Professor of Fashion

Professor of Fashion Location: Savannah Position Number F01232 Position Type: Full Time Position Title Professor of Fashion Specialty: Fashion Category: Work Year: Academic Year

SCAD seeks a full-time professor to join the internationally recognized fashion program in historic Savannah, Ga.

In this position, you will use your enthusiasm for mentoring exceptional students to teach the history of fashion as well as the technical skills necessary for students to hone their abilities. The SCAD fashion program has a strong partnership with several top brands, including Chanel, Dior, YSL, and more, who send representatives to work with SCAD students. From these professional collaborations to the annual SCAD FASHION shows that feature curated undergraduate and graduate work for star-studded audiences, the SCAD fashion program is also the runway from which tomorrow’s designers launch their careers.

The successful candidate has extensive experience in fashion design, including womenswear, menswear, knitwear, contemporary, and denim, among others. Strong technical sewing, flat pattern cutting, and draping skills are vital to this role, as is knowledge of the manufacturing process. The candidate should be proficient in concept development and innovation, from 2D to 3D, and have a broad knowledge of collection development, textiles, and other materials used in creating a final product.

SCAD Savannah is woven throughout one of the best small cities in the U.S., as named by Condé Nast Traveler. The city of Savannah’s inviting climate and a culturally rich downtown provide a living laboratory for the study of art and design and a dynamically layered learning environment in which students, faculty, and staff flourish. This is your chance to work with students in a vibrant and entrepreneurial workplace that embraces innovation, creativity, and collaboration.

  • Terminal degree or its equivalent in fashion or related discipline
  • University-level teaching experience preferred
  • Proficient with Zoom and fashion design software such as CLO and CAD
  • Ability to be credentialed according to SACS guidelines and/or justified to teach
Posting Date: Closing Date: Open Until Filled No ADA TAG
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Special instructions to applicants:
Note: Only complete packages will be considered. An unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, cover letter, resume or CV, and portfolio are required. For the portfolio, you have the option to upload electronic documents/images, or a URL.
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Portfolio

  • Optional Documents
  • Other Document
  • Student Work Samples
  • Supplemental Questions
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