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Apply online via careers.umich.edu, submitting the following materials combined as a single pdf file: 
1) a cover letter outlining qualifications, 
2) a detailed resume/CV, and 
3) a link to samples of student work as documentation of teaching excellence relevant to the course. Links or other references to scholarship/research/creative practice may be referenced or embedded in the cover letter or resume/CV, or included as a separate page in the single pdf file.

Job Summary

The Stamps School of Art & Design invites applications for a Lecturer I position for the Fall 2021 semester (August 30 – December 31, 2021) to teach the following 3-credit studio course:

ARTDES 120 - Studio: 3D
Days/Times: Sec. 013 - Mondays & Wednesdays, 8:30a-10:45a | Modality - In-Person

Studio 3D focuses on the development of the artist and designer through direct experience and the practical study of basic elements and principles germane to an understanding of three-dimensional form. Conceived as a broad-based, integrative approach to learning as well as making, this entry-level studio course sensitizes students to the form, language, vocabulary, concepts, and principles associated with three-dimensional composition and construction. Projects emphasize the manipulation, organization, and analysis of materials and space, their implications for meaning as well as the contextual relationships of objects to the environment.

Classes begin Monday, August 30, 2021.

The employment fraction for this position is .33 FTE.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Master's degree in art, design, or comparable field.
  • Minimum 1 year college-level teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and oversee students in exploring fundamental 3D elements of visual expression; to provide practice in 3D problem solving using a range of technical skills and processes that include virtual modeling, low- and high-fidelity model construction, full-scale production, and additive and subtractive processes.  
  • Record of active creative work, scholarship, research and/or industry or other relevant professional engagement.
  • Ability to assess student work in a timely and effective manner.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of ten calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eleventh day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.