Part-time Instructor

University of Kentucky
December 31, 9999
Offerd Salary:$3000
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Job Title Part-time Instructor

Requisition Number DU10974 Department Name 8N700:Product Design Work Location Lexington, KY Salary Range $3000 Type of Position Faculty Position Time Status Part-Time Required Education

MS or equivalent terminal degree in industrial design, product design, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, or related discipline. Will also consider candidates with Bachelor degree with relevant professional experience.

Required Related Experience

- Demonstrated application of ergonomic principles to development of successful products

- Experience with test design to gather ergonomic data to inform product development

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Ability to deliver in-person instruction; long periods of standing


Monday/Wednesday, 3:30-4:45pm, August 21 – December 15, 2023

Job Summary

The Department of Product Design seeks applicants for a part-time faculty position to teach PRD 371, Ergonomics. This 1-credit course, delivered to Product Design and Biomedical Engineering students, introduces a range of human factors and ergonomics-related concepts and case studies, highlighting the impacts of design decisions on the equipment people use, the environments in which they function, and the jobs they perform.

Interested applicants should complete an online application and include a CV/Resume.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

- Strong understanding of, and ability to convey, human factors and ergonomic considerations for design

- Access to relevant case studies of applied human factors and ergonomics concepts

- Strong verbal and written communication abilities

- Ability to utilize the University's course management system, Canvas

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience Deadline to Apply 12/31/9999 University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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