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Syracuse University Associate Professor: DESIGN-Industrial and Interaction Design in Syracuse, New York

The School of Design in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University is excited to invite applications for an Associate Professor with tenure in the field of Industrial and Interaction Design (IID). We are actively seeking an exceptional senior scholar who will bring their expertise and experience to our dynamic academic community.

The ideal candidate is a seasoned researcher with a well-established portfolio that has successfully secured external funding. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to building cutting-edge programs and courses both at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The chosen candidate will play a pivotal role in mentoring junior faculty and guiding students in their specialized areas of research. Additionally, active engagement in service to the school, college, and university is an integral part of this role.

The School of Design places a significant emphasis on producing forward-thinking design professionals. We take pride in our nationally acclaimed Bachelor of Industrial Design (BID) degree program, which ranks #3 in the nation according to Design Intelligence. We believe in equipping our graduates not only with a strong foundation of core skills but also with a comprehensive understanding of the potential and responsibilities presented by current technological advancements.

As part of our faculty, you will be joining a dedicated community committed to shaping the future of design education. Our mission is to cultivate students who, upon completing their studies, are prepared to excel in a diverse range of fields, including consultancy, in-house and corporate design, entrepreneurship, and prestigious graduate programs. Our commitment to excellence extends beyond the classroom, with our faculty and students encouraged to collaborate with disciplines across our Research-1 university.

Join us in shaping the next generation of design leaders and innovators. Become a driving force in our vibrant community of educators and scholars who are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of design education and research.

About The College of Visual and Performing Arts

The College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University is committed to the education of cultural leaders who will engage and inspire audiences through performance, visual art, design, scholarship, and commentary. We provide the tools for self-discovery and risk-taking in an environment that thrives on critical thought and action. To learn more about the college, our distinguished faculty, and our program, please visit our websites at,

Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.