1+ months

Part-time Instructor

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Part-time Instructor
Requisition Number DU09597
Department Name 8N700:Product Design
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $2500-$3500
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
Minimum BS, BA, BFA in industrial or product design, or related discipline.
Required Related Experience
Proficiency with existing digital sketching/visualization tools (Procreate, Sketchbook Pro, similar)
Familiarity with emerging digital visualization tools (Mental Canvas, similar).
Familiarity with Learning Management Systems (Canvas, Blackboard, similar).

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Ability to deliver instruction online or in person
Job Summary
The Product Design Program is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic design visualizer to teach sophomore-level students about advanced sketching techniques and digital tools for communication of product concepts. As part of the Design Competencies module category that extends instruction of basic technical skills introduced in the core curriculum, this 1-credit course builds upon introductory analog product drawing techniques and incorporates digital tools and techniques. The course meets once per week for two hours, Aug. 22-Dec. 7, 2022, and can be taught remotely. Proficiency with digital sketching and visualization tools (ex: Procreate, Autodesk Sketchbook Pro, Mental Canvas, etc.) is required.

Interested applicants should submit the following:
• Resume or Curriculum Vita (CV)
• Cover Letter
• Specific Request 1: Portfolio demonstrating drawing/sketching and incorporation of digital tools in product development process.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
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: 2022-08-31 Expires: 2023-04-06

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Part-time Instructor

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Lexington, KY 40507

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