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POOL -Design Lecturer

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Job Details
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University of Kansas
Physical Address

Lawrence, KS 66044
Job Description
  1. Position Overview

We are seeking educators and professionals to teach courses for the Design Department in the areas of Industrial Design or Graphic Design, Illustration, Animation, Photography, Interaction Design, or User Experience.

Applications will be reviewed and placed in a pool for consideration for part-time (regular or temporary) teaching positions as they are needed.

Applications will be accepted throughout the year. Appointments are one semester, renewable, subject to review and funding. The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. Any employment with the University of Kansas is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

  1. Job Description

70% – Teaching as scheduled courses in Design

20% – Class preparation and grading

10% – Office hours available to meet with students and administrative duties such as entering grades online.

Lecturers are untenured, non-tenure-track members of the faculty with limited term appointments, whose primary role is instructional with no obligations to perform research or service.

  1. Required Qualifications

Design Lecturer Position Requirements***(for teaching classes in any concentration of the BFA degree) appropriate discipline (NASAD or equivalent accredited terminal degree)


B.F.A. (NASAD or equivalent accredited degree) in appropriate discipline plus a minimum of 3 years of effective experience in professional practice and/or college-level teaching with documented evidence of outstanding achievement in the form of national design awards or honors, recognized work with national clients, or attainment of a senior leadership role in professional practice (e.g., Senior Designer, Art Director, Creative Director).

  1. Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree in related Design field with extensive professional experience.

  1. Contact Information to Applicants

Amy Hardman

  1. Additional Candidate Instruction

Review of applications is ongoing.

Apply online and attach resume, cover letter and list of references. Portfolio may be requested at time of interview.

  1. Disclaimer

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information and retaliation in the University’s programs and activities. Access to information regarding equal opportunity and diversity worksite posters is available at or you may contact 785-864-4946 or for alternate access options. Any inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access,, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY

Advertised Salary Range: Minimum $4,500 per course

Application Review Begins: 08-Apr-2019

Work Location: University of Kansas – Lawrence

FTE: .25 – .50

Reg/Temp: Regular

Employee Class: F-Faculty

Position Number: 00004269

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