26 Apr 2016

Lecturer or Clinical Assistant Professor of Industrial Design | School of Art + Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

School of Art + Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Full-time faculty position: Lecturer or Clinical Assistant Professor of Industrial Design 

The School of Art + Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, Lecturer or Clinical Assistant Professor of Industrial Design for a teaching-focused appointment beginning August 16, 2016. This appointment requires service for one nine-month academic year, with the possibility of an extension beyond the first year, depending on performance and the availability of work.

Qualifications
Terminal degree (MFA, MDes or equivalent) in Industrial Design required. Some undergraduate industrial design teaching experience is essential, studio teaching experience is preferred. In addition, the successful candidate will have the following:

  • Ability to teach CAD Solidworks design modeling and assembly software.
  • Demonstrated experience in product form-giving, utilizing both hand and rapid prototyping methods.
  • Accomplished in design drawing to communicate product design concepts.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Working knowledge of one or more design applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

Application procedures 

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by May 23, 2016. For a full position description and to apply, please visit jobs.illinois.edu. The committee will begin reviewing applications before then but no decision will be made until after the close date.

 

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).