9 Dec 2015

Associate Professor/Full Professor and Avery Chair | Industrial Design School of Art + Design | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Associate Professor/Full Professor and Avery Chair
Industrial Design School of Art + Design
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


The School of Art + Design invites applications for a full-time tenured faculty position, at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor and James Avery Endowed Chair, with an emphasis in Industrial Design. We seek an accomplished collaborator with experience in both industry and research settings to play a key role in leading a new campus emphasis on design through enhanced research support, cross-disciplinary collaboration, and curricula. The target starting date is August 16, 2016.

The position will also serve as one of several inaugural Design Research Fellows in the College of Fine and Applied Arts. Accompanied by research support and course release during the initial years of employment, the successful candidate will work with other Fellows from Art + Design, Architecture, and Landscape Architecture to lead a new Design Research Initiative exploring the unique methods, approaches, and partnerships available to design as a central component of research at Illinois.

For more information: go.illinois.edu/designresearch.

The future of design at Illinois also includes a new facility intended for outreach, education, and experimentation in design for students in fields within and outside the arts. 

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 3, 2016. For a full position description and to apply, please visit jobs.illinois.edu.


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