Lecturer, User Experience

Bentley University

Bentley University

 

Job Description Summary
The Information Design and Corporate Communications (IDCC) Department at Bentley University invites application for a non-tenure track, full-time position at the rank of Lecturer to teach undergraduate experience design (XD) courses beginning Fall 2023.

The primary function of the position is to teach XD courses to our undergraduate students. These courses include design thinking, visual communication, mobile and web design, and prototyping. The Lecturer contract carries an eight-course teaching load in one academic year. Lecturers are also expected to engage in departmental and university service. The Department is looking for applicants who are interested in working with students outside the classroom in a variety of capacities (e.g., coordinating internships, managing the IDCC DESIGNHOUSE blog). Lecturers are also asked at times to participate in university-wide committees and events. The successful applicant will be expected to be an engaged participant in the Information Design and Corporate Communication Department and in the Bentley community. Information about the IDCC Department is available at: Bentley University IDCC Department. We seek faculty who have a commitment to high ethical standards and a willingness to embrace change. A supportive, team-oriented work environment promotes personal development and professional accomplishment.

Bentley University is an AACSB accredited institution that enrolls approximately 5,500 students at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Bloomberg ranks Bentley in the top 20 undergraduate business programs in the United States and U.S. News & World Report ranked Bentley as 2nd in the Best Regional Universities-North category.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have an M.Sc. or a Ph.D. in an appropriate field.

Qualified applicants must demonstrate evidence of or strong promise of teaching excellence. This can be established by full-time or adjunct teaching at an accredited college or university. Applicants must be familiar with Blackboard and Zoom or have a willingness to learn. Bentley University makes training available for both platforms. Experience teaching undergraduates is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit a CV, and a cover letter at https://bentley.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/faculty/job/Bentley-Campus/Lecturer–User-Experience_R0003034. Applicants should also include a diversity statement. The diversity statement should be one-to-two pages and speak to your experience with diversity (i.e., gender, race, ethnicity, age, religious or other backgrounds) and/or inclusion (all members of an organization are valued, respected, and have influence) and how it relates to your research, teaching or service. Bentley University recognizes that your individual exposure to diversity is a function of your background. We value those from relatively homogenous cultural contexts as well as those from diverse cultural contexts, whether in the U.S. or internationally, where diversity may take on different forms.

Candidates are encouraged to learn more about our UX community at Bentley by visiting https://admissions.bentley.edu/graduate/masters-in-human-factors.

Application review begins September 15, 2022 and is open until filled. The appointment begins July 1st, 2023.

For additional information about this position, please email Roland Hübscher, (rhubscher@bentley.edu).

Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

DIVERSITY STATEMENT

Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.

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