Faculty Position

Title of Position:
Adjunct Instructor, Integrative Design Process

Part-time, one semester position

Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce


The ideal candidate will have a positive and inquisitive attitude and have experience working within or managing teams. Some teaching experience is preferred but not required.

Design thinking is a shared process and key component of innovation for all fields within the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) – East Falls Campus. In this course, students will develop and refine abilities to construct, analyze and use design thinking methods within an interdisciplinary, team-based environment. Integrative Design Process is a mandatory course for all students in the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce.

Kanbar College offers an innovative and transdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning that provides students with the skills and knowledge to think creatively, ideate and work collaboratively to discover innovative solutions to complex problems.

By bringing together design, engineering and business disciplines, Kanbar College pushes students to think beyond the boundaries of existing academic fields and focus on innovation through teamwork, collaboration and connections with industry partners while it emphasizes critical thinking and real-world problem-solving skills.

Education Required:
Graduate level degree is required; however, individuals from a wide range of disciplines will be considered.

Four credit hours of instruction per week. Responsible for all lectures, studio instruction, preparation and for all assignment grading.

Application Procedures:
Submit resume to Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel, Integrative Design Process course coordinator, at kradelm@philau.edu

Starting Date:

Posting Date:
September 2017

Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.