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Assistant Professor Industrial Design
San Jose State University
Specialization: Industrial Design Job Opening ID (JOID): 25122
Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)

A terminal degree (MFA, MS, MDes, or MA) in Industrial Design or a related discipline is required before the start date. The successful candidate will demonstrate (1) a mastery in the instruction of aesthetic fundamentals and advanced topics in industrial design; (2) an advanced understanding of design theory and practice within historical, socio-cultural, economic and technological contexts; and (3) a strong command of visual and verbal presentation. Candidates should be equally fluent in design discourse and studio practice and in balancing the conceptual, aesthetic and technical demands of the discipline. These would include design craft (2D/3D form-visualization and/or 3D form-construction), experience with traditional and digital fabrication. Three years of experience teaching, design practice, and research is preferred.

We are looking for candidates who augment and extend the current strengths of the Industrial Design program. The preferred candidate will be an individual who is highly motivated, engaged and creative, with a well-articulated agenda for creative engagement, teaching expertise, and potential for leadership in the field. Additionally, a keen interest in entrepreneurial pursuits would be ideal. In particular, the Department is interested in candidates who can contribute to an interdisciplinary “Deep Humanities & Arts” initiative that is motivated by the recognition that the arts and humanities have a critical role to play in the formative moment of the design of technology.

Deadline to apply is 12 p.m. on January 21, 2020.
Please apply online at:
APPLY.INTERFOLIO.COM/67936
San Jose State University
San Jose State University
Job Details
LOCATION
San Jose, CA 95023
Employment Status
Full-time
Experience
Mid-level, Senior
Skills
Design
Industry
Education, Industrial/Product
POST DATE: 11.06.2019
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Industrial Design Search Committee

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