1+ months

Part-time Faculty

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Part-time Faculty
Requisition Number DU10178
Department Name 8N700:Product Design
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $2200-$3200
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
MS, MFA, or equivalent terminal degree in industrial design, digital product design, UX/UI, or related discipline is preferred. Will consider candidates who have a BA/BFA in these fields, plus extensive relevant professional experience.
Required Related Experience
• Demonstrated utilization of Autodesk Fusion 360 in the product development process.
• Demonstrated ability to teach software to individuals with a range of prior or technical knowledge.
• If teaching remotely, familiarity with organizing and delivering materials via video-conferencing platforms.

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Ability to deliver in-person or online instruction, and possibly to meet students in person to review physical output of course.
Wednesdays, 2:00-4:00 pm; online or in person; January 9, 2023 through May 15, 2023.
Job Summary
The Department of Product Design in the College of Design seeks applicants for a part-time faculty position to teach PRD 151: CAD II. As the second of three CAD courses in the PRD curriculum, this 1-credit course focuses on learning Autodesk Fusion 360. In addition to training students in the use of this CAD package, the instructor should be able to bridge concepts of software skill acquisition with design process. The College of Design has digital fabrication equipment to support some physical output from course lessons and learning objectives including 3D printing and laser cutting.

Interested applicants should complete an online application and include the following:

• Curriculum Vitae highlighting product development experience and CAD knowledge.
• 3-5 links to project examples where you’ve utilized CAD for product design or development (include links in a document uploaded as Specific Request 1)
• Names and contact information for two (2) references who can speak to the candidate’s teaching abilities and specific CAD experience/knowledge.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
• Strong verbal and written communication abilities.

• Proficiency with specific CAD software (Autodesk Fusion 360).

• Knowledge of digital fabrication workflows.

• Ability to quickly learn and utilize the university’s course management system (Canvas).
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 12/31/9999
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2022-12-14 Expires: 2023-04-19

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