Founded in 1930 and located in Pasadena, California, ArtCenter College of Design is a global leader in art and design education and has had an international reputation for its rigorous, transdisciplinary curriculum, faculty of professionals, strong ties to industry, and commitment to socially responsible design. ArtCenter is a private nonprofit fully accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
This position is one of six new faculty job openings across the disciplines of the College, which seeks to expand upon the strategies and perspectives available in the ArtCenter classroom, foster institutional expertise in the intersections between art and design practices and legacies of racism and colonialism, and advance more just and equitable futures both within and beyond the ArtCenter community. Preference will be given to candidates whose work engages global, anti-racist, and decolonizing frameworks in relation to the fields of art, design, and/or media
Industrial Design Undergraduate Programs at ArtCenter College of Design are looking for one full-time faculty member with a background in design practice and teaching experience that reflects and/or focuses on diversity, equity and inclusion. Their studio work should reflect these issues across multiple design strategies. Design research, process and outcomes that reflect awareness of and inclusion of DEI and cultural issues are integral to the position.The position will carry a workload including both teaching and departmental duties: per term, each week, for 14 weeks: three 5-hour studio classes plus 3 faculty service hours. Faculty will be expected to maintain an active professional or research practice. Salary will be commensurate with professional and teaching experience.
This position requires full-time teaching responsibilities, administrative service, and instructional duties, which may be outside of Faculty’s Department, and which may include occasional substitute teaching, service on college-wide committees such as Faculty Council, faculty and student mentoring and advising, core curricular planning, scholarship and portfolio student reviews, physical gallery and program website curation, outcome assessments with corresponding data collection, and attending departmental and College all-hands meetings. Full-time faculty are also responsible to help create visibility and recognition for the program and to maintain external relationships with designers and leaders experienced with issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity.
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Salary will be commensurate with professional and teaching experience.