The newly created School of Design and Creative Technologies (SDCT) at The University of Texas at Austin (UT) invites applications for two nine-month, full-time, open rank, non-tenure track, renewable faculty positions in the field of interaction design, with a start date of August 2018.
The full-time faculty in interaction design will typically teach three courses per semester (six courses per year) at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Their primary teaching responsibilities will include developing, delivering, and assessing 1) introductory courses in interaction design for majors and non-majors; 2) introductory and advanced undergraduate interaction design courses in areas such as UI/UX, AR/VR, creative coding, design research, experience design, interactive media, and/or time-based media for platforms such as desktop, web, social networking, mobile, physical space, and/or hardware (e.g. Arduino, Raspberry Pi, etc.); and 3) senior project and/or exhibition courses, graduate courses, thematic/special topics courses, and/or interdisciplinary team-taught courses that enroll students from multiple design specializations and/or university departments. The full-time faculty in interaction design will also undertake a variety of service activities each year, such as participating in admissions reviews, undergraduate and graduate assessments, program reviews, curriculum development, faculty searches, and/or standing committees; advising student groups; and/or coordinating visiting lecturer visits, as assigned.