Adjunct Professor of Industrial Design
Adjunct Professor of Industrial DesignSchool/Division:College of Liberal Arts and SciencesOffice:Department of Fine Arts, Design, Art HistoryFull-Time or Part-Time:Part-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Description:The Hofstra University Department of Fine Arts, Design and Art History invites applications for a part-time adjunct position in Product/Industrial Design. We seek an artist-designer with a broad knowledge of historical and contemporary design practices, as well as a thorough understanding of technical, critical, and theoretical issues of design. We expect a candidate to have a developed design portfolio, professional accomplishments, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching. Qualifications:Applicants must be able to teach all levels of hands-on 3D Design (including computer modeling) and demonstrate an active exhibition record and evidence of plans for future projects and professional activity.
Teaching duties would include foundational 3D Studio classes as well as basic Product Design Classes. Using the design method to teach the process of ideation, basic problem solving, hand sculpted modeling and 3D printed prototyping. Should be fluent in a 3D solid modeling program. A successful candidate should also maintain an ability to communicate and work effectively with students and faculty.
Terminal degree in Industrial Design or MFA in a related discipline is required. Candidate must have two years of previous teaching experience at the college level or three years of professional business practice. A proven record of professional work and/or academic scholarship is preferred. Application Instructions:Please send the following (in the form of a PDF) to [email protected]
• Cover Letter
• Professional CV and link to artist/gallery/professional website
• Sample Syllabi
• Names and contact information for three references
Open until filled.
Digital submissions sent to the email address above are strongly preferred, but hard copy submissions are acceptable. After an interview, please be prepared to submit official transcripts and three letters of recommendation.
Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 07/05/2018Posting Number: 989985