The Department of Consumer Science is hiring lecturer positions to
teach one or more sections of the following courses during the
Spring 2023 semester.
CNSR SCI 201: Consumer Insights
This course provides basic training in quantitative data analysis,
with an emphasis on descriptive and inferential statistics with
consumer research applications. The course is designed around four
general phases of research involving problem definition, data
collection, data analysis, and communication for making real-world
CNSR SCI 555: Consumer Design Strategy & Evaluation
In this course, students will learn how to leverage a unique
combination of design thinking and strategic planning to design,
prototype and test solutions to real problems faced by businesses,
people and organizations.
CNSR SCI 657: Consumer Behavior
Students study the interdisciplinary approach to consumer behavior,
learn about motivation, perception, and attitude formation, and
understand the effects of various influences from social class to
social media. The content also delves into consumer culture,
highlighting the evolution from rational processes to the symbolic
meaning that is interwoven with the marketplace and cultivates
relationships between brands and consumers.
It is expected that these courses will be taught in an in-person
format during the Spring of 2023, with the potential to continue
teaching related courses in the Department of Consumer Science in
Facilitates classroom, online, and/or laboratory instruction and
assists with instructional development and design for a single
course or series of courses within an academic discipline to
support the delivery of quality instruction. Provides for-credit
instruction in formats such as classroom, online and/or laboratory
settings, including grading. Serves as an instructor of record.
- 80% Facilitates classroom, online and/or laboratory instruction
for one or more courses, including assessment of student
- 5% Develops instructional design and curriculum relevant to a
course of instruction
- 15% Serves as an initial point of contact for students as it
relates to specific course or series content and expectations
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Preferred focus in Consumer Science, Business Administration or
closely related field.
Qualified candidates will have the following skills and
- Ability to work effectively within a diverse community
- Demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive work
- Industry experience and knowledge of the subject matter
- At least two years of successful teaching experience at the
college level is preferred
Full or Part Time: 33.3% - 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed
in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Terminal, 5 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an
ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding