Industrial Design Faculty Search

Industrial Design Faculty Positions:

The School of Industrial Design at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia, is growing. We currently seek to fill tenure track faculty or professor of practice positions in Industrial Design related to one or a combination of the following specialty areas, including: product development and innovation; interactive technologies; healthcare design; and/or human-computer interaction.

We are searching for candidates who place a strong emphasis on human-centered design and user experience along with a strong track record and commitment to design, research, and teaching. A Ph.D. or advanced degree in industrial design is preferred. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The School of Industrial Design currently offers a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design, Master of Industrial Design, Master of Science in Human-Computer Interaction (with a specialization in Industrial Design), a Minor in Industrial Design, and is working toward establishing a Ph.D. while currently offering a doctoral concentration in industrial design 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:

• Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
• Mechanical Engineering
• Biomedical Engineering
• Architecture
• Interactive Computing
• Graphics Visualization and Usability Center (GVU)
• Center for Assistive Technology & Environmental Access (CATEA)
• AMAC Accessibility
• SimTigrate Lab

Successful candidates will be expected to develop a strong collaborative research agenda ideally connected with one or more of the groups identified above; teach specialty courses in design theory or methodology; and/or teach an integrated design studio.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. The start date is negotiable. If interested please submit all documentation in one PDF. It should include:

• 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 (10 pages max)
• One well-illustrated research paper/publication in support of your qualifications
• Names and addresses (including email) of three academic/professional references

Please submit applications to the ID Search Website:

If you have further questions please contact:

Amy Fortson, Academic Program Manager
School of Industrial Design

More information may be found on the School’s website:

Georgia Tech is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.