Adjunct Faculty, Industrial Design

Montclair, NJ
Jun 16, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Design
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date December 21, 2015

Position Title Adjunct Faculty, Industrial Design

Vacancy # N/A

Department Art and Design

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

Seeking faculty to teach undergraduate beginning level industrial design studio course, with the focus on Form Giving, Drawing, Solid Works, Adobe CS, Manufacturing Technology and Human Factors. Faculty is expected to follow the guidelines in curriculum established in the BFA in Industrial Design major, maintain contact and report to program director on regular basis on students' progress. Candidate must be also available to advise students and provide professional input to the extent of participating in panel critiques and program development meetings. Uphold quality and maintain the high expectation of the program, by developing students' ability to rationalize, value judgment and communicate ideas, concepts and design solutions on a comprehensively sophisticated level.

Qualifications & Requirements

Earned master's degree in Industrial Design is preferred, or as equivalent, should have 4-5 years professional experience in the field of product development. Candidate must be fluent in free hand drawing, model making, Solid Works, Adobe CS and must have outstanding communication, presentation and organizational skills in order to manage class projects and assess learning outcome. The successful candidate shares our vision is expected to follow the guidelines, principles and objectives of the curriculum established in the Industrial Design major. Ability to draw students' attention to correlated subjects and interdisciplinary understanding while requiring high aesthetic and intellectual standards is fundamentally important. Must have flexibility with teaching morning and evening classes that meet two times a week for 2 hours and 20 minutes. Some teaching experience is preferred, but current professional experience is more important.

Salary Range
Determined be State contract.

Anticipated Start Date January 2016

Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)

Send Portfolio and two letters of reference to:
Dr. Denis Feigler Director, Industrial Design
Finley Hall 224
Montclair, NJ 07043

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