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Adjunct Lecturers - Design for User Experience

Company: Lesley University
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

The OpportunityLesley University seeksAdjunct Lecturers in The College of Art + Design's Design for User Experience department to teach multiple Summer 2022 courses.The selected individuals will be responsible for teaching one or more of the following:IDESN 1600 - UX Research Methods -This intensive 8-week fully online course introduces students to quantitative and qualitative research methods specific to user experience design.IDESN 1270 - Language of Design -This intense introductory course immerses students in a design studio environment and helps them develop habits of thinking and making that result in thoughtfully conceived design projects.IDESN 1700 - Sketching for Interactive Design -Experience mapping is a strategic process of visually diagramming and communicating complex user interactions.IDESN 3200 - Typography II -A process-oriented course aimed at developing a personal typographic "voice."Why LesleyLocated in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in the human arts of education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 6,400 students and 90,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities. Lesley is committed to the ongoing pursuit of strategic diversity initiatives that help to position diversity, equity, and inclusion as fundamental to institutional and academic excellence at Lesley. In doing so, Lesley strives for a campus culture and community that fosters a true sense of belonging for all, provides opportunity for everyone to participate equally and fully in the Lesley experience, and helps to develop each individual's capacity to confidently and competently engage within and across difference. Given an evolving national context and the rapid change in the demographic profile of our country, the University has made a significant commitment to addressing and enhancing its campus climate and diversity capabilities as an institution.Qualities and CapabilitiesThe successful candidate will have:A Masters in User Experience, Graphic Design, Interactive Design (or related field)preferred but not requiredOne to two years of teaching experience in design (or related field) at the college level or two or more years of professional experience working in the design field within user experience and/or interactive designpracticeExperience teaching design courses (or related) within a Visual Arts program (preferred)Experience teaching online courses (preferred)Expressing InterestA letter of interest, CV/resume, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, professional activity, and/or service must be included for full consideration.At Lesley University we strive for a supportive and equitable environment where people regardless of race, physical ability, age, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and other protected personal identities can participate equally and fully as their true selves in all aspects of university life. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the fabric of our institution.

Keywords: Lesley University, Cambridge , Adjunct Lecturers - Design for User Experience, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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