Professor of Design Management

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Position Information

Campus Location: Savannah
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Professor of Design Management
Work Year: Academic Year
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The SCAD design management program prepares professionals to lead organizations and constituents in the process of design-driven innovation, thinking and value creation. The program’s curriculum has a heavy focus on collaboration and the implementation of design thinking at all levels of an organization. Classwork and projects enhance students’ knowledge and practice of business and design theory, market and user research, idea visualization, sustainable and social innovation, financial practices, marketing, and the cultivation of a collaborative culture in organizations.

Join a dedicated team as a full-time professor of design management and work with highly motivated and diverse graduate students, professors and leading professional partners from industry and other sectors. Students and faculty engage in both on-ground and online learning environments and work as global virtual teams solving industry-sponsored projects as part of the SCAD Collaborative Learning Center. Our graduates go on to successful careers at innovative organizations, such as 3M, frog, General Electric, IBM, Procter & Gamble, Steelcase and others.

− Terminal degree in business, design, social science or a related field
− Experience leading a design or innovation department, managing a brand or directing design research and/or strategy programs for multiple stakeholders
− Background working with teams and students, either directly as a professional practice team leader or as faculty in a design management educational program
− Portfolio demonstrating in-depth investigations, reframing and modeling, and collaborative iteration in the resolution of complex design, business or organizational challenges

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.

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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. Should you have questions regarding your application package, you may submit an email to

Applicant Documents

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