[Seattle] Teaching/Research Opportunity

Teaching/Research Opportunity

The Metals Program at the University of Washington-Seattle is seeking
a sabbatical replacement for Mary Hu for her third one-quarter leave
Winter Quarter, 2006 (January 3-March 17). Responsibilities include
teaching one undergraduate course in casting and multiple production
(6 contact hours weekly), plus meeting with independent study seniors
and graduates. Sought is someone with a strong metalsmithing or
jewelry background (an MFA is not required), who has an interest in
the latest in digital and laser advances in the field, as the visitor
will have use of Metals’ extensive facility that includes a CAD lab
with haptic interface design tools, titanium casting, laser
welding/cutting, 3D laser scanning, FDM, Rapid Prototyping (wax
printing and multijet modeling), and wax and metal CNC milling
machines. The studio has a trained half-time technical instructor for
any needed technical training. Salary $4800. Travel allowance
available. Interested parties please contact Mary Hu:
mhu@u.washington.edu, ASAP!

James McMurray
metals program digital design/build center