NewSchool of Architecture and Design seeks qualified instructors to serve as faculty within Product Design. Assignments will be part-time and will be made on a term-by-term basis. Courses vary from 3 credits to 6 credits. The primary responsibility will be classroom instruction / course delivery in the area of Product Design.
PD201 DESIGN FOUNDATIONS
The first product design studio focuses on analysis and design of simple objects of material culture. Students will be required to analyze a category of objects of everyday use within the domestic environment for research and redesign. Interpretation keys for analysis and redesign will be the understanding of the functional use (usage as well as the behavior), gestural elements of people
interacting with objects, the reference market and product-category competitors the design language, and the production system.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Deliver class instruction appropriate to the topic, intended learning outcomes, level, and student audience.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
•Develop instructional plans that support program learning outcomes and course objectives.
•Promote and facilitate student success by creating an environment conducive to learning and student involvement.
•Provide student support for every aspect of learning in the form of office hours, availability before and after class, tutorial assistance, coaching, career advice and academic assistance. Faculty members will publish their availability to students through course syllabi, instructor information in the classroom, and/or other appropriate documents.
•Participate in key school events and ceremonies including faculty meetings, one-on-one meetings with the faculty chair, the graduation ceremony and convocation.
•Foster student success by showing flexibility in style and delivery methods as well as exhibiting a passion for teaching and students interaction.
•Manage the learning environment through effective record keeping (ie. attendance), submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school/campus academic, code of conduct, and attendance policies.
•Participate in assessment of student learning processes.
•Advanced degree required or professional registration (if applicable); or exceptional expertise based on documented experience
•Portfolio of creative, research, professional, school service, and/or community work that demonstrates professional and intellectual achievements
•A record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and/or critical practice, highly preferred.
•A flexible and integrative approach to education that makes connections between the candidate’s expertise in relationship to the larger world of knowledge, highly preferred.
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint)