Lecturer (Design) (25%) - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States

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Position: Non-tenure-track Lecturer in Design, part-time (25% FTE)

Date of Appointment: January 1, 2016.

Qualifications: MFA in Design or related field. This position requires the understanding and ability to teach both 2/d and 3/d design, and a demonstrated interest in collaborative design work between graphic design, industrial design, and business in a hybrid online/on-campus learning environment. Applicants must have demonstrated experience in materials and processes, sustainable design practice, knowledge of Okala® or Sustainable Minds®, design process, product development, professional practice and presentation, and online teaching. College teaching experience and effective communication skills are preferred.

Duties: Teach AD363: Product Development; manage and teach the course via both distance learning software and on-campus teaching, demonstrating, mentoring, and critique; and collaborate with current Design faculty members in regard to course content.

Design Program: The Design department is housed in 2,400sq/ft of newly renovated space that includes the Design Research Studio with 21" and 24" Wacom Cintiqs, a fabrication lab consisting of two 3D printers, a laser cutter, vinyl cutter, and other fabrication equipment, a complete wood and metal shop. All junior and senior level students are required to have their own laptop computer with all required software. All classes are taught in wi-fi-equipped classrooms supporting integration of hand and computer skills. The Design program has 136 students enrolled in its two specializations.

The School: The School of Art and Design offers: a BFA degree with specializations in Art Education, Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture, Ceramics, Glass, Metals, Industrial Design, and Communication Design; BA degrees in Art Education, Art History, and General Studio; a BS degree in Education with a specialization in Art (offered through the College of Education); an MFA degree with specializations in Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture, Ceramics, Glass, Metals/Blacksmithing and Design; an MA in Art History and Visual Culture, and a graduate certificate in Art History.

The School of Art and Design (SoAD) has a computer lab with 19 iMacs and 6 Mac Pro machines. Those machines have a comprehensive set of design software, and office productivity. The lab's hardware includes color flatbed scanners and slide scanners. Printers include a 44" wide, full-color plotter and other print options.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale has an enrollment of approximately 17,000 students and is classified by Carnegie as a High Research University. The School of Art and Design, which is housed in the College of Liberal Arts, has 22 full-time faculty members, approximately 300 undergraduate majors, and 43 graduate students and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190; (703) 437-0700.

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Keyword Phrases

  • Lecturer (Design) (25%)
  • Where brains and heart intersect
  • Inclusive excellence
  • Access, opportunity, innovation and teaching
  • Design (generic)
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Fine Arts / Applied Arts Online
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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