Lecturer in Industrial Design; Full-Time, Start Date: August 15,
Teach a range of undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the
Industrial Design program (up to eight classes per academic year)
and to remain active in the Industrial Design profession including
areas such as: product design, exhibition design, vehicle design,
furniture design; participation in usual departmental activities,
course development, and to serve on a departmental or university
The candidates must have a terminal degree (MFA, PhD) in
Industrial Design or related area. Candidate should demonstrate
design experience in a portfolio. Successful candidates will also
be comfortable advising and engaging the students with
professionals in industrial design and related fields of
practice. Candidates who have proficiency with materials and
processes used in industrial design are preferred.
The Industrial Design program is composed of five faculty
members with a wide range of expertise and offers a four-year
undergraduate BFA degree and an MFA at the graduate level. The
program is accredited by NASAD. The Industrial Design program now
graduates 24 students each year with over 90% placement in
industry. To learn more about the ID program, including its
courses, go to: https://cla.purdue.edu/academic/rueffschool/ad/industrial/.
The Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, and
Performance, one of ten departments/schools in the College of
Liberal Arts, includes the Departments of Art and Design and
Theatre along with the Divisions of Music and Dance. To learn more,
go to: https://www.cla.purdue.edu/academic/rueffschool
Purdue University, the College of Liberal Arts and the Patti and
Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, and Performance are committed to
free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to
address in their letter of application (cover letter) how they are
prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry.
Purdue University’s Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Design,
Art, and Performance is committed to advancing diversity in all
areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and
engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas
in a separate diversity and inclusion statement, indicating their
past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future
goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Candidates should submit application materials electronically
via https://careers.purdue.edu/. The
job requisition ID number for this position is 19377.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications
will be accepted until the position is filled.
- Letter of application
- Resume/Curriculum vitae
- Names of three references with both e-mail and phone
Please upload the following materials into the
“Additional Documents” section:
Copies of academic transcripts
Portfolio of academic and or professional work with a
corresponding list with the titles, dates, role in collaborative
projects, and other pertinent information or a link to a personal
Portfolio of student/mentee work (if applicable) and a
corresponding list with titles, courses and dates and other
pertinent information, or a link to a personal teaching
Candidates must have the ability to work in the US without
immigration sponsorship from Purdue University.
A background check is required for employment in this
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals,
including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and
veterans are encouraged to apply.