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ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN POSITION (002892-2013)

Position: Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Industrial Design

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Starting Date: August 2014

Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate industrial design courses. Candidate is expected to coordinate design drawing courses as well as teaching studio courses.  Candidate is required to maintain ongoing creative endeavors in industrial design practice or industrial design research. Participation in graduate student committees as well as department activities is expected.  

Qualifications: Terminal degree in Industrial Design, such as MFA, MID, MS, or other is required. Demonstrate professional work and/or achievements in industrial design practice. Previous teaching experience at the university level and professional practice are strongly desired. Candidates should have strong skills of design visualization such as drawing and computer modeling (SolidWorks proficiency preferred).

Program: The Industrial Design Program at Purdue University offers a NASAD accredited four-year Professional Program with approximately 125 students, with approximately 15 students in the MFA graduate program. This ID program is focused on product design, interaction design, and furniture design (www.cla.purdue.edu/ad/industrial).

Procedure: Send letter of application, resume, printed portfolio, statement of teaching philosophy, contacts of three references (name, phone, and email), official transcripts, digital portfolio of students’ work, and a SASE for return of documents to:

Star Brown, Administrative Assistant to the School Head
Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual & Performing Arts
Yue-Kong Pao Hall
552 West Wood Street
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2002

Application: Review of applications will begin December 2, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.

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