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Lect./Sr./Princ. Lecturer

Employer
University of North Texas
Location
Frisco
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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title:

Lect./Sr./Princ. Lecturer

Department:

UNT-College at Frisco-110010

College/School:

New College

Job Location:

Frisco

Full Time/Part Time:

Full-Time

Department Summary:

This faculty will teach in the Bachelor of Science in Project, Design and Analysis (PDA) program. PDA is a three-year cohort degree, in three key areas (project management, design thinking, and data analysis), with three required internships.

Position Summary:

University of North Texas is seeking individuals who wish to join the faculty of New College. UNT is committed to student success and the creation of the next generation of job-ready curriculum. New College provides faculty and staff support to the numerous degree programs offered by UNT at our Frisco campuses. New College is a leader in project-based education, providing students unique opportunities to learn through collaboration with industry partners and UNT Denton-based academic units. The successful candidate will report to New College. The anticipated instructional need includes, but is not limited to, undergraduate courses in design thinking and design processes / practices. Candidates are expected to teach 3-4 courses per semester with the potential for a course load reduction for recruiting, professional activities, program advising, course development, assisting with accreditation, providing career guidance to students, or other professional development and service activities. Actual course loads are assigned based on program needs and determined by the Chair of New College. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

A candidate with a terminal design degree (MFA, MDes, etc) in Visual Communication, Design Management, or related discipline. Professional experience related to the area of teaching responsibility. Strong student success focus.

Preferred Qualifications:

· 8 or more years of classroom or teaching experience at the university level. · Experience facilitating classroom projects that require working with external clients or industry partners. · Experience designing new program curriculum and/or individual courses. · Experience with hybrid/online course instruction.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to communicate

Area of Specialty:

Design

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Driving University Vehicle:

No

Posting Number:

F548P

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/48977

Organization

Working at University of North Texas

Since 1890, the University of North Texas has been a catalyst for transformation for its students and the North Texas region. As the nation’s 26th largest public university, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its 36,000 students while fueling the intellectual, economic and cultural progress of one of the largest, most dynamic regions in the United States.

A student-focused public research university, UNT graduates more than 8,500 students each year from its 12 colleges and schools and offers 97 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. As UNT’s strengths in science, engineering and technology grow, the university continues to nurture its core areas of distinction in music, education, social sciences, business, the arts and humanities. Leading Texas public universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars and designated a “Best in the West” university by The Princeton Review, UNT is known for its academic excellence.

By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, as well as building new partnerships across the globe, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.

Fostering global understanding and promoting cultural appreciation are central to preparing tomorrow's successful global leaders. Our strategic international partnerships seek to improve quality of life, facilitate the exchange of ideas and culture, and allow for important research addressing global issues. UNT's campus benefits from a rich diversity of about 2,500 international students representing 140 countries.

UNT faculty produce groundbreaking research in a wide range of disciplines spanning the sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology while also making nationally recognized contributions in the arts and humanities. The College of Music is one of the nation’s best music colleges with an internationally respected jazz program. UNT has the oldest program in emergency administration and planning and a unique program in applied philosophy and environmental ethics.

UNT also is home to many national centers and institutes, including the Net-Centric Software and Systems Center — a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center; the Center for Electronic Materials Processing and Integration; the Institute of Applied Science; the Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling; and the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity.

UNT has developed many state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the federally funded Center for Advanced Research and Technology, one of the nation’s most extensive facilities for powerful materials characterization and analysis; a high-performance computational facility; and a clean room/nanofabrication research facility (under construction). UNT’s research extends outside the academy as well, with field stations as close as a neighboring lake and as far away as southern Chile.

In addition, UNT is developing Discovery Park, a research park with technology incubator facilities on a 300-acre property near the main campus. The university also has developed a Design Research Center in the heart of the Dallas design district.

As the largest and most comprehensive university in the North Texas region, UNT is growing as a national leader in education, research and scholarship, student support and community engagement — the pillars of a great public research university. UNT’s ultimate mission is to give a green light to greatness by helping its students, region, state and nation excel.

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