Lecturer in Merchandising

Employer
Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design, Indiana University
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Other Arts, Education, Curriculum & Instruction
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture, and Design (SoAAD) is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic colleague for a full-time Lecturer position in the merchandising program to begin in fall 2022.

SOAAD (https://soaad.indiana.edu/) is dedicated to developing a faculty body composed of diverse scholars and practitioners who wish to be part of the Merchandising program.  We seek a strategic and forward-thinking colleague who is committed to interdisciplinary engagement and exploration of the convergence of the areas of Design, Art, Architecture, and Merchandising. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to educate emerging leaders in the merchandising area of tomorrow.

We are looking for candidates who have the capacity to collaborate with colleagues from a broad range of disciplines, have worked with diverse populations, and have significant professional experience.

We seek candidates who can provide collegial leadership in a team-based environment. This individual must exhibit adaptability in a teaching environment that prepares students to be able to respond to the complex global challenges found in the merchandising industries. We are especially interested in scholars and practitioners who are prepared to teach foundational concepts while preparing students to be able to respond to the complex global challenges found in the merchandising industries.

Position Responsibilities also include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain professional and academic expertise.
  • Teach an annual course load of six courses during the 10-month academic year.
  • Participate in undergraduate curriculum development.
  • Provide departmental, university, and professional service.
  • Maintain an obligation to current relevancy in courses taught while complimenting this skill set of the merchandising faculty. 

Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington is the flagship campus of IU’s eight campuses statewide. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of our world-class contributions in research and the arts.

The School of Art, Architecture + Design houses fourteen different areas in art, design, and merchandising. This is where art, merchandising, architecture, and design merge to shape the future of creativity from imagination to implementation. 

All candidates should have:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree.
  • Seven years experience in the merchandising field

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated record of merchandising accomplishments.
  • Engagement with a proven record of professional organizations beyond the accomplishments in your existing employment.

Review of applications will begin on December 2, 2021, and will continue until a suitable applicant is found. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application materials (CV/resume, letter of application including statement about teaching/mentoring philosophy, design portfolio, and names of three references with their contact information (including a current address, phone number and e-mail address)). Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit applications to https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/11991. Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to: Robin Reynolds, School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University, 139 Fine Arts Building, 1201 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405. Phone: 812-855-2319. Email: rolyreyn@iu.edu

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status..

 

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