|Position ID:||OSU-Design-DTI [#7068]|
|Position Title:||Assistant or Associate Professor|
|Position Type:||Tenured/Tenure-track faculty|
|Position Location:||Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]|
Digital Media & Design
|Appl Deadline:||2017/02/28* (posted 2016/09/30, updated 2016/02/19, listed until 2017/02/28)|
The Department of Design and the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD) seek an Assistant Professor (tenure-eligible) or Associate Professor (tenured) of Design with expertise in Information Design and Data Visualization. Candidates should be accomplished information designers with expertise in the visual translation of data-driven content and the ability to use current and emerging computational media and methods to discover, explore, analyze, and communicate complex ideas, concepts, and narratives.
This tenure-track position in the Discovery Theme of data analytics is a joint hire collaboratively situated in the Department of Design and ACCAD. ACCAD is a world-class research center that serves as a hub for a community of creative researchers exploring the potential of technology and arts based practices to inform visualization research in a wide range of disciplines. The Department of Design offers three professional undergraduate degrees in Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Visual Communication Design and an MFA in Design. These degree programs are highly-ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Design Intelligence.
The successful applicant will teach students at ACCAD and the Department of Design and will advise graduate students in the Department of Design’s M.F.A. program. The applicant will contribute to multidisciplinary research at ACCAD and should excel at participating as a member of collaborative cross-disciplinary teams. This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery Themes, a significant faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact. The position offers opportunities for interdisciplinary work with other departments and this faculty member will also contribute to the development of new learning opportunities with special consideration of the visualization needs of students who are majors in Data Analytics (data-analytics.osu.edu/).
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. Ohio State is an NSF Advance Institution.