Assistant Teaching Professor

Job description

Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment :


Working Title:

Assistant Teaching Professor

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$50,000 to $55,000

Work Schedule:

Various depending on department needs

Job Location:

Raleigh, NC

Department :

Graphic & Industrial Design

About the Department:

The Department of Graphic Design and Industrial Design within the College of Design provides teaching, research, and scholarship within the discipline of Graphic Design and Industrial Design.

The College of Design offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate study in architecture, art + design, graphic and industrial design, and graduate studies in landscape architecture, through several degree programs, including the Ph.D. in Design and Doctor of Design. The College employs a selective admissions process that ensures a highly motivated and diverse design community. As a result, entering design students consistently rank at the top of academic achievement at the University, and their graduate rate is the highest at NC State University.

Essential Job Duties:

The Department of Graphic Design and Industrial Design in the College of Design at North Carolina State University seeks applicants for a full-time, three-year faculty position in the Industrial Design Program at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor.

Ideal candidates will demonstrate strong Industrial Design skills and deep curiosity in emerging technologies, speculative design methods, human centered design, and/or novel approaches to traditional methods. This 3-year position includes a full-time teaching load, but no research or service requirements. This position is a great opportunity for professional designers who would like to expand their career possibilities in an academic realm, or recent masters graduates who want to experience academic life before deciding on a final career trajectory. Tenured faculty in the program are committed to mentoring the successful candidate in design pedagogy and design research, inventive teaching approaches, and writing/delivering courses that reflect the visiting faculty member’s interest areas as they contribute to the evolving curriculum.

NCSU believes diversity is foundational to creating intellectually vibrant and successful academic communities. We strive to build a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We seek applicants whose demonstrated commitment to inclusion and excellence in teaching will make them vital contributors to our academic community and shared curricular vision.

Other Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.

One year of professional Industrial Design experience.

Other Required Qualifications:

Industrial Design, CAD, Sketch, Design Methods, Prototyping.

Preferred Qualifications:

One year of professional Industrial Design experience.

Required License(s) or Certification(s):


Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Anticipated Close Date:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent describing qualifications and interests along with resume/CV and digital portfolio or portfolio link via online application. Note that digital portfolios and research publications may be submitted as “Other Documents.” Do not submit these materials via email. Inquiries and nominations can be emailed [email protected]

Position Number:


Position Type:

Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):


Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Non Mandatory - Emergency Event

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department ID:

120301 - Graphic & Industrial Design


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.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] 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 equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/20/2021
Application Due: 3/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time