Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor in Design Thinking
February 14, 2018
Higher Education Institution
The College of Creative Arts: Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor: a dynamic and passionate faculty member to join our growing Design Thinking program starting Fall 2018. The successful candidate will value a collaborative environment, entrepreneurial thinking, interdisciplinary approaches, and dedication to providing quality undergraduate instruction. The Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor will join an interdisciplinary team to teach multiple sections of CCA 111 - Innovation, Creativity and Design Thinking. Additional duties may include developing new courses in design thinking and/or other new initiatives involving creativity, innovation and design thinking. This faculty member will also be expected to engage in service to the department, division, university and/or community at large. The appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor is a 9-month non-tenure-eligible appointment with benefits. The appointment may be recommended for additional one-year terms up to 5 years depending on performance and funding.
Require: Terminal degree in field related to design thinking and applied experience (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor); Master's degree in field related to design thinking and applied experience (for appointment as Instructor); dedication to providing quality undergraduate instruction; strong interpersonal and collaborative skills; ability to work across disciplines. Position is not eligible for H1B sponsorship. Desire: 5 years applied experience in design thinking; demonstrated experience as an exceptional teacher at the undergraduate level.
Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and teaching philosophy to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=5300. Inquiries may be directed to Todd Stuart at firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of applications will begin March 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
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Internal Number: 5300
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