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Design Justice Faculty Cluster Hire Initiative

University of Minnesota College of Design k

Minneapolis, MN

Apr 21
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Design Justice Faculty Cluster Hire Initiative
Four openings in four programs within the College of Design: Architecture, Graphic Design, Interior Design, and Product Design

The College of Design at the University of Minnesota is hiring four assistant/associate professors with tenure rank to be determined for the Design Justice Faculty Cluster Hire Initiative, who are committed to advancing any of their scholarly, pedagogic, and/or service agenda specifically focused on design justice (e.g. racism, racial justice, bias, social equity, and/or power/privilege) within their given design area. Over the two-year timeframe, the four positions are in architecture, graphic design, interior design, and product design. Successful candidates will teach a range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional courses specific to the needs of the program area. Detailed description for the graphic design position will be forthcoming in June.

University of Minnesota College of Design

Located in one of the major design cities and in one of the largest research universities in the U.S., the College of Design encompasses the full range of design disciplines at the University of Minnesota and is home to seven undergraduate majors, 22 graduate degree options, eight centers, and the Goldstein Museum of Design. In pursuit of a fully inclusive community, the College of Design at the University of Minnesota is committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion. We seek to understand and meet the needs of all types of people to create culturally and socially responsive prototypes, projects, and environments. As such, we first look to foster such inquiry and responsiveness within our own College by welcoming, affirming, and empowering all students, faculty, and staff.