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The Department of Sustainable Biomaterials, College of Natural Resources and Environment seeks an Instructor to support the Packaging Systems & Design degree program.
Position Description: The instructor will teach existing courses, develop new courses and course materials, help maintain laboratories and laboratory equipment, and aid in student recruiting. The position is a 9 month academic year appointment, non-tenure track, renewable based on performance and funding, with the possibility of support for summer employment.
M.S. or M.A. degree in Packaging Science, Engineering, Industrial Design, Graphic Communication, or related program
Previous packaging-related employment
Strong communication skills
Experience with and commitment to working with diverse populations
Earned degree in Packaging Science
Institute of Packaging Professionals Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) certification
Skills in using computer tools such as ARTIOS-cad, Adobe Illustrator, and Autodesk Inventor for packaging projects
Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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