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Visiting Assistand Professor or Instructor of Design Thinking
Miami University of Ohio

  • Feb. 16, 2018
  • Visiting Assistand Professor or Instructor of Design Thinking
  • College of Creative Arts
  • Miami University of Ohio
    Oxford, OH
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Aug. 20, 2018
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Assistant Professor
    Adjunct/Visiting Professor
  • Art Administration
    Fine Arts - General
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The College of Creative Arts: Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor: a dynamic and passionate faculty member to join our growing Design Thinking program starting Fall 2018. The successful candidate will value a collaborative environment, entrepreneurial thinking, interdisciplinary approaches, and dedication to providing quality undergraduate instruction. The Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor will join an interdisciplinary team to teach multiple sections of CCA 111 – Innovation, Creativity and Design Thinking. Additional duties may include developing new courses in design thinking and/or other new initiatives involving creativity, innovation and design thinking. This faculty member will also be expected to engage in service to the department, division, university and/or community at large. The appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor is a 9-month non-tenure-eligible appointment with benefits. The appointment may be recommended for additional one-year terms up to 5 years depending on performance and funding.

Require: Terminal degree in field related to design thinking and applied experience (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor); Master’s degree in field related to design thinking and applied experience (for appointment as Instructor); dedication to providing quality undergraduate instruction; strong interpersonal and collaborative skills; ability to work across disciplines. Position is not eligible for H1B sponsorship. Desire: 5 years applied experience in design thinking; demonstrated experience as an exceptional teacher at the undergraduate level.

Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and teaching philosophy to Inquiries may be directed to Todd Stuart at Screening of applications will begin March 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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  • Todd Stuart
    College of Creative Arts
    Miami University of Ohio
    420 S. Patterson Avenue
    Cpa 229
    Oxford, OH 45056
  • 513-529-2371
  • 513-529-1992


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