Adjunct Instructor - IMM

Job description

Adjunct Instructor, Digital Fabrication

  • Department: Interactive Multimedia
  • Job Start Date: August 27, 2019
  • Job Type: Part-Time
  • Job Status: Temporary


The Department of Interactive Multimedia (IMM) at The College of New Jersey seeks an experienced instructor to teach a hands-on course called "Digital Fabrication" (IMM 270) in the Fall 2019 semester. The course examines computer-aided manufacturing technologies in depth, including Epilog laser cutters, Shopbot CNC mills, and 3D printers. Rapid prototyping and iterative design techniques are also covered. The course meets in the well-equipped Makerspace facility located in the Art & Interactive Multimedia Building. It will meet on Tuesday nights beginning August 27 and continue for 14 weeks, with a final required meeting during the exam period. Class time typically combines lecture and discussion, hands-on instruction, peer and faculty critique, and studio time allowing students to work on individual and group projects in close collaboration with the instructor.

Minimum requirements

Successful candidates must demonstrate significant (3-5 years) professional digital fabrication experience. Specifically, candidates must be experienced in Adobe Illustrator, V-Carve Pro, and TinkerCad/Fusion 360. Candidates must have extensive experience with using laser cutters, CNC machines, and 3D printers. They must also have experience in training novice users to handle these devices in a safe manner.

Preferred qualifications

Ideal candidates should hold a graduate degree (masters' level) in a related field. Prior college-level teaching experience (2-3 years) is preferred.

Application information

To apply, please submit the following items to the link provided:

  • letter of application describing qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae detailing relevant professional and teaching experience
  • contact information for three references

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Please direct further inquiries to Teresa M. Nakra, Department Chair, at

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

About TCNJ

Founded in 1855, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), ranked one of the 100 Best Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, is a highly selective, comprehensive, residential institution recognized as one of the outstanding public colleges in the country. TCNJ has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Emphasizing a residential experience for its nearly 6,000 undergraduates, TCNJ is one of Barron's 75 "Most Competitive" American colleges, and U.S. News & World Report's No. 1 public institution of its kind in the northern region of the country. The College also offers focused graduate programs in nursing, education, and English. TCNJ was awarded, in 2006, a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10% of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of NYC and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. TCNJ has 39 major buildings, including the 4th-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. For more information, visit




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Job No: 971
Posted: 6/3/2019
Application Due: 7/30/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable