Professor of Fibers

Employer
SCAD
Location
Savannah, Georgia (US)
Posted
May 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

SCAD seeks a full-time professor for the university’s Savannah location to support the growing fibers department.

The fibers department at SCAD offers a uniquely comprehensive program linking art, craft and design in order to prepare students for careers in a rapidly changing world. The intensive curriculum grounds each student in the rich technical, cultural and historical traditions of the fibers and textiles discipline while providing access to advanced technology, equipment and opportunities to support innovative, interdisciplinary and sustainable research and practice.

Diverse faculty work with more than 200 undergraduate and graduate fibers students in an inspiring facility with 20,500 square feet dedicated to the study of fibers. This is your chance to work with talented students within the historic district of Savannah, Georgia, a walkable, bikeable coastal city providing a living laboratory for the study of art and design.

Requirements:
− Terminal degree or its equivalent in fibers or a related field
− Commitment to teaching and to being an active, collaborative member of the department
− Interest in sustainable, experimental materials, media and technology are encouraged
− Passion for working with students, at various levels including introductory, to help them realize their personal vision and prepare them for professional careers
− Desire to develop professional opportunities between industry and students