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Adjunct Instructor, Fashion Design

Date: Nov 8, 2020

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL


The School of Design aims to prepare its students to be skilled professionals who can ably work in local and global markets while respecting the diversity of the human community. The School of Design is innovative in teaching and in transforming the design disciplines by infusing learning with the newest design thinking methods and technologies. Through inspired interdisciplinary projects and solid corporate partnerships, the School of Design is devoted to furthering its role as a leading design institution.


Our undergraduate and graduate programs empower students in our School of Design with a core of knowledge that provides a solid educational base. Our students are prepared for careers in fashion, communication design, and industrial design by a passionate faculty, rigorous academic endeavors, and a world-class professional practice (co-op) program.


Fashion Design Undergraduate Adjunct Instructors support the mission of the program by teaching core curriculum courses.  All instructors are representative of the program, so it is important that this role is met with professionalism at all levels. Also expected is a dedication to excellence regarding the academic experience of our students.  Adjunct Instructors may be asked to communicate and collaborate with other faculty members of multi-section courses but will not be asked to develop new course syllabi on their own.



  • Administer existing core curriculum syllabi with some potential modification
  • Submit grades for all students enrolled in course
  • Refer students with any special needs or circumstances to DAAP advisers when necessary
  • Coordinate with other faculty members for multi-section course alignment


Minimum Qualifications

  • An educational degree of Bachelor’s in Fashion Design or a closely related field and a minimum of two years of industry experience in Fashion Design or a closely related field or a Master’s Degree in Fashion Design. 
  • One or more years of university-level teaching experience is preferred.


Additional Qualifications

  • Critical thinking and Design research practice
  • Textiles, including fibers, fabric development, dyeing methods, surface manipulation capabilities




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 50362


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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