Industrial Design Faculty Positions

Atlanta, Georgia
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Oct 10, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The School of Industrial Design at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia is growing. We currently seek to fill tenure track faculty or professor of practice positions in Industrial Design related to one or a combination of the following specialty areas including: product development and innovation; interactive technologies; healthcare design; and/or human-computer interaction.

We are searching for candidates who place a strong emphasis on human-centered design and user experience along with a strong track record and commitment to design, research, and teaching. A PhD or advanced degree in industrial design is preferred. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The School of Industrial Design currently offers a BSID, MID, MS-HCI (with a specialization in Industrial Design), an ID Minor and is working towards establishing a PhD while currently offering a doctoral concentration in ID in connection with the School of Architecture. Our mandate is to build design and research capabilities in collaboration with other well recognized Programs and Centers on the Georgia Tech campus including:

• Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

• Mechanical Engineering

• Biomedical Engineering

• Architecture

• Interactive Computing

• Graphics Visualization and Usability Center (GVU)

• Center for Assistive Technology & Environmental Access (CATEA)

• AMAC Accessibility

• SimTigrate Lab

Successful candidates will be expected to develop a strong collaborative research agenda ideally connected with one or more of the groups identified above; teach specialty courses in design theory or methodology; and/or teach an integrated design studio.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. The start date is negotiable. If interested please submit all documentation in one PDF including:

• A letter outlining your interest in the future of Industrial Design with an overview of your

   approach to design, research, and teaching;

• A curriculum vitae;

• Selected portfolio samples (10 pages max); and

• One well-illustrated research paper/publication in support of your qualifications

• Names and addresses (including email) of three academic/professional references

Please submit applications to the ID Search Website at:

If you have further questions please contact: Amy Fortson, Academic Program Manager, School of Industrial Design at:

More information may be found on the School’s website:

Georgia Tech is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

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