Cornelson Professor of Distinction in Textiles and Apparel Design

North Carolina State University

United States

November 6, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number PG191250EP

Internal Recruitment No Working Title Cornelson Professor of Distinction in Textiles and Apparel Design Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate based upon qualifications and experience 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 website: textiles.ncsu.edu/tatm/.

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.

Other Responsibilities

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
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated global leadership in creative scholarship in textile and apparel design or fashion.
  • Candidates with industry experience and/or strong collaboration with industry partners.
  • Required License(s) or Certification(s)

    N/A

    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:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Contact information for professional references
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • 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 AA/EEO

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    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
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  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • Other Document (1)
  • Optional Documents

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