Assistant Professor of Practice - Product Development & Communication | University of Nebraska - Lincoln - Military Veterans

at HERC - Central Midwest

Lincoln, Nebraska

Requisition Number: F_210191 Department: Textiles Merchan & Fashion Design UNL-1042 Description of Work: The Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design in the College of Education and Human Sciences is seeking to fill a non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Practice position in Product Development and Communication. This is a full-time, 9-month appointment with a 90% teaching, 10% service apportionment. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and contribute to the scholarship of teaching and learning. The successful candidate will possess a broad range of product development and communication skill sets that can include (but would not be limited to): textile science foundations, apparel construction, soft goods branding, fashion communications, entrepreneurship and relevant technologies in the field. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of diverse students including underrepresented minorities.     Textiles, Merchandising, & Fashion Design is a dynamic department that embodies the three primary missions of the university, namely teaching, research and service/extension. The department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design and is a member of the National Retail Federation, in addition to faculty memberships in academic organizations such as the International Textile and Apparel Association and the American Collegiate Retailing Association. Thus, the innovative and impactful work within the department has tremendous reach with important impacts at local, national, and international levels; and supports the needs of a diverse and inclusive workforce. Recognizing that diversity within a context of inclusivity enhances creativity, innovation, impact, and a sense of belonging, our department and college are committed to creating learning, research, Extension programming, and work environments that are inclusive of all forms of human diversity. We actively encourage applications from and nominations of qualified individuals from underrepresented groups including racial and ethnic minorities, women, sexual minorities, persons living with disabilities, and veterans. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates who can demonstrate their experience with shaping a workplace culture based on respect for differences and/or experiences with promoting equity and positive cross-cultural relationships. Additional information about the Department and College of Education and Human Sciences can be found at and .  Minimum Required Qualifications: Ph. D. in Textiles, Merchandising, Fashion Design, Communications, or related fields.  Other terminal degrees will also be considered. Job Type: 9 Month

Lincoln, Nebraska

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