Adjunct Instructor Merchandising and Digital Retailing, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

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Posting Title

Adjunct InstructorDepartment: UNT-Merch & Digital Retailing-137300

Job Location: Denton

Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time

Department Summary

The Department of Merchandising and Digital Retailing (MDR) prepares students for leadership positions in the dynamic and ever-evolving fashion and retail industries. As new consumer trends collide with innovations in technology, opportunities abound for graduates of our unique degree programs in merchandising, home furnishings merchandising, consumer experience management, digital retailing, and retailing.

Position Summary

The Department of Merchandising and Digital Retailing seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Instructor Pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for Fall 2021, Spring 2022, and Summer 2022 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses to develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

The anticipated need is for 1) Profit-centered merchandising (Excel), 2) E-commerce platforms, 3) digital channels, 4) visual merchandising and promotion, 5) digital retail analytics, 6) consumer analytics and visualization, 7) trend analysis and forecasting, 8) consumer behavior, 9) global sourcing, 10) sustainable merchandising, 11) aesthetics and the environment, 12) brand development 13) social psychology of dress, 14) historic costume.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in merchandising or closely aligned field with graduate work or industry expertise in course content.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree required in retail/merchandising or closely aligned area. Industry experience a plus.

Work Schedule: Varied

Driving University Vehicle: No

Security Sensitive: This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Physical Requirements: Ability to communicate

Posting Number: A345P

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