Parsons School of Fashion at The New School University is seeking applications from academics, creative practitioners and industry professionals who would like to contribute to teaching on the following programs as part-time faculty members:
In particular, we are looking for expertise in the following areas and the ability to apply skills and knowledge in the context of fashion, broadly considered:
- Materiality and textile innovation - Product design and wearable technology - Systems thinking and human-centered design - Digital communication and marketing - Data analytics and artificial intelligence - Business and entrepreneurship
Part-time faculty are responsible for: developing course content and syllabi in consultation with Program Leadership; attending all classes they are assigned to teach as scheduled by the University; reporting any emergency faculty absences to the PTF Manager and/or Program Leadership; recording student attendance in a timely manner within two days of each class session; and adhering to all University policies (ie., FERPA, exclusive use of New School email, etc.), as outlined in the ACT-UAW Local 7902 Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Baseline qualifications required across all courses: - A Bachelor's degree in a relevant field - 3-5 years of University-level teaching or equivalent industry experience - U.S. Work Authorization (i.e., U.S. Passport or EAD card)
Internal Number: 10725
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The New School, a leading university in downtown New York City, offers degree and nondegree academic programs in design, the social sciences, the liberal arts, management, the arts, and media. Students benefit from small classes, superior resources, and renowned faculty members who practice what they teach. Continuing education courses and public programs place the university at the center of New York’s cultural and intellectual life.
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