Job Details
Posting Date
08/02/2021 Expiry Date 08/03/2021 Job Reference Number: 1584-2021-02-08T12:27:40
Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Full Professor in Fashion Design and Textile
Category Faculty Members College of Fine Arts
College Fine Arts and Design
Department Fashion Design with textile
Job Purpose

The College of Fine Arts and Design seeks a qualified candidate to teach full time fashion design and textile courses beginning September 2021.

Main accountabilities & expectations

Ability to teach design studio and related courses in the area of fashion design and    textile, with a special interest in teaching history of fashion or representation (drawing, CAD), pattern making, advanced textile printing courses.

•     Strong research abilities and design activities.

•     Outstanding design skills with industry experience.

•     Academically advise undergraduate students.

•     Participate in Program/Department and College assignments, activities, & events.

•     Actively participate in relevant professional activities in order to improve teaching and subject matter competence.

•     Serve on faculty committees as appointed or elected.

•           Participate in engaged scholarship (Community Engagement) and other activities as assigned by the Department Chair or College Dean.

Job Specific Accountabilities
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Preferred Qualification & Experience

Applicants holding PhD/MFD/MDes degree or equivalent with an excellent record of academic performance and/or industry experience. 


Minimum 3 years teaching experience in higher education institutions or 5 years fulltime industry experience in an established business or company.


Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
Competencies

Preference given to candidates demonstrating:

    • Effective teaching skills and professional experience.
    • Experience in teaching and learning digital media and technology.
    • Solid knowledge of CAD.
    • Ability to teach courses in support of design studio.
    • Good record in related research or fashion industry.
    •  established business or company.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills (in English).
    • Strong interpersonal skills towards effective professor-student interactions, both one-on-one (student interaction) and in group (classroom) sessions.
    • Sincere interest in assisting each student within a diverse and multi-cultural community to maximize their academic and personal potential. 


Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 3 or more
Living In UAE Open for all