The U.S. textiles industry is resurgent with new local and global investment in innovation. The Wilson College of Textiles aims to realize its vision as the global leader in textiles innovation in education, research and service by growing our faculty and staff. We are actively seeking world-class candidates to join our team in a number of key roles. We hope you may consider becoming a part of our close-knit family community or nominating an outstanding individual to join us.
“We are in the early stages of a resurgent U.S. textiles industry that requires innovation throughout the textiles enterprise, from design to product development. We need new and diverse talent to drive innovation in curricula, research and professional engagement with the textiles, apparel and related industries. This includes polymers, fibers, textile and apparel products as well as processes that meet the demands of various markets, such as performance systems for the military, first responders and athletes. Stakeholders require advanced education and training in order to remain competitive, and all textile, apparel and retail companies require a supply of high quality, dynamic career-ready graduates.”
~ Dr. David Hinks, Dean, Wilson College of Textiles
The Wilson College of Textiles is proud of its 118-year legacy of world-class textile education, discovery and engagement with industry and government. We have produced remarkable leaders in North Carolina and throughout the world. For decades, we’ve consistently had career placement rates far higher than the national average, and we have a record enrollment of master’s and doctoral students who will provide advanced impacts in the all areas of the textile complex and related industries.
Winter 2019 Openings
The Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management is searching for a faculty member in Textile Design. The successful candidate should have expertise in fibers, yarns and textile materials including design, development, structure, and technology in academic and/or industrial environments. Responsibilities include teaching, independent scholarly research, and promoting student learning in the design of textiles and textile products.
The Social Media Specialist is a highly visible position in that the Social Media Specialist is charged with developing and managing the online presence and reputation of the Wilson College of Textiles and the College of Sciences. The position is responsible for producing various original content types to be utilized across multiple platforms including social media and web. The Social Media Specialist will develop, implement and execute methods for determining the target audience, increasing visibility with that audience and leveraging digital methods to enhance recruitment, alumni relations and brand building efforts within the colleges.
For questions or candidate nominations, please contact Alicia D. Lecceardone in the Office of Human Resources for the Wilson College of Textiles via email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 919-513-7585, or the chairs of nominating committees as indicated in select job descriptions.