|ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - #1219
Department: Family and Consumer Science
College of Agriculture
Position: Assistant Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences, Textiles, Design and Merchandising focus; nine-month academic year, tenure-track appointment with 65% teaching, 25% research, 5% advising, and 5% service.
Responsibilities: This faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the textiles, design and merchandising area that may include but are not limited to: apparel production and design and/or interior design; merchandising and/or textile science. In addition, the individual will be expected to conduct research/creative endeavor related to the textiles and merchandising or design fields and acquire external funding as appropriate for such scholarship; contribute to advising and recruitment of both undergraduate and graduate students throughout the calendar year; and provide service to the department, college, university and discipline.
Required qualifications: Earned doctorate at time of appointment, with at least one degree in apparel, interiors, textiles, and/or merchandising, or closely related area; established college-level teaching record as graduate student, instructor or above; demonstrated research/creative scholarship that includes a record of refereed/adjudicated publications, presentations, and/or design submissions; demonstrated effectiveness in teaching, advising, and service consistent with appointment.
Preferred qualifications: Industry or business experience; professional involvement in community, membership in appropriate professional and/or academic organizations.
About UW: The University of Wyoming, a land-grant institution, is the state's only provider of baccalaureate and graduate education, research, and outreach services. UW combines major-university benefits and small-school advantages, renowned faculty, and world-class research facilities all set against the idyllic backdrop of southeastern Wyoming's rugged mountains and high plains. UW offers varied academic and lifestyle opportunities including year-round cultural and recreational activities. Recognized as 5th in America's Best College Buys, UW offers 197 areas of study, a low student/faculty ratio, and is among the nation's top universities ranked by U.S. News &; World Report and Forbes. Located in Laramie, UW draws over 13,000 students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries. Laramie offers excellent schools, a hospital, and several long-term care facilities. UW cultural programming provides the community with many cultural experiences throughout the year. The nearby Medicine Bow National Forest and Rocky Mountains provide quick access to hiking, biking, skiing, rock climbing, fishing, hunting, or camping. Denver is less than two-and-a-half hours away and offers shopping, concerts, theatre, professional sporting events, and international flight connections.
The University's policy has been, and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without regard to such matters as race, sex, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University Regulations.
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Additional information regarding the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences can be found at www.uwyo.edu/fcs.
Starting date: August 2014—or as negotiated.
Closing date: Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013 and continue until position is filled.
Application Materials Required:
Application: Send electronic files of the following: letter of application, including a brief summary of teaching, scholarship, and research experiences and future activities and interests; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official copies will be required from the successful candidate as well as a criminal background check) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For inquires and further information please call 307-766-5688 or 307-766-4145.