Industrial Design Program Tenure Track Faculty (Category I)

Denver, CO
Jan 03, 2019
Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00570 Position Title Industrial Design Program Tenure Track Faculty (Category I) Position Number F 558 Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education.

Employee Category Faculty Department IND - Industrial Design EClass Code FT Faculty-10 mo with benes Position Summary

The department of Industrial Design at the Metropolitan State University of Denver is seeking applicants for a Tenure Track Faculty position starting Fall 2018 for the 2018-19 academic year.


This position requires the tenure track faculty to teach a minimum of 24 credit hours per academic year, and maintain 5 office hours per week to include advising/consultation with students. The successful candidate is expected to teach and potentially develop courses such as, but not limited to: Technical Design Visualization, Materials and Fabrication courses, Technology, and Industrial Design Studio Courses. The faculty person must serve on departmental, College and University committees and fulfill other service duties as assigned by the department chair. Participation in program and curriculum development and assessment activities is expected. The successful candidate must be active in professional development and scholarly activities relevant to the discipline and must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population. The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Required Qualifications

The successful Industrial Design candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design and, at minimum, a Master’s Degree in a related field plus four years of relevant professional experience in a company that produced real goods, or a Doctorate degree in a related field with minimum three years of professional work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

The applicant has minimum two years of College-level teaching experience at a nationally accredited institution. The applicant has experience in teaching entrepreneurial-minded design and manufacturing. The applicant has experience with developing course materials, teaching with technology, and curriculum development work. Professional experience should include work dealing specifically with the interface between design and manufacturing, or experience in Advanced and Emergent Manufacturing Technologies.
Applicants must submit a professional portfolio with samples of work and student work, if applicable.

Posting date 10/23/2018 Closing date Closing Instructions Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete applications received by November 21st, 2018 will receive full consideration. Position is open until filled.

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

All applicants must submit the following application documents in order for their application to be considered complete:
(1) cover letter,
(2) CV,
(3) References,
(4) Portfolio.

In order for your file to be considered complete you must submit a personal portfolio. This portfolio may also include students work as well. The portfolio should not exceed 20 pages of personal work and 10 pages of students work. Please submit this under the area marked “Other Document.” If you are unable to submit this document at the time of application please contact Paul Hitchcock at [email protected] for alternate submission instructions.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
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