Tarleton State University, a member of the Texas A&M System, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Instructor position in the area of Fashion Studies or Interior Design. The successful candidate will develop and teach undergraduate courses in design, textiles, and merchandising. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to engage in curriculum development, provide support for program growth, advise students and maintain an active and successful recruitment and retention program. This faculty member will maintain an appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry.
The appointment carries a full-time, nine-month contract to commence at the beginning of the 2019-2020 Academic Year.
Applications should include the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of all transcripts, contact information for three references, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Finalists will send in additional materials upon request of the committee that may include teaching videos and letters of recommendation. First consideration will be given to applications received by February 28, 2019. A review of applications will begin as they are received.
Please direct questions to the Search Committee Chairperson: Tim Harding (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Responsibilities: 80% Teaching: Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning.
20% Service: Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising and orientation. Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty.
Required Education and Experience: Graduate (Masterâ™s level or above) degree in Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Studies, Interior Design or related field.
Preference will be given to candidates with teaching or industry experience.
Internal Number: R-015661
About Tarleton State University
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.* Please note job openings are updated on a weekly basis *
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