Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Apparel and Merchandising program within the Department of Design & Merchandising, College of Health and Human Sciences at Colorado State University. This is a 9-month, tenure-track position. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in in Merchandising, including courses in one or more of the following areas: merchandise buying/math, merchandise management, retailing, global issues in the textile and apparel industries, product development, international trade, and global supply chain management; advising undergraduate and graduate students; conducting research; seeking external funding; and participating in service/outreach/ engagement activities. Colorado State University is committed to building and maintaining a high quality faculty that reflects the diversity of the populations that we serve. We encourage applications from candidates with the ability to advance the departmentís commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities. The targeted start date for the position is August 2014.
The candidate is required to hold an earned Ph.D. degree in Merchandising or a closely related field at time of appointment and to provide evidence of: successful teaching in higher education; the ability to advise undergraduate and graduate students, including directing graduate research; the ability to conduct and disseminate research; the ability to secure external funding in support of research, teaching, and/or outreach; and the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and administrators.
Preferred qualifications include industry experience and/or established industry partnerships, competency in current technology used in the merchandising and retailing field, international research experience, familiarity with social responsibility and environmental sustainability issues as they relate to apparel and textiles, and demonstrated success in procuring external funding.
Interested persons should send application materials electronically as PDF files to Erin Claussen at email@example.com : letter of application, current vitae, and copies of transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended; statements of teaching and research philosophies; and four (4) references with postal addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers. References will not be contacted without prior notification to candidates. Applications and nominations will be considered until the position is filled; however, to ensure full consideration applications should be received by January 10, 2014. The search may be extended until a suitable candidate is identified. Applicants may learn more about this position and the University from Dr. Karen Hyllegard, Search Chair at 970.491.4627 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and from the DM homepage at http://www.dm.chhs.colostate.edu/. For general information please contact Erin Claussen at 970.491.0558 or email@example.com .
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