LEO Intermittent Lecturer / LEO Adjunct Lecturer

University of Michigan

United States

October 15, 2021

Description

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How to Apply

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.

Job Summary

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.

Responsibilities
  • 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
  • Required Qualifications
  • 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 presentations
  • Desired Qualifications
  • Experience teaching hybrid on-campus/online courses in academia or in industry
  • 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
  • Additional Information

    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: https:// isd.engin.umich.edu/

    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: https:// strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/.

    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.

    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.

    U-M EEO/AA Statement

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

    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 websites.

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