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PT Faculty- MS in Strategic Design and Management

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Position Information

Position Information

Position Availability:
Position Title: PT Faculty- MS in Strategic Design and Management
Requisition Number: 0306071210
Location New York City
Position Type: Part Time Faculty
Position Status: Part-Time
Department: PSD/School of Design Strategies

The School of Design Strategies at Parsons School of Design is seeking part-time faculty to teach across the following courses within the Master of Science program in Strategic Design and Management: New Design Firms, Integrative Studio 1, Integrative Studio 2 and Design Innovation + Leadership. Academically rigorous and industry-focused, the MS in Strategic Design and Management responds to the major restructuring of developed and emerging economies worldwide. Unlike traditional Master’s degrees in design and management, this program fuses design thinking, business logic, economic frameworks and specific values of sustainability, social value creation and responsible entrepreneurial innovation; in doing so, the program supports and ultimately aspires to define an emerging discipline in its own right. Students in the program focus on the evolving global economy and are exposed to sophisticated real-world perspectives on operations, sustainability, management, leadership, entrepreneurship, design innovation, and design research.

Although prior teaching experience is preferred, applicants with no prior teaching experience may apply if their professional practice speaks to qualities listed below. We invite applications in the form of a one-page cover letter and a resume. Please provide any links to online portfolios and/or websites to facilitate the qualification review.

Minimum Qualifications:

Baseline qualifications required across all courses:
• An advanced degree in business or design discipline or equivalent relevant professional industry experience and/or entrepreneurial experience.
• A strong record of recent professional practice in strategic design, particularly in creative industries.
• Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools commonly used in strategic design and management.

Course specific additional qualifications required:
Integrative Studio 1 & 2:
• Experience in studio teaching with a particular interest in design research
• Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
• Working knowledge of design thinking frameworks and tools
New Design Firms:
• Work experience in design firms
• Interest in creative design of new technical and strategic solutions
Design Innovation + Leadership:
• Knowledge of innovation and leadership concepts and practices
• Demonstrated relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Job Family: Parsons The New School for Design
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Posting Date: 10/31/2015
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter