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Instructor: Rhino, SolidWorks

Emily Carr University of Art + Design


Tuesday, September 3, 2019



Please send a cover letter, resume, portfolio/website URL, and short teaching statement in ONE PDF file (quoting Competition #CEID-06-2019) to:

Emily Carr University Continuing Studies
520 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver BC V5T 0H2
Subject: Comp. # CEID-06-2019

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
(Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted)

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Emily Carr is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace, and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Emily Carr University of Art + Design is a school of students, teachers, thinkers and makers unlike any other – at once laser-focused and infinite by practice and nature. Established in 1925, we are the only specialized, accredited, public, post-secondary university in British Columbia solely devoted to education and research in the creative sector and its associated knowledge economy. We merge research, critical theory and studio practice in an interdisciplinary environment, strengthening our work by the integration of our personal and professional practices. Our strategy, facilities, partnerships and resources are intentionally student-centred to foster dialogue, expression and open connections in support of the next generation of creative and cultural leaders. ECU Continuing Studies leads in providing high quality non-degree art, design and media education in a professional art-and-design-school setting. Our courses and workshops offer an opportunity to continue learning through flexible and diverse course offerings.

Continuing Studies Department at Emily Carr University of Art + Design requires an experienced design instructor to teach introductory workshops in Rhino and SolidWorks, and assist in the development of a Sketchup workshop.

Course Descriptions:
Presented as a 2-day intensive workshop, Introduction to Rhino helps develop hands-on 3D prototyping and problem-solving skills using real-world scenarios and/or personal projects as examples. This course is intended for industrial designers, jewelry makers and product designers interested in manufacturing.

Introduction to Solidworks explores the possibilities for creating 3D CAD models for design and other projects. The 2-day intensive workshop covers fundamental functions of this powerful software, including how to build 3D models from 2D drawings.

Education + Experience:
Individuals should have a master’s degree and professional experience in Design or an equivalent combination of education and experience as well as demonstrated passion for and excellence in teaching at a post-secondary level.

We are seeking candidates offering the following skills:
Expert knowledge in the area of software for design professionals and strong computer literacy across a variety of applications;
Demonstrable professional experience in current design practices, specifically 3D design for products, modeling and prototyping, production and manufacturing practices, project management, and client presentations;
Post-secondary teaching experience (preferred);
Diverse knowledge in critiquing strategies;
Evidence of successful teaching capacity in the form of tangible, positive evaluative feedback (references, previous course evaluations) considered an asset;
Strong team, organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook), Adobe Creative Cloud.