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Apply online via, 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 300 - Digital Image-Making
Days/Times:  Sec. 002 - Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:30p-7:45p | Modality - In-Person

Using a range of dig­i­tal image mak­ing tools – soft­ware and hard­ware – stu­dents will learn to cap­ture, draw, paint, appro­pri­ate, col­lage, and pro­duce sophis­ti­cated images that con­vey par­tic­u­lar mes­sages and evoke intended responses. Stu­dents will build on skills learned in intro­duc­tory courses to gain expe­ri­ence with a broader range of tools and tech­niques in order to con­vey their cho­sen sub­ject mat­ter with more depth, sophis­ti­ca­tion, and impact. 

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 using digital tools to create complex images in response to instructor-provided prompts; to support student research of assigned topics representing varying points of view; to demonstrate how skills with painting, illustration, and design can be applied to digital media; to expand students’ capacity to visually explain, suggest and demonstrate ideas. Facility with a range of digital image-making tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, CorelDRAW, GIMP, and/or Procreate. 
  • 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.