The University of California, Davis, seeks an Assistant
Professor in Interaction/Graphic Design. The Director will be
appointed as an Assistant Professor within the Department of
Design, College of Letters and Science.
To be considered, applicants should have an M.F.A or Ph.D.
degree or equivalent terminal degree (M.Des.) in a relevant field.
Active research and/or creative program required. Teaching
experience required, with the ability to teach at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels. The appointee will have a proven
record and/or demonstrate potential to teach and interact with a
broad range of design and other disciplines. The applicant must
also have the ability to work effectively with groups and
individuals representing a diversity of backgrounds, interests, and
positions both within and outside the University of California.
Submit required materials on-line at RECRUIT system,
Required materials include: a letter of interest;
CV, including creative projects / professional practice /
publications; a brief statement of research and creative plans; a
statement of teaching and research interests; a brief statement of
teaching philosophy with descriptions of 3-5 courses taught and /
or proposed at undergraduate and graduate level; up to 25 images of
creative works, including at least 5–10 examples of student work if
available, and the names and contact details for 5 references; an
authorization to release form (https://aadocs.ucdavis.edu/your-resources/forms-and-checklists/forms/authorization-release-form.pdf);
and a Statement of Contributions to Diversity that highlights past
efforts to encourage diversity (https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion),
which may include description of previous activities mentoring
women, minorities, students with disabilities, or other
under-represented groups, and proven past commitment to improving
access to higher education for disadvantaged students.
Inquiries prior to application due date should be directed
Professor Tim McNeil
Chair, Search Committee, Interaction and graphic design
University of California at
Initial deadline for review of applications begins
December 15, 2021, and the search continues until
the position is filled; start date of July 1, 2022.