Teaching. Teach undergraduate courses in three or more of the following topics: dress and culture focusing on domestic diversity, e-commerce or online fashion retailing, buying and sourcing of fashion products, and/or other related merchandising topics as needed and developed.
Research. Pursue an active research agenda in consumer behavior related field, including grant writing, publishing in refereed journals, and presentation of research to professional organizations.
General. Provide service to the university and community. Participate in the working process of TAPAC Accreditation application and the continuing development of undergraduate merchandising program. Maintain contacts and activity with professional associations and pursue connections with industries.
Contingent upon availability of funds.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online (www.jobs.ecu.edu) in order to be considered for the position. In addition to creating the candidate profile, candidates must submit the following materials online: (1) Cover letter addressing the qualifications and responsibilities of position. (2) Names and contact information for two to three professional references. (3) Current curriculum vitae.
Incomplete applications cannot be considered.
As part of the screening process, the references provided may be contacted. Official transcripts, two to three letters of reference, criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.
Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to: Lee Gaylord (IDMR Search) 1000 East 5th Street ECU Rivers West 238 Mailstop 505 Greenville, NC 27858
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Ph.D. in Apparel and Textiles, or closely related field including Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management or Fashion Merchandising is required, however, ABD candidates may be considered. Candidates with Ph.D. conferred at the time of initial appointment will hold the probationary rank of Assistant Professor. ABD candidates will also be initially appointed with the probationary term rank of Assistant Professor and must have the terminal degree conferred prior to your first reappointment. Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 940772
Organizational Unit Overview:
The College of Health and Human Performance has six units: Human Development and Family Science, Health Education and Promotion, Interior Design and Merchandising, Kinesiology, Recreation and Leisure Studies, and a School of Social Work. These academic units are responsible for teaching the courses and advising students in each unit.
The Department of Interior Design and Merchandising offers two academic programs and a variety of experiences for students. Our academic programs include a BS in Interior Design and a BS in Fashion Merchandising and Consumer Studies. The BS in Merchandising has two distinct concentrations in Fashion and the other in Interiors. All of our programs are fully accredited.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.