Major Duties: - Teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in merchandising and related subjects.- Mentor/advise undergraduate and graduate students including study abroad.- Conduct research and actively seek external funding to support research and scholarly activities.- Participate in curriculum development and program evaluation.- Maintain active engagement in external professional experiences and networking.- Service to the department, college, university, community, and professional organizations.
Minimum Qualifications: - Earned doctorate (or completion of doctorate by the end of the fall semester 2019) from an accredited institution in fashion merchandising or closely related field.- Evidence of successful teaching experience in undergraduate merchandising courses.- Recent research/scholarly activities.- Experience with or promise of seeking external funding.- Strong classroom, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
Internal Number: 352_56787
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.