Employment at ArtCenter

Humanities and Sciences

Full-time Fellow, Material Science

All members of the ArtCenter (or College) community are Guardians of Mission. Each position held is an important part of carrying out the values, goals, strategic vision, and mission of the College.

ArtCenter of College of Design seeks a dynamic candidate interested in exploring Material Science in the context of an art and design school. Funded by a grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation, the fellow will serve a term of one year with the possibility of renewal. Load will be 50% teaching and 50% research. Fellows will work with the Chair of Humanities and Sciences to develop appropriate course offerings in the material sciences and will also oversee two student research assistants. Candidates should be able to teach across foundational and advanced science courses with students from a range of disciplinary orientations within art and design. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in collaborating in different pedagogical configurations.

Reports to: Department Chair

FLSA status: Non-exempt


Job posted 3/4/2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send application materials including employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and and reference “Full time Fellow, Material Science” in the subject line. Applications must include:
  1. Cover letter that addresses your interest in and how you meet the minimum requirements of the position
  2. CV
  3. Three references
  4. Sample syllabus
Upon hire the successful candidate will be required to provide official transcripts. Applicants responding to posted job openings are asked to include a completed employment application with the application materials listed in the job posting.

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Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree (must be completed by time of hire)


Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior college-level teaching experience

Mandatory Duty to Report

All employees who know or have reason to know of allegations or acts that violate ArtCenter’s Title IX Policy prohibiting discrimination, harassment, retaliation, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking shall promptly inform the Director, Title IX Compliance and Programs, or designee or the Associate Dean of Students or designee. Faculty with a mandatory duty to report are required to disclose all information including the names of the parties, even where the person has requested their name remain confidential.

Pursuant to the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), all employees who know of or have reason to suspect child abuse or neglect involving alleged victims under age 18 shall promptly inform local law enforcement or the county welfare department.


Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office and educational settings; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Regular and consistent attendance are required for most positions. Ability to travel between campuses; International and Domestic travel by car and airline and overnight travel is required. Able to work nights and weekends to attend events.

Vision: Must be able to have the visual capacity to perform activities such as preparing and reading reports, viewing a computer terminal and other normal office work with or without correction.

Hearing: Must be able to communicate effectively in the course of normal office communication or exchange ideas with or without correction.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.


ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.