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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.
Required Qualifications: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
Preferred Qualifications: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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Review Date: 04/15/2017