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Assistant Professor, Art and Design, College of Arts and Sciences

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Art & Design, Full Time

Assistant Professor of Interaction Design, Department of Art & Design, University of Delaware (Newark, DE). Full-time, tenure track.

QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach courses in design thinking, creative process, physical computing, digital fabrication, professional practices and industrial design methods in the Department of Art & Design’s Visual Communications BFA, such as Interaction Design, Core 3-D Modeling, and Topics in Art, Design & Technology. Pursue creative and scholarly research in interactive design, and advise students to design and develop applied and personal research projects within the program philosophy.  Contribute service to the program, department, and University.

Applicants must have an MFA, PhD, or equivalent terminal degree in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Architecture, or a closely-related design discipline; at least one academic year (9 months) of experience teaching design theory and practice, including hands-on methods of design and the relationship between technology and humanity; as well as a record of creative research in interdisciplinary interaction design topics.

TO APPLY:  Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent describing how specific experiences shaped your qualifications and your vision for the role of design in a global society; curriculum vitae; teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and URL link to digital portfolio of student work; names and contact information for three references; list of featured creative projects with a URL link to your full digital portfolio. Please clearly specify your role(s) if your portfolio includes collaborative projects. You may also include samples of other related accomplishments including exhibitions, conference papers, published writings, commissioned work, etc.

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