From the Usability Professionals’ Association Job Bank:


Interaction Designer
Maryland Institute, College of Art
, MD


The Interactive Media Department of Maryland Institute College of Art invites applications for a full-time position with a multi-year renewable contract in a non-tenure institution.


Position Description:

Begins: Fall 2009. The college seeks an interaction designer who will bring strong visual and critical abilities to a growing and dynamic Interactive Media department. The program emphasizes interaction design for all screens; ubiquitous computing; and encourages students to explore ideas across the disciplines of art and design. The selected candidate will teach 6 courses per year and participate actively in institutional governance; departmental operations, including registration, advising, and departmental activities.


Position Qualifications:

•           Masters degree

•           Minimum of 3 years of college level teaching beyond assistantships or equivalent professional experience,

•           Outstanding portfolio of professional work

•           Expertise with interface and user experience design

Valued but not required:

•           Expertise in information architecture, usability, data visualization, online commerce, and/or programming languages for the web


Additional Information:

Salary: Commensurate with experience and college policy; excellent benefits package.


Apply: The College will review applications as received. Although materials received before January 21, 2009, are best assured of receiving full consideration, the position will remain open until filled.  All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

Application Instructions:

Submit: Letter of application; CV; list of 3 references with address, phone, and email; portfolio of professional work and, if available, 20 images of students' work with descriptive list on DVD or CD.

Links to live URLs may be submitted as well, but will be considered as a secondary source.  No slides or prints, please.

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