Job Opportunities

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.


Summer 2018 Openings


The Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science is seeking talented and motivated candidates for a tenure track faculty position in textile technology. Candidates must have expertise in the areas of textile manufacturing processes such as yarn and fabric formation and other relevant technologies.


The Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management Lab Technician is part of a team tasked with the installation, operation, maintenance and training of specialty textile product development technologies such as computer controlled looms, laser cutting/etching, electronically-controlled flat-bed knitting machines, hand-held knitting machines, embroidery machines, and handscreen printing equipment, maintenance related tasks.

For questions or candidate nominations, please contact Alicia D. Lecceardone in the Office of Human Resources for the Wilson College of Textiles via email or phone 919-513-7585, or the chairs of nominating committees as indicated in select job descriptions.