Senior Faculty Position in Product Development & Innovation - Rank Open

Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta, Georgia in Georgia

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted April 3, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time


The School of Industrial Design at Georgia Tech in Atlanta,Georgia is seeking to fill a senior tenure track faculty position in the area of Product Development & Innovation. The rank is open.


Familiarity with 3Dmodeling & digital design technologies, rapid prototyping and CNC Machining are essential. Candidates must have a substantive track record and commitment to design, research, and teaching.  A PhD or an advanced degree in industrial design is preferredSalary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualificationsThe School of Industrial Design currently offers a BSID, MID, MS-HCI (with a specialization in Industrial Design), an ID Minor and is working towards establishing a PhD while currently offering a doctoral concentration in ID in connection with the School of Architecture.


Our mandate is to build design and research capabilities in collaboration with other well recognized Programs and Centers on the Georgia Tech campus including:

Mechanical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering


Interactive Computing

Graphics Visualization and Usability Center (GVU)

Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

Center for Assistive Technology & Environmental Access (CATEA)

AMAC Accessibility

Sim Tigrate Lab


As a senior member of the School of Industrial Design, successful candidates will be expected to develop a strong collaborative research agenda with one or more of the groups identified above; teach specialty courses in design theory or methodology related to product development and innovation; and teach an integrated design studio.


Applications will be reviewed on submission.The start date is negotiable. If interested please submit:

•A letter outlining your interest in the future of Industrial Design with an overview of your approach to design, research, and teaching;

•A curriculum vitae;

Selected portfolio samples (10page PDF max);and

One well-illustrated research paper/publication in support of your qualifications


More information may be found on the School’s website

Georgia Tech is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Please submit applications to:

Chair,Search CommitteeSchool of Industrial Design

College of Architecture Georgia Institute of Technology

244tStreeN.W. Atlanta,Georgia  30332


Email to:

Catherine R. Denny, AdministrativeAssistant,School of Industrial Design"


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