Adjunct Faculty Open Rank - Industrial Design

CUNY LaGuardia Community College k

Queens, NY

Jun 24
Job Description

Adjunct Faculty Open Rank - Industrial Design
Job ID: 20706
Location: LaGuardia Community College
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit www.LaGuardia.edu to learn more.

The industrial design program at LaGuardia Community College is growing and seeking adjunct industrial design professors with working experience in the fields of technical drawing, perspective drawing, rendering/presentation drawing, craft model-making and digital design techniques in 2-D and 3-D used to develop consumer products. These studio industrial design skills are taught in the early stages of the program in courses such as Technical Drawing, Form & Structure, and Three-Dimensional Design. The program is currently seeking professionally active industrial designers for the Fall 2019 semester with the following responsibilities:
- Prepare and deliver lecture and studio assignments to students.
- Instruct in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules.
- Develop a studio learning environment which develops students’ 2-D and 3-D design skills while encouraging free discussion of ideas and critical thinking.
- Providing timely feedback to students’ questions and grading assignments
- Maintain accurate academic and student attendance records.
- Participate in curriculum and course development, revision and evaluation.

For Adjunct Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor:
Terminal degree or its equivalent in industrial design or a related field.

For Adjunct Lecturer:
Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise, and the ability to teach successfully.

- At least four years of commercial industrial design experience.
- Candidates with any college teaching experience are highly desirable.
- Proven creation of products that reached the marketplace.
- Desire to mentor exceptional students.
- Strong skills in traditional perspective drawing, pencil and marker rendering.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

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July 19, 2019

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NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

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