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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and must be
attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address
your specific interest in the position and outline your skills and experience
that directly relate to this instructional position.
Integrative Systems + Design (ISD) is an innovative academic unit in the
College of Engineering (CoE) that is dedicated to educating leaders who can
think transformatively and create lasting value in the workplace and society.
By integrating the depth and breadth of intellectual resources across CoE and
the University, ISD offers uncommon educational opportunities through its
multiple interdisciplinary graduate degrees. These opportunities are offered
on campus as well as through collaborative online learning environments that
allow for globally diverse and non-traditional student engagement. ISD has
been consistently ranked among the top tier-one universities in the United
States for best online engineering programs.
ISD seeks applicants for the position of Intermittent Lecturer beginning
Winter 2022 term. This position involves development, design and teaching of
graduate courses at the dynamic intersection of new knowledge domains using
action-based learning while focusing on innovation, creativity, user-centered
design, business sense, and holistic systems thinking. The expected percentage
of effort for one course is 30% per term, pro-rated if co-teaching.
This position may be filled at the LEO Intermittent Lecturer or LEO Adjunct
Lecturer job title.
Develop and intermittently teach ISD courses starting in Winter 2022 with
Design Process Models (DESCI 502)
Evaluate, grade, and provide timely feedback on student work and projects
Hold regular office hours, virtually and in-person
Relevant advanced degree, experience, and/or acknowledgment as an expert
in the field of design science
Relevant, high quality teaching experience with exemplary student
evaluations, and/or the equivalent of teaching/training roles in industry
Extensive experience and knowledge of aspects of design science, including
human-centered design, system thinking, service design, interaction
design, business models, etc.
Must be capable of working independently and making effective
Experience teaching hybrid on-campus/online courses in academia or in
Experience teaching design science subject matter formally, in workshop
settings, in industry, etc.
Industrial experience in design within organizations
Leadership in a multidisciplinary team environment
International teaching and consulting experience
Proven record of collaboration with industry partners
ISD is an inclusive and innovative community for lifelong education that is
dedicated to integrating disciplines for an uncommon and premier education
with a global reach. For more information please see:
Michigan Engineering's vision is to be the world's preeminent college of
engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus and
service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission
and values that, together, provide the framework for all that we do.
Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at:
The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity,
Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering component of the
University's comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan—along with updates
on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair and
inclusive environment—can be found at:
https:// www. engin.umich.edu/college/about/diversity.
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.
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.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan
students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan
Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021. This includes
those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is
available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint