The Fashion Department is searching for a new colleague who is committed to the success of our students both in and outside of the classroom. Teaching load is normally 6 courses per year. This position would include a course release for acting as design studio coordinator. The specific teaching assignments will depend on the candidate’s areas of expertise and experience as well as departmental needs. Possibilities include: Introductory sewing labs, Intermediate and Advanced Construction, Patternmaking, Draping, Textiles, Fashion History and Senior Seminar Design. Academic advising of students is a responsibility that is taken on after successful completion of the first year. Active participation in recruiting students and in departmental events is expected.
Faculty have the opportunity to develop new and innovative courses, and may choose to offer courses in January term or Summer Session. In addition, our faculty have the opportunity to partner with students in Albright’s Creative Research Experience (ACRE) during January interim and summer sessions. This program provides internal funding for student/faculty collaborative research.
This faculty position is situated within the Fashion Department which is an integral part of Albright College’s Center for the Arts. It is consistently one of the top 5 enrolled majors on campus. Last year Albright was ranked number 20 on the list of top private fashion design schools in the United States.