Employment at ArtCenter

Humanities and Sciences

Full-time Faculty - History of Technology and Industrial Design

ArtCenter College of Design is seeking a dynamic full-time faculty member (rank of assistant professor, non-tenure track) to teach History of Technology and Industrial Design. The successful candidate will develop courses with an emphasis on technology since modernity.  The candidate will teach a required course in the history of industrial design plus electives.  The department seeks candidates with an interest in collaborative teaching with studio faculty.

Reports to: Chair of Humanities and Sciences

FLSA status: Exempt

Candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, CV with three references, ArtCenter application, and unofficial transcripts. Upon hire the successful candidate will be required to provide official transcripts.

Applicants responding to posted job openings are asked to include a completed employment application with the application materials listed in the job posting.

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  • Doctoral degree in history or design from and accredited college or university, must be completed at time of application 
  • Two years of college level teaching experience, especially in areas related to the Art Center’s programs.
  • A record of scholarly research
  • Ability to employ a variety of teaching techniques and strategies to address the diverse learning needs of students
  • Ability to handle confidential student information with tact and discretion
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within Art Center’s diverse communities

Closing date: February 9, 2018


ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.