Fashion Management - Assistant Professor (Full-time, Tenure-Track Faculty) (Fall 2025)

Fashion Management - Assistant Professor (Full-time, Tenure-Track Faculty) (Fall 2025)

locationSan Antonio, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/18/2024
Full Time

Fashion Management - Assistant Professor (Full-time, Tenure-Track Faculty) (Fall 2025)

UIW Mission

Position Summary
The Fashion Management Program invites full-time faculty candidates for Fashion Merchandising Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) within the School of Media and Design beginning fall 2025. The Fashion Management Program offers two concentrations in face-to face format:
  1. Merchandising
  2. Apparel Product Development and Design.

Full-time faculty at UIW are expected to teach four courses in the fall semester and four courses in the spring semester. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission. Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service and professional activities.

Essential Functions
  1. Participate in curriculum development and advancement of the respective program.
  2. Prepare and deliver consistent, interactive lectures which align with curriculum goals.
  3. Work collaboratively with departmental faculty to ensure curriculum outcomes and accreditation standards are met.
  4. Prepare timely and meaningful assessments for each course including student learning outcomes.
  5. Mentor and provide academic advising each semester.
  6. Provide individual assistance to students during weekly office hours.
  7. Conduct respectful relationships with faculty, staff, and students both in and outside the classroom.
  8. Perform regular scholarly research and publication.
  9. Provide service to the respective department, college, university, community, and profession.
  10. Adhere to UIW Faculty Handbook policies and processes including timely record keeping of student activities, fair and equitable evaluation of student performance, and timely feedback to students regarding their performance in the course.
  11. Adhere to UIW policies and procedures as identified in the Employee Handbook.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Duties

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Effective instructional delivery.
  • Proficient in or ability to effectively learn and use instructional technology.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to actively engage students in the learning process.
  • Ability to conduct respectful relationships with students both in and outside the classroom.
  • Ability to take initiative, work collaboratively in a team, and thrive in a demanding environment.
  • Ability to work collegially and productively within the university community.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Education
Earned Doctorate in Fashion Merchandising, Apparel & Textiles, Retailing, or an earned Doctorate in a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in a relevant teaching field from an accredited institution of higher education.

Note that ABD status will be considered with degree completion required before date of assignment.

Required Work Experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to teach fashion courses at the undergraduate level such as: Promotional Strategies, Merchandising Math, Buying, Social Media Marketing, E-tailing and E-commerce, Global Fashion Economics, Quality Assurance, and other related courses.
  • Evidence of scholarship, professional activities, and service.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional experience in the fashion industry.
  • Previous higher education teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
  • Experience teaching a diverse population of students and bringing a knowledge of professional and industry practices to the classroom.
  • Passion for student empowerment and success.
  • A maintained record of scholarly/creative accomplishments appropriate to discipline.

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations
None specified.

Work Hours
Typical for full-time faculty.

Physical Demands
Typical for faculty in this discipline

Posting Number: UN835PO
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Faculty
Desired Start Date: 08/11/2025
Position End Date (if temporary):
Reports To: Dean, School of Media & Design
Salary: $75,000 annualized
Open Date: 08/01/2024
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

To apply, visit https://jobs.uiw.edu/postings/25493

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).jeid-3845238ec5acb64bb62c7402c2a313df