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 instructor will teach a designated course or courses based on candidate’s area of expertise and the needs of the department.
Provide instructional delivery based on the course objectives and student learning outcomes defined by the program faculty and within the time scheduled for the course.
Meet with lead faculty for the course to ensure a solid understanding of the course objections and prescribed learning outcomes.
Teach class each week as scheduled.
Communicate with students via their University of Minnesota email account only.
Hold office hours each week to allow students access to them outside of the classroom.
Contribute to and support the mission of our land-grant institution.
Instructor is encouraged to participate in department committees and in portfolio review (if applicable).
We welcome all applications and are specifically seeking part-time instructors for graphic design; retail merchandising; apparel design; product design; and interior design.
A Master's or Bachelor's degree plus substantial professional recognition in the subject field or a closely related discipline.
Professional teaching experience 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.
A terminal degree in your subject field, Ph.D. or MFA is required in the subject field or a closely related discipline.
Technologically innovative approach to teaching.
Experience working collaboratively with academic departments and in the community.
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About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.