and excellence as interconnected in the work of its faculty.
Equal Employment Opportunity StatementThe University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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