Part-time Instructor

University of Kentucky
December 31, 9999
Offerd Salary:$5000
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Job Title Part-time Instructor

Requisition Number DU10973 Department Name 8N700:Product Design Work Location Lexington, KY Salary Range $5000 Type of Position Faculty Position Time Status Part-Time Required Education

MS or equivalent terminal degree in industrial design, product design or related discipline, or MBA or business-related discipline. Will also consider candidates with Bachelor degree with relevant experience in product development and business strategy

Required Related Experience

- Demonstrated development of successful market-ready products

- Demonstrated innovation and entrepreneurship teaching experience

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

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


Friday, 3:15-5:00pm, August 1 – December 15, 2023

Job Summary

The Department of Product Design seeks applicants for a part-time faculty position to develop curriculum and teach PRD 451, Integrated Entrepreneurship, a 1-credit course (cross-listed with BME 451). This course focuses on the relationship between design and varying definitions of entrepreneurship; exploring basic relevant vocabulary and concepts in sustaining innovative and entrepreneurial activity; and how to develop and deliver business proposals to a range of professional audiences. This course also serves as a gateway to the I&E ecosystem at UK so that students are positioned to utilize accelerator and incubator resources at the University.

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

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

- Proficiency with business model canvas (and related tools)

- Knowledge of and ability to lead a team through all stages of business proposal development

- 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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