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Faculty Associate in Fashion – ASU FIDM


The Fashion program on the Downtown Phoenix, Los Angeles, and Online campuses at Arizona State University invites applications for Faculty Associates to teach undergraduate courses online and/or on-campus in: Fashion

These positions are one semester appointments, part time, non-benefits eligible with no tenure implications. A typical Faculty Associate course load is one to two classes per semester. Teaching duties include:  preparing course materials, responding to and evaluating student work, and availability for one-on-one assistance (via weekly office hours for on-campus classes and electronically for online classes). 

The number of courses is contingent upon needs, funding, and sufficient enrollment. Individuals hired as Faculty Associates may not hold multiple, non-benefits-eligible appointments at Arizona State University. Faculty Associate assignments are paid $1,500 per credit hour over the length of the session.

Anticipated start date is: Fall 2024, Session A, B and/or C OR Spring 2025 Session A, B, or C

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is the largest comprehensive design and arts school in the country and is located within a dynamic research university focused on transformative change. Built on a unique combination of disciplines, the Herberger Institute comprises the Schools of ArtArts, Media and Engineering; ASU FIDM; Music, Dance and TheatreThe Design School; The Sidney Poitier New American Film School, and the ASU Art Museum. The Herberger Institute is committed to developing and scaling ideas that strengthen the role of designers and artists across all areas of society and culture, and increasing the capacity of artists and designers to make a difference in their communities. For more information on the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, visit herbergerinstitute.asu.edu.

For more information about ASU FIDM, please visit asufidm.asu.edu. 

Associate’s degree in a relevant field + 4 years of industry experience or a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field + 2 years of industry experience
Demonstrated evidence of commitment to teaching excellence

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in relevant field 
Record of scholarly publication and/or evidence of professional development in relevant field
Minimum of two years of post-secondary teaching experience

The application deadline is 7/25/2024. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool.  Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.

Faculty Associate vacancy announcements will be posted on an semester basis. Applicants who are not hired within the current academic year are welcome to re-apply - applications do not roll forward from the previous pool recruitment.

This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be accepted. To apply, please submit electronically to: (apply.interfolio.com/144648) the following:

  • Cover Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita (CV)
  • Contact information for 3 additional references (must include name, email, phone number)

The applicant’s legal first and last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair: Kevin Godfrey-Chevalier, kevin.godfreychevalier@asu.edu   

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A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

(See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)


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