Faculty Position

Title of Position:
Adjunct Instructor, Print Design Studio II

Part-time, one-semester contract

School of Design and Engineering

Successful candidates will have an excellent understanding of creative textile design and will be qualified to teach the courses as outlined below. Each position requires exceptional communication skills and experience providing design critiques. Industry experience that includes creative-concept development through product-development is preferred. Experience teaching at the university-level is preferred.

Education Required:
A master’s degree or five or more years of experience in the textile design industry is required.

This faculty member will teach undergraduate students analog and digital methods to create textile designs in repeat from drawing, painting and photography (DSLR photography preferred). Instruction will also include: material (paper substrate) explorations for designing pattern on paper, Photoshop for textile design (input painted croquis, repeat making, editing, colorations, mapping, etc.), conceptual development to visualization for printed textile design, function of printed textile designs and collections.

Application Procedures:
Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, design statement and a list of three references with contact information to Academic Dean Mike Leonard, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, School of Design and Engineering, Philadelphia University, 4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497. Electronic submissions accepted; submit a single PDF by email to KanbarCollegeJobs@PhilaU.edu In your cover letter, indicate the position for which you are applying.

Starting Date:

Posting Date:
September 2016

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.