Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor in Fashion Design-Apparel - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID 459

Teach full load of courses in Fashion Design-Apparel, advise students, develop curriculum.


Develop and teach curriculum for an emerging new program in Fashion Design. Primary teaching responsibilities to be determined. Other responsibilities include providing strategic vision for the College of Creative Arts to expand the existing Fashion Design minor into a co-major in Fashion, developing new, flexible and distinctive global curriculum including interdisciplinary courses/topics relevant to student practice across the division and in partnership with the Farmer School of Business, with potential to develop digital fashion design courses, new on-line, winter, summer and international co-major and graduate curriculum; advise students.

Expected to benchmark model programs, partner with Miami University Career Services and College of Creative Arts departments and programs (Architecture + Interior Design, Art, Music, and Theatre, Interactive Media, Art Museum, and Performing Arts), and broaden internship profiles and alumni networking. 

One-year renewable appointment, dependent upon funding and performance for reappointment.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned Master’s in Fashion Design with teaching experience (for appointment as Instructor); MFA (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor). 

Additional required documents for submission:  Three letters of reference; portfolio of examples of creative activity/professional work, and work by students (if available). Submit portfolio, in PDF format or weblink, and have letters of reference sent via e-mail to Applicants may, at their option, submit a hardcopy portfolio to: Search Committee/Fashion, 106 Center for the Performing Arts, College of Creative Arts, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056.

Preferred Qualifications

MFA; industry experience; previous experience with writing curriculum, developing initiatives and grant proposals.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Creative Arts College
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Fashion & Textile Design
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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