Review of Applications Begins Applications will be reviewed as need arises
Special Instructions to Applicants Letter of Interest and Qualification and Resume / CV.
Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years based on programmatic need, funding, and performance.
Department Summary The Department of Product Design Program is part of the School of Art + Design in the College of Design at the University of Oregon. The Program offers a BA/BS in Product Design (located in Eugene), a BFA in Product Design (located in Portland) and a MS in Sports Product Design (located in Portland).
The Product Design Program critically investigates the use, invention and production of products to improve life. It is devised to meet the rapid changes of the material world through agility and interdisciplinary studies. It is international and local. Students study both the physical and theoretical aspects of product design, including design research, material studies, manufacturing strategies, economic planning and innovation techniques. Through this position, we intend to strengthen our research and teaching in design to enhance the performance of the human body, in sport.
Position Summary The Product Design program at the University of Oregon invites applications for it's open instructor pool to teach design drawing (hand), design drawing (Adobe Creative Suite), 3D rendering (Rhino), 3D prototyping (RhinoCam), design research methods, design studios, and other relevant courses. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years based on programmatic need, funding, and performance. A professional master's degree or higher is required. Successful candidates will have either academic or professional experience in their teaching area, demonstrated ability or potential for quality teaching and a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. In exceptional circumstances, significant professional experience in a relevant field may substitute for the advanced degree.
Minimum Requirements A Master's degree from an accredited institution in a relevant field. In exceptional circumstances, significant professional experience in a relevant field may substitute for the degree.
Professional Competencies Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Product Design teaching a range of drawing, design, research and studio courses, as well as other relevant courses.
Preferred Qualifications Preferred qualifications include prior college or university-level teaching experience.
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