As one of the most comprehensive design colleges in the country, the College of Design’s vision is to be the recognized leader in advancing transformative thinking and practice, and reinventing our disciplines and professions for a new century.
In order to prepare our students to confront the real challenges of our time, every College of Design graduate from the University of Minnesota will: • Be able to apply design thinking as a way to address issues big and small confronting the local and world community • Understand and be prepared for the social, environmental, and economic ramifications of each problem they address and every decision they make in their work • Not only be able to conceive unique ideas, but be capable of implementing those ideas through actionable plans, projects, or strategies.
The Department of Design, Housing and Apparel in the College of Design is seeking an instructor for our 3606 Interior Design Studio VI with experience in interior design problems dealing with medium-scale spaces and focus on medium office design.The instructor is required to provide instructional delivery of a specific course based on the course objectives and student learning outcomes defined by the program faculty and within the time scheduled for the course.
This is a temporary, non-tenured, Academic Professional and Administrative (P&A) position, paid on a per course basis. Typically these appointments are arranged semester by semester and employment is contingent upon the course meeting its enrollment target. This position is not eligible for benefits.
This position is contributing to and supporting the mission of the land-grant university.
Instructor is required to hold office hours each week to allow students access to them outside of the classroom.
Instructor is required to be timely in grading and returning student assignments and in entering final grades within three business days of the final exam or presentation date.
Instructor is encouraged to participate in department committees and in portfolio review (if applicable).
To be hired as a Teaching Specialist: Master’s or Bachelor's degree plus substantial professional recognition and experience
To be hired as a Lecturer: A terminal degree, Ph.D. or MFA is required in the subject field or a closely related discipline
Experience teaching design courses, including studio courses, at the collegiate level
Evidence of competence to teach in content area is required
Proven excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Evidence of attention to cultural diversity in teaching
Technologically innovative approach to teaching
Experience working collaboratively with academic departments and in the community
Interior design degree, along with interior design practice experience
National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) certificate holder or be NCIDQ exam eligible
Internal Number: 339893
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