West Virginia University, designated as a Research University (High Research Activity), is a comprehensive, land-grant institution with an enrollment of over 29,000 students that boasts a highly-regarded Medical Center and Law School. Our 15 schools and colleges offer a diversity of programs. The University is situated in the foot hills of the Appalachian Mountains, 75 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA and within easy driving distance of major eastern metropolitan areas including NYC and DC. Morgantown, West Virginia’s fourth largest city, recently was rated No. 1 Small City in the America, Best Small City in the East, and 3rd Best Small Town in the nation. These high ratings resulted from its mix of intellectual, cultural and social amenities; university services (including medical); year round summer and winter outdoor recreational opportunities; small town warmth; and a public school system that has been rated in the top 2 percentile in academic performance nationwide.
DESIGN OF CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Position responsibilities consist of teaching courses in design and innovation theory and practice applicable across a broad spectrum of consumer products and services. This position will also be expected to secure funded research, patents and/or licenses, and/or industry support relevant to the field, and apply this expertise to outreach – especially as it relates to economic development within West Virginia and the Appalachian Region.
For a full position description, benefits information and application instructions, please visit: http://design.wvu.edu 
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.