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Position Title:Professional Lecturer in Fashion Technology
Posting Number:1091
Department:Fashion Program
Type of Position:Full Time
Classification:Faculty
Duration of Position:9 Month
Work Schedule:M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM
Number of Hours Per Week:37.5
Number of Position Openings:1
Brief Summary:

The Fashion Program and the School of Communication & the Arts invite applicants for a non-tenure-track, full-time, Professional Lecturer Position, commencing Fall 2017.  Primary duties include teaching undergraduate courses from introductory to advanced levels of Digital Fashion Design I and II, Product Lifecycle Management, Excel software, digital fabric printing, 3-D printing, and other emerging technologies.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong digital and creative skill set and the ability to teach and critique student work based on standards of the fashion industry.  The Fashion Program within the School of Communication & the Arts offers a BFA in Fashion Design, and a BS in Fashion Merchandising with concentrations available in Business, Fashion Promotion, and Product Development and is nationally and internationally recognized for program excellence.  To learn more about the Fashion Program, please visit http://www.marist.edu/fashion.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach four course sections per semester.  Course topics may include some or all of the following:  Digital Fashion Design I, Digital Fashion Design II (both including Adobe Suite), Advanced Fashion Lifecycle Software, 3-D printing, laser cutting, body scanning and other emerging technologies.  Faculty are also strongly encouraged to create new courses within emerging technologies, and collaborate with students via independent study and research projects. 
  • Additional duties include student advising, and faculty support for the production of the annual Marist Silver Needle Runway production and the annual Marist Fashion Magazine. 
  • Oversight, supply ordering, and maintenance scheduling to support technical labs and equipment management, as well as that of a scheduled makers’ space technical workspace.

Qualifications:

Master’s degree in a relevant field is strongly preferred.  A Bachelor’s degree, supported by extensive high level experience in the fashion industry will also be considered.  Teaching experience is preferred. Candidates should have strong technical and aesthetic skills, and the ability to teach a diverse range of technology with flexibility and grace.

Required Applicant Documents:Resume, Cover Letter, References, Teaching Philosophy
Position Open Date:04/27/2017

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