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Foundation – 4D Design Adjunct Faculty


STATUS: Part-Time
DIVISION: Foundations
REPORTS TO: Chair of Foundations


The College for Creative Studies (CCS) invites applications for an adjunct position in the Foundation department with experience in 4D Design. This position reports to the Chair of the Foundation department within the Undergraduate Studies Division. Classes are scheduled based on availability and may vary each semester. Most classes will require the adjunct to teach on-site.



This position requires strengths in mentoring and motivation of students to achieve their full potential in accomplishing work that meets college-level standards as established by the department. The candidate must have experience in and be able to effectively teach; Audition Software (audio editing), 3D Scanning, Printing and Sensors, Meshmixer (3D Modeling Software), 3D Fabrication methods for wearables.

  • Film Techniques
  • Animation Techniques 
  • Performance Concepts and Techniques
  • Narration, Story/World Building
  • Experimentation and Time
  • Position requires advanced skills in Photoshop, Premiere, stop motion, color background, writing, and story boarding



Successful candidates must possess a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, an MFA is preferred. A minimum of 3 years of experience teaching at the college level is required. Candidates who are dedicated to establishing themselves as an active part of the art community are also highly preferred.



College for Creative Studies is a nonprofit institution; it is one of the leading art and design colleges in the world. CCS is ranked by LinkedIn as a top three design school in the US and the best in the Midwest, based on alumni success. CCS has state-of-the-art facilities to support the complete range of creative production, from traditional art forms such as painting, glassblowing, foundry, and printmaking, to the most contemporary systems, including the latest digital imaging technology and extensive rapid prototyping output tools. The College currently enrolls more than 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 13 majors:  Advertising Design, Art Education, Art Practice, Communication Design, Craft and Material Studies, Entertainment Arts, Fashion Accessories Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography, Product Design, and Transportation Design. It also offers a Master’s degrees in four majors: Color and Materials Design, Interaction Design, Systems Design Thinking, and Transportation Design.  

The College for Creative Studies, a leading college of art and design, represents a community composed of individuals with many perspectives, personal experiences, values, identities and worldviews and we value the diversity this brings to our organization.  CCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

The College for Creative Studies subscribes to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment, admissions and educational practices and strives to provide an environment and workplace free from unlawful harassment or discrimination. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are part of our Core Institutional Values and we encourage applications from all individuals.

How to Apply

Please submit resume, statement of teaching philosophy, portfolio, and samples of student work (if appropriate) to:


The College for Creative Studies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.