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Assistant Professor of Apparel Product Development

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 29, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Other Arts
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Assistant Professor of Apparel Product Development

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time:

Position Summary:
The individual will teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to apparel design, product development, and current industry technology; establish and maintain a strong program of research and/or creative scholarship resulting in peer-reviewed publications and/or juried design exhibitions; seek funding to support this scholarship; outreach to Idaho teachers who instruct in areas of apparel and textiles; mentor graduate students; and provide service to the university, community, and profession. Courses taught will include the following.

ATD 428/528 Design and Development for the Client (alternate years)
ATD 339 Apparel Technology (alternate years)
ATD 413/513 Portfolio Development
ATD 325/525 Digital Patternmaking and Technical Design
ATD 424/524 Senior Experience: Design Capstone
ATD NEW Graduate Apparel Design Research Course (alternative years)

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Doctorate in textiles, apparel, design, or doctoral dissertation related to educational approaches in the field of textiles, apparel, and design. ABD applicants must have degree requirements completed at time of hire.
  • Experience, expertise and/or interest in conducting interdisciplinary work within the realm of textiles, apparel, design, and/or technology.
  • At least 5 years experience working in the apparel, textiles, and/or design industry.
  • Experience using and teaching technologies used in the apparel, textiles, and/or design industry.
  • Experience obtaining internal and/or external funding.
  • Experience publishing in refereed journals.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Classroom teaching experience at the college or university level with evidence of effectiveness and excellence.
  • Experience working with secondary school FCS teachers.
  • Experience working in teams.
  • Experience with distance education methodologies and online instruction.
  • Demonstrated ability or potential to involve undergraduate students in faculty-directed research and/or mentor undergraduate students in independent research.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: F001253P

Posting Date: 05/28/2024

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by June 25, 2024 will receive first consideration.

Along with your on-line application, write a letter of qualification addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications listed.

In addition, your application materials must include a CV, names & contact information for at least three (3) professional references, and unofficial transcripts.

For Questions, Please Contact:

Name: Shelley McGuire
School: Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Number: 208-596-5032 Email:

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit:

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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