The Department of Fiber Science & Apparel Design seeks applicants for an open-rank tenure track faculty position focused on racial and social justice issues in the fashion, apparel and textile industries. The successful candidate will conduct scholarly research and teach courses at the intersection of equity, inclusion and social justice as they relate to industry issues. Topics may include impacts of diverse perspectives or lack of diverse perspectives, cultural appropriation, discrimination and representation in the industry including areas of fashion design, employment/human resources, supply chain, retail environment, working conditions/labor, media and marketing. Focus on under-represented groups in the fashion, apparel and textile industries via supply chain, production, economics, consumer behavior and design may inform research and teaching.
This search is part of the College of Human Ecologyfaculty cohort hire to advance scholarship and practice addressing social justice, centering it as a critical area of expertise and strength throughout the college. This initiative is part of a comprehensive and collaborative college-wide effort to bring together a cohort of scholars who are committed to studying race, ethnicity, and culture, including the nature, persistence, and consequences of inequality.
The full position description and details on how to apply can be found here: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17894
The Department of Fiber Science & Apparel Design