Posting Number PG191250EP
Internal Recruitment No
Working Title Cornelson Professor of Distinction in Textiles and Apparel
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate based upon qualifications and
Work Schedule 9-month full time commitment with continued service through
non-academic season, hours vary based upon programmatic needs of the College.
Job Location Raleigh , North Carolina
Department Textile & Apparel, Technology
About the Department
The Wilson College of Textiles is recognized as a worldwide leader in textile
education and research. Our interdisciplinary college incorporates programs
that approach science from both fundamental and applied perspectives. Current
academic and research programs deliver knowledge that informs global textile
supply chains based on inputs from chemistry, design, engineering, management
and marketing. Areas of emphasis include brand management, color science and
chemistry, composites, fashion design, product development, fibers, forensics,
medical textiles, nano-textiles, nonwovens, polymer science, protective
clothing, smart textiles, supply chain management, sustainability,
transportation textiles and textile design.
NC State's Wilson College of Textiles, and the Department of Textile and
Apparel Technology and Management, prepares future leaders for the textile,
apparel, home, furniture, fashion and retail industries.
Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, our undergraduate and graduate programs
incorporate global marketplace dynamics with a strategic management focus. Our
graduates incorporate art/design and science/technology with management
concepts in creative problem-solving. Our program is equipped with access and
experiences utilizing the latest industry technologies. The majority of the
students have an enriching and intensive study abroad experience. Our program
faculty works closely with industry partners, including the department's
Industry Advisory Board, to develop academic and experiential real-world
learning experiences. Student internships combined with a global alumni
network provide an exceptional value-added experience, with our students
prepared to make an immediate impact in diverse companies throughout the
global supply chain.
Career paths of our graduates are in the areas of brand marketing,
merchandising, retail, sourcing, private brand development, analyst, design,
product development, and public relations and communications.
For more information on the college and the department, please visit our
Essential Job Duties
The Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management is seeking a
recognized leader in textile and apparel design or fashion to join the faculty
as the Cornelson Family Distinguished Professor in Textiles and Apparel
Design. The Cornelson Family Distinguished Professor will be expected to make
major contributions to developing and enhancing the Fashion and Textile Design
program in terms of design strength and visibility, program vision, and in
cultivating a world-class reputation for the program in the global design
community. Responsibilities include leadership in teaching, scholarship,
research and in promoting student learning in the department at the
undergraduate and graduate levels.
Candidates must have demonstrated world-class accomplishments in textile and
apparel design. They must have established an international reputation as a
leader in one or more of these areas of textiles and apparel design or
fashion: knitwear; digital printing; 3D printing; design and manufacturing
innovation; CAD; whole environments (near, middle, far); automotive
textiles; or advanced clothing design for function, aesthetics or protective
performance. The ideal candidate will be a prominent design leader possessing
the vision and experience needed to inspire innovative solutions in textiles
and apparel design research and education that incorporate the combined
talents of multidisciplinary teams.
Inclusiveness and diversity are integral to the University's commitment to
excellence in research, engagement, and education. Candidates who have
demonstrated experience engaging in diversity initiatives such as fostering an
inclusive environment, working with faculty and staff from diverse
backgrounds, and incorporating diverse perspectives in research are strongly
encouraged to apply.
Perform other related duties as assigned by the department head.
Minimum Education and Experience
Candidates for this position should have earned a terminal degree in a
relevant field plus distinguished achievement in a relevant disciplinary area
with significant experience in academia or industry.
Other Required Qualifications
Full Professor with tenure in an accredited institution or meeting the
standard of Professorial rank within the Department of Textile and
Apparel, Technology and Management
Strong commitment to academic and scholarly excellence, and an outstanding
record of scholarly contributions commensurate with the expectations of a
major research university
Demonstrated ability to lead collaborative multi-disciplinary initiatives
and projects in textile and apparel design or fashion
Commitment to mentoring students
Demonstrated outstanding ability as a communicator including publishing
and presenting research in national international forums
Evidence of active experience in diversity initiatives
Demonstrated global leadership in creative scholarship in textile and
apparel design or fashion.
Candidates with industry experience and/or strong collaboration with
Required License(s) or Certification(s)
Valid NC Driver's License required No
Commercial Driver's License required No
Job Open Date 10/06/2021
Anticipated Close Date Open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to your application, please submit the following:
Contact information for professional references
Design portfolio – Please upload as “Other Document (1)” in the
applicant required documents section.
Position Number 00106191
Position Type Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.00
Appointment 9 Month Recurring
Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Mandatory - Adverse Weather
Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Mandatory - Fire/Explosions,
Mandatory - Medical Emergencies, Mandatory - Hazardous Material Incidents,
Mandatory - Transportation Accidents, Mandatory - Evacuations/Natural Hazards,
Mandatory - Utilities/Infrastructure Failure, Mandatory - Threats of
Violence/Terrorism/Interpersonal Emergencies, Other
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Department ID 180701 - Textile & Apparel, Technology
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