Lecturer / Assistant / Associate / Full professor in Product Design ​and/or Industrial

Saudi Arabia (SA) - Jeddah - Effat University
Nov 14, 2018
InsideHigherED- Design 2018
Institution Type
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Job Description:


Effat University’s College of Architecture and Design  invites applications for full-time faculty positions at the ranks of Lecturer / Assistant / Associate / Full professor in Product Design ​and/or Industrial Design starting in August 2018. The positions are available immediately and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.


Successful candidates are expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the area of specialization using practical innovative methods, complement and enhance the research activities of the  College of Architecture and Design with their own scholarly activities, supervise student research thesis/projects, and publish in authentic and credible journals in their field.




Specific skills for Product Design Instructor:




Design research methods


Product Sketching and rendering


Concept generation


User Experience (UX) 


Human Factors and design psychology


Prototype development and model making


Advanced Manufacturing Processes and Hand tools operations (Laser cutting / 3D Printing / CNC Machining)


Experience of using various types of exotic and standard materials






Applicants must have BSc, MSc and PhD degree in Product Design or Industrial Design from accredited university with at least five years of teaching experience at graduate and undergraduate levels. An ideal candidate must be committed to high quality teaching, outstanding research and strong publication record, ability to generate research funds and have strong relation with the industry, with very good management and leadership qualifications, communication, interpersonal, professional skills and proficiency in English language.




Application instructions:


All applicants must submit the covering letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, sample of publications, and three letters of reference by email to [email protected]  and College of Architecture and Design Recruitment Committee [email protected]


The faculty recruitment committee will review the received applications immediately, and will continue until the positions are filled.


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