POOL -Design Lecturer

Position Overview

We are seeking educators and professionals to teach courses for the Design Department in the areas of Industrial Design or Graphic Design, Illustration, Animation, Photography, Interaction Design, or User Experience.

Applications will be reviewed and placed in a pool for consideration for part-time (regular or temporary) teaching positions as they are needed.

Applications will be accepted throughout the year. Appointments are one semester, renewable, subject to review and funding. The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. Any employment with the University of Kansas is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

Job Description

70% - Teaching as scheduled courses in Design

20% - Class preparation and grading

10% - Office hours available to meet with students and administrative duties such as entering grades online.

Lecturers are non-tenure-track members of the faculty with limited term appointments, whose primary role is instructional with no obligations to perform research or service.

Required Qualifications

Design Lecturer Position Requirements (for teaching classes in any concentration of the BFA degree)

M.F.A.in appropriate discipline (NASAD or equivalent accredited terminal degree)


B.F.A. (NASAD or equivalent accredited degree) in appropriate discipline plus a minimum of 3 years of effective experience in professional practice and/or college-level teaching with documented evidence of outstanding achievement in the form of national design awards or honors, recognized work with national clients, or attainment of a senior leadership role in professional practice (e.g., Senior Designer, Art Director, Creative Director).

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Advanced degree in related Design field with extensive professional experience.

Additional Candidate Instructions

Review of applications is ongoing.
  • Apply online and attach resume, cover letter and list of references. Portfolio may be requested at time of interview.

Contact Information to Applicants

Tim Hossler

Advertised Salary Range

Minimum $4,500 per course

Application Review Begins

Thursday May 9, 2024

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  27730BR
  • Department:  Design
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  F-Faculty
  • Review Begins:  09-May-2024

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