Assistant/Associate Professor

Dec 16, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Design
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00104737

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The DDes is an advanced interdisciplinary distance-learning program in design whose first cohort of students will be admitted for Fall 2018. The program's purpose is to promote research in support of professional designers who are actively creating the artifacts, communications, environments, and organizing structures and systems of the future. It is open to established design practitioners who wish to develop high-level, transformative expertise in applied design. DDes students pursue original investigations to advance new knowledge specifically through design-based cases and methods. These investigations may be grounded in a single design field or, alternatively, may cross boundaries and translate principles from other relevant disciplines. For further information see:

Essential Job Duties: The new faculty member will support the curriculum and success of the DDes program as well as his or her home discipline (department). This position will collaborate with affiliated faculty in constructing and teaching new courses, advising on program policies, and participating in admissions procedures. Other duties may include assisting in program tasks such as event planning, representing and promoting the program at professional events, and/or data collection for long-range planning and evaluation.

Minimum Education/Experience: * PhD / Doctoral degree, terminal design degree or equivalent * Professional experience in a design office, agency, or related form of practice

Department Required Skills: * Effective teaching experience in a relevant design discipline * Experience with online course development or instructional design * Products of design research as disseminated through peer-reviewed venues (e.g. exhibition, competition, publication and/or equivalent) * A record of interdisciplinary collaborations (e.g. successfully executed events or projects) * Demonstrated ability to identify and pursue external funding sources for design-related work with a focus on cross-disciplinary collaboration

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: N/A

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "":http// Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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