The Design School at Arizona State University seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Industrial Design beginning August 2023. This position will be located on the ASU Tempe Campus.
The successful candidate will see themselves as a dedicated change agent utilizing their knowledge of the design professions and their ideas about how design thinking along with lessons from design history can change the world. They will challenge traditional design curricula with a vision for the future of design education, and will recognize and communicate a leadership role within the wider context of design management within organizations. The successful candidate will be expected to actively participate in the teaching of the Industrial Design Bachelor of Science in Design, Master of Industrial Design and Master of Science in Design degree programs. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate-level studio courses as well as lecture/seminar courses in these degree programs. Mentoring of thesis projects is also included as part of the teaching responsibility. The candidate will be expected to demonstrate the potential to develop and sustain research/creative activity capable of achieving national and international recognition and attracting external funding. In addition, the candidate will also be expected to participate in service to the program, school, institute, university and community such as IDSA.