Professor of Design Management
The SCAD design management program prepares professionals to lead organizations and constituents in the process of design-driven innovation, thinking and value creation. The program’s curriculum has a heavy focus on collaboration and the implementation of design thinking at all levels of an organization. Classwork and projects enhance students’ knowledge and practice of business and design theory, market and user research, idea visualization, sustainable and social innovation, financial practices, marketing, and the cultivation of a collaborative culture in organizations.
Join a dedicated team as a full-time professor of design management and work with highly motivated and diverse graduate students, professors and leading professional partners from industry and other sectors. Students and faculty engage in both on-ground and online learning environments and work as global virtual teams solving industry-sponsored projects as part of the SCAD Collaborative Learning Center. Our graduates go on to successful careers at innovative organizations, such as 3M, frog, General Electric, IBM, Procter & Gamble, Steelcase and others.
− Terminal degree in business, design, social science or a related field
− Experience leading a design or innovation department, managing a brand or directing design research and/or strategy programs for multiple stakeholders
− Background working with teams and students, either directly as a professional practice team leader or as faculty in a design management educational program
− Portfolio demonstrating in-depth investigations, reframing and modeling, and collaborative iteration in the resolution of complex design, business or organizational challenges