Part-time Instructor

Part-time Instructor

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/3/2024
Part Time

Job Title
Part-time Instructor

Requisition Number

Department Name
8N700:Product Design

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

MS or equivalent terminal degree in industrial design, product design, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, or related discipline. Will also consider candidates with Bachelor degree with relevant professional experience.

Required Related Experience

- Demonstrated application of ergonomic principles to development of successful products

- Experience with test design to gather ergonomic data to inform product development

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Ability to deliver in-person instruction; long periods of standing


Monday/Wednesday, 3:30-4:45pm, August 21 – December 15, 2023

Job Summary

The Department of Product Design seeks applicants for a part-time faculty position to teach PRD 371, Ergonomics. This 1-credit course, delivered to Product Design and Biomedical Engineering students, introduces a range of human factors and ergonomics-related concepts and case studies, highlighting the impacts of design decisions on the equipment people use, the environments in which they function, and the jobs they perform.

Interested applicants should complete an online application and include a CV/Resume.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

- Strong understanding of, and ability to convey, human factors and ergonomic considerations for design

- Access to relevant case studies of applied human factors and ergonomics concepts

- Strong verbal and written communication abilities

- Ability to utilize the University’s course management system, Canvas

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.