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Assistant Professor of Interactive Design

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: Technical Communication and Interactive Design
Posting Job Title: Assistant Professor of Interactive Design
Recruitment Type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty-Discipline: Interactive Design
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular Faculty
Tenure Track Status: Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: 9-Month
Contract Type: Full-time
Date Position Available: 08/06/2018
Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The department of Technical Communication and Interactive Design at Kennesaw State University seeks a 9-month, tenure-track, assistant professor to primarily support our Interactive Design degree focusing on user interface design. Typical teaching load is 3/3 and faculty may be asked to teach other courses in the department as needed.

Ideal candidates for the position will have an active interest in digital design, web/app development, and have teaching experience in several of the following areas: user interface design, front-end development languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript), design thinking, agile/mobile design, and/or data visualization.

Faculty at KSU teach face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses. A commitment to excellence in teaching, an active and innovative research/creative activity agenda, and service to the institution are expected of all faculty members in KSU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Terminal degree (PhD, MFA, other) in hand by August 1, 2018 in Interactive Design or related studies or the foreign equivalent is required, as well as a record of effective university teaching and demonstrated potential for research or creative activity.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 01/08/2018
Questions About Position Opening:

Please contact Dr. Michael Lahey, Coordinator of Interactive Design ( with questions.

Additional Information for Applicants

1. Current Curriculum Vitae with three references
2. Letter of Application
3. Portfolio (If you have a website––personal, Dribble, Behance––please attach a one-page
document including the web link)
4. Research Agenda and/or Artist Statement
5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
6. Official teaching evaluations
7. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official
transcripts due on hire)

Application Instructions

Apply online at the Kennesaw State University
Faculty Employment Opportunities Website at
Please see “Required Documents” below for the necessary parts of your application.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000573
USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 37171
Departmental/College Overview:

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest college at KSU, enrolling more that 7000 students in over 30 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Department of Technical Communication and Interactive Design (TCID) at Kennesaw State University is the newest department in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. We currently offer two undergraduate degrees: a BS in Interactive Design and a BS in Technical Communication.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
  6. Summary of Teaching Evaluations
  7. Other Documents
Optional Documents