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Assistant Professor of Design


Rock Hill, SC

Nov 30
Job Description

Winthrop University, a highly ranked, public, comprehensive university, announces a national search for an Assistant Professor of Design. This is a 9-month, full-time, tenure-track appointment in the Department of Design within the College of Visual and Performing Arts. This position requires daily contact with students, faculty, and staff on campus. Additionally, the successful candidate may be expected to occasionally participate in events in the evenings and on weekends. Candidates should have the desire to teach in an interdisciplinary, diverse, and highly collaborative undergraduate environment. Winthrop enrolls a diverse student body, which closely mirrors the racial and ethnic diversity in the state, and has recently received accolades for its success in graduating students of color.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate expertise in design history, theory, and practice and a commitment to an interdisciplinary approach to design studies. The department seeks candidates whose design process emphasizes human-centered methodologies and who has experience and education in interior design, and/or architecture.

Complete applications should be submitted electronically at All applications and nominations will be handled in confidence. Questions about the position and nominations should be directed to Chair Eva Roberts,