Adventist Education

A Journey to Excellence
Walla Walla University
Mar. 11, 2020
Resumes Due:
May. 31, 2020

Description: The Product Design program at the Walla Walla University?s Department of Technology seeks a professor in product design with practical experience in the discipline of product/industrial design beginning August 1, 2020. The appointed faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate courses and work with the chair of the Department of Technology in developing curriculum while pursuing connections with business related industries and communities beyond the University. The appointee will teach undergraduate product design courses, act as student academic adviser, and supervisor to groups and individual students. The faculty member will be expected to participate in curriculum development, engage in academic and professional community service, participate in faculty governance, and work collaboratively with internal and external research organizations.

Experience: Qualified candidates must possess a master?s degree, or higher, in product/industrial design (MFA, MID, MDes, PhD or equivalent) or a closely related discipline with a significant record of scholarly and creative work. Excellence in design may be demonstrated through a proven track record as an inspired practitioner, educator and/or researcher. The ideal candidate will possess experience in teaching with a strong background and advanced knowledge of contemporary professional practices in one or more of the following areas: product development, design research, design theory, and design for emerging technologies.