Professor of Furniture Design

SCAD Savannah seeks a full-time professor of furniture design to instruct an array of talented students. SCAD furniture design students have won numerous honors from the International Society of Furniture Designers, Red Dot, and more.

As a professor, you will help students master the fundamentals and learn the design processes through which products are conceived, developed, fabricated, and marketed. You will also equip students with the expertise and fluency to employ theory, research, function, culture, material, technology, and hands-on fabrication skills in the design of furniture and accessories. With enthusiasm and a commitment to excellence, you will motivate students as they learn to work creatively and critically to design meaningful and memorable solutions for a range of users, clients, and product types. You will also work with an engaging and diverse international student body and faculty in a supportive community environment.

The ideal candidate will have a strong professional portfolio as well as teaching experience in conceptual and practical furniture design through concept sketching, 3D modeling, design development, hands-on fabrication skills, material exploration, and oral and visual presentation. The candidate should also have knowledge of and experience with current and emerging industry software and technologies and a keen eye for trends

Minimum Qualifications:

• M.F.A. in Furniture Design or its equivalent in a related field
• Demonstrated design-based approach to careers in furniture
• Portfolio of professional design work
• Employment history in furniture design and/or manufacturing

Preferred Qualifications:

• University-level teaching experience

Work Hours:As noted in the Employment Agreement.

ADA Tag: 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.