Professor of UX Design

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Professor of UX Design

Location:   Atlanta
Position Number   F01746
Position Type:   Full Time
Position Title   Professor of UX Design
Work Year:   Academic Year



SCAD Atlanta seeks a full-time professor of UX design to join its dedicated, award-winning faculty in preparing students for rapidly evolving design careers.

User experience designers create using the principles and tools of a progressive platform within the SCAD School of Design. The program encourages the development of a strong interdisciplinary design community across SCAD locations that collaborates with such related academic disciplines as design management, design for sustainability, industrial design, and interactive design.

The ideal candidate has a demonstrated passion for inspiring and teaching at the college level, the ability to motivate students and faculty to think creatively and critically, as well as experience working with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds. The candidate also possesses a thorough understanding of user experience design methodology and theories.

Additionally, the candidate has strong graphic and idea visualization skills, a background in contextual research, experience prototyping, and the ability to create compelling user interfaces that generate engaging interactive experiences.

One of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., Atlanta provides professionals an ideal environment to live, work, and play. Located in the heart of Midtown, SCAD Atlanta is home to a dynamic cultural landscape that includes excellent dining, theaters, museums, and fine art galleries, plus bustling shops and countless green spaces, including Piedmont Park and Atlanta’s famed Beltline. The capital of the New South, Atlanta provides both southern charm and the dynamism of an alpha city.

- At least five years of industry experience
- Strong project management skills
- Terminal degree, or equivalent, in interactive design, HCI, human factors, industrial design, service design, design management, interactive design and game development, or related disciplines

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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Special instructions to applicants: 

Note: Only complete packages will be considered. An unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, cover letter, resume or CV, and portfolio are required. For the portfolio, you have the option to upload electronic documents/images, or a URL.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Portfolio

Optional Documents

  1. Other Document

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