The Design School (design.asu.edu) and the School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS; sfis.asu.edu) at Arizona State University seek a dynamic thinker and creator for a joint, full-time faculty appointment focused on futures and socially engaged design, with a central role in the Media and Immersive eXperience (MIX) Center (mix.asu.edu). This position will have instructional responsibilities primarily in the MS in Futures and Design, a cross-disciplinary degree program focused on leveraging emerging/XR technologies and practices to imagine, analyze and create discourse/engagement around futures scenarios and alternate realities. The rank for this position will be determined at the time of hire and can be a tenured/tenure-track or fixed-term faculty appointment, depending on experience. This appointment requires in-person instruction on both the Tempe Campus and the MIX Center in downtown Mesa.
The primary responsibilities for this position will be in the programs of the MIX Center, a cross-disciplinary trio of graduate programs bringing together researchers, designers and engineers to leverage XR technologies, immersive experience design, and practices for public impact. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and mentor students; participate in professional and university service; develop and maintain an independently funded and collaborative research program, equivalent to the rank in which they are hired; engage stakeholders in the university and the community, and demonstrate national and international leadership in their field.
The MIX Center serves a community and a university that represent a broad range of racial, cultural, and other forms of diversity. We enthusiastically welcome applications from individuals of all races, cultures, nations of origin, abilities, and gender identities.