Associate/Assistant Professor, Industrial Design (Cincinnati, OH, US)


University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH - May 13, 2022

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Tenure-Track Faculty Appointment (Rank/Title Commensurate w/ Credentials) Myron E.

Ullman Jr.

School of Design College of Design, Architecture, Art, & Planning (­Program of Industrial Design)   The College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for the Industrial Design faculty position in the top-ranked Myron J.

Ullman Jr.

School of Design (SoD) at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor (rank/title commensurate with credentials).    The College of DAAP has as its primary mission the creation of a better cultural and design environment.

The School of Design’s role in advancing that mission is to prepare our approximately 700 undergraduate and graduate students to be responsible professionals and citizens in a complex and evolving world.

We achieve this through a distinctive, rigorous, carefully sequenced curriculum that includes a substantial cooperative education program component dating back 100 years.

This curricular model, expressed in classrooms, research labs, and professional offices all over the world, integrates practice and theory.

It inspires interdisciplinary projects and builds solid corporate partnerships, and contributes to our strength as a leading design institution.

  The School of Design aims to prepare its students to be skilled professionals who can ably work in local and global markets while respecting the diversity of the human community.

The School of Design is innovative in teaching and in transforming the design disciplines by infusing learning with the newest design thinking methods and technologies.

Through inspired interdisciplinary projects and solid corporate partnerships, the School of Design is devoted to furthering its role as a leading design institution.

Our undergraduate and graduate programs empower students in our School of Design with a core of knowledge that provides a solid educational base.

Our students are prepared for careers in fashion, communication design, and industrial design by a passionate faculty, rigorous academic endeavors, and a world-class professional practice (co-op) program.

  The Industrial Design program is consistently recognized as a top program both nationally and internationally.

 Faculty are experienced in progressive design research and methods demonstrated through practice.

They translate unique perspectives and experience into the studio classroom to complement the inquisitive problem-solving culture of the program.

The program is based in a solid technical foundation that includes design theory and research, conceptual ideation, design communication, social and environmental responsibility, and professionalism.

Students may choose to focus on product design or transportation design.

  Responsibilities for this position include a full-time teaching load of 18 credit hours per academic year, which entails developing and delivering course content, projects, and supporting material in industrial design and instruction in core skills such as creative problem solving, conceptual ideation, design visualization and communication, computer-based design technology, aesthetic execution, and professionalism.

Candidates will be expected to conduct and publish research in one’s area of design expertise within the field of industrial design.

They will also be expected to provide leadership, such as but not limited to committees or curricular development, and contribute to collaborative cross disciplinary teaching and/or research efforts (for example, teach a Packaging Design Studio with faculty from two different disciplines and students from 3 different studios).

A full-time faculty member serves on various School, College, and/or University committees and carries some degree of administrative responsibility for curriculum development.

  Minimum Qualifications to include all of the following prior to effective date of the appointment: Assistant Rank Master’s degree in industrial design or related field  One year industry experience in industrial design or related field One academic term (post-graduate degree) of University-level teaching experience in industrial design or related field Associate Rank: Tenure Status Master’s degree in industrial design or related field  One year industry experience in industrial design or related field   Application Process: Interested applicants must complete an online application at jobs.uc.edu.

In order to be considered for this position, please include the documents below: CV/Resume Cover Letter Statement of Teaching Philosophy Three References Portfolio of Candidate Work (submit as a link or web address) Portfolio of Work Created by Students Under Candidate Teaching (submit as a link or web address)   For more information about the School of Design and the Programs, please visit: https://daap.uc.edu/academics/sod     FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment.

As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

  As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare.

Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

  The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

  REQ: 40065 SF:OMJ SF:RM SF:INS SF:INS

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