Assistant Professor, Interaction/Graphic Design Department of Design

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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 (; and a Statement of Contributions to Diversity that highlights past efforts to encourage diversity (, 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 to:

Professor Tim McNeil

Chair, Search Committee, Interaction and graphic design

Department of Design                        

University of California at Davis      

Davis, CA 95616                               

(530) 752-2589


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.