See also: Art History 2014-2015

Design job listings 2014-15

This page is for listings for faculty positions in Design beginning in fall 2015.

Please list jobs alphabetically by institution within appropriate subcategory. Use Heading 3 to format names of schools / positions within subcategories; use Heading 2 to format new subcategory headings.

University of Prince Edward Island, School of Sustainable Design Engineering - Five (5) Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

The UPEI School of Engineering invites applications from candidates at all levels for five tenure track faculty positions to teach in the School’s new Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Sustainable Design Engineering) Degree program. We seek to attract exceptional candidates with industry experience to mentor engineering students in a non-traditional learning environment.

The full job posting can be found at . The deadline for submission of applications is Dec 31, 2014.

California State University, Long Beach, Department of Design - Assistant Professor in Design History/Theory

Minimum Qualifications: Masters in Design History/Theory or related field.Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the degree by August 1, 2015. Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching Design History and Theory of Design at the university level. Demonstrated record of research, scholarly and/or creative activities. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Design History/Theory or related field. Evidence of experience teaching both lower and upper-division undergraduate courses and seminars. Demonstrated knowledge of history, theory and criticism in design (such as interior design, architecture, industrial design and/or environmental design). Demonstrated potential in curriculum development for undergraduate and graduate programs. Demonstrated potential to participate in ongoing dialogue between design history/theory discipline and studio disciplines. Record of publications and scholarly achievement. Record of academic service.

Duties: Teach lower and upper division design history courses in a department that offers degrees in Design, Interior Design, and Industrial Design; Courses include History and Theory of Architecture, History and Theory of Design, History of Furniture and Decorative Arts, Design in Contemporary Society, History and Theory of Sustainability in Design. Contribute to the development of curriculum in Design History and Design Theory. Advise students. Produce peer-reviewed research, scholarly and creative activities at the national/international level; provide service to the department, college, university, and community.

Applications and required documentation should be addressed to:

Design History/Theory Search Committee Chair

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Design

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-3501

Requests for information should be directed to Diane Stein at: (562) 985-5089 or

Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin November 14, 2014

Job Posting:

Deadline: Nov. 14





Michigan Technological University -- TT Assistant Professor in Design Studies

Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and scholarly work in design studies with a critical and interdisciplinary approach to the history, theory, and practice of design, and with a focus on graphic design and typography. Additional areas of expertise might include: design literacies; design and technology studies; information design; design for social advocacy; social media; media and communication theory; cultural theory.

The preferred candidate will have academic or professional teaching experience in such courses as graphic design, digital publishing, and interactive media. In addition, professional experience in design is desirable. Candidates will be expected to contribute to curriculum development in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Ph.D. preferred but M.F.A. with potential for research and creative work will be seriously considered.

Application packages should be submitted electronically to: Please include: a letter of application, current vita, portfolio of creative work, writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation (including one that addresses teaching).

Review of applications begins on November 1 and will continue until position is filled.

Job Posting:

Deadline: Nov 1.





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