Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Interactive Design faculty position in the Department of Technical Communication and Interactive Design (TCID) that begins August 2024.
Faculty at KSU teach face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses. A commitment to excellence in teaching, an active and innovative research/creative activity agenda, and service to the institution are expected of all tenure track faculty members in KSU's Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
A typical workload is 60/30/10 as follows:
Teaching (60% or 3/3 load) Interactive Design courses.
Research (30%) in an active research agenda.
Service (10%) to Dept/College/University or professional community.
Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.
Terminal degree (PhD, MFA, other), or the foreign equivalent, in interactive design, human-computer interaction, interaction design, user experience design, user interface design, multimedia design, product design, digital visual communication, or related field. Degree must be earned by the start date.
A demonstrated record of effective teaching at the university level and an active research agenda.
Demonstrated effectiveness (e.g., syllabi, assignments, student evaluations or summaries, peer or self-reviews of teaching) in teaching user research and interaction design methods. Related Interactive Design classes include Interaction Design I, Interaction Design II, Ethnography for Designers.
An active research agenda in a field related to interaction or user experience design.
Experience with externally funded research projects.
Experience supervising students in research experiences.
Current Curriculum Vitae with names and contact information for three references.
Letter of Application addressing the candidate's qualifications for the position.
A statement of teaching philosophy.
A research agenda and/or artist statement.
Official teaching evaluations. (Upload as Additional Documents)
A portfolio demonstrating relevant accomplishments in prototyping, user interface design, and/or visual design (Please attach a one-page document including the web link to your website).
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Official Transcripts and Official International Course-by-Course Evaluations Due Upon Hire).
Incomplete applications are ineligible for consideration