Job Description

Join a welcoming and vibrant group of faculty at Northeastern University in Boston MA in support of our growing Design programs: undergraduate Design BFA, numerous combined Design degrees and minors, graduate Information Design and Data Visualization and Experience Design certificates, MS, and MFA.

The Department of Art + Design in the College of Arts, Media and Design, invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant, Associate or Full Teaching Professor position in Design. We seek candidates with a record of excellent creative practice, innovative pedagogy, significant exhibited and/or published work and relevant teaching experience in the theory and practice of human-centered design, design thinking, and design systems. Applicants with experience in academia, institutions and/or industry who bring a systems point of view and an ability to work across disciplines on complex issues via a design focus are encouraged to apply. Candidates should demonstrate a strong interest in and capacity for delivering graduate and entry- to upper-level undergraduate design courses. Renewable position, teaching load is 3 classes per semester with the possibility of summer classes for extra compensation.

Candidates must have teaching experience at the college level and a doctorate, MFA, or MDes in Design or completed prior to the start of the appointment. Candidates should demonstrate a record of excellent creative practice, innovative pedagogy, significant exhibited and/or published work and relevant teaching experience in design processes and social impact design.

We are looking for a broad range of design expertise across positions (two renewable and two visiting positions). The search committee will be reviewing applications across all positions, so please apply to multiple positions as appropriate, especially if you are unsure of the best fit. The start date for the position is August 27, 2021

Application Details

Applications received on or before May 24, 2021 will be guaranteed full review.

Northeastern University

Appointment with Northeastern University Department of Art + Design locates you within a major urban private global research university and a leader in experiential learning, global engagement and advanced research. Our College of Arts, Media and Design is engaged with interdisciplinary creative scholarship, critique of established principles and processes and is comprised of a unique combination of disciplines and practices in architecture, art, design, communication, games, journalism, media, music, and theatre.