November 2, 2016

Call for applications: full-time faculty

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
Photo: Jo Sittenfeld/RISD.

Rhode Island School of Design is a global leader in art and design education with a distinguished history of excellence in teaching and a rigorous educational model that encourages creative experimentation and risk-taking. RISD is seeking full-time faculty members who are interested in the challenge of combining engaged teaching, vibrant professional practice, and dedicated leadership and service in a community committed to critical making and critical thinking. They will join our full- and part-time faculty, experts in their respective fields and dedicated teachers, who come together with our exceptional students to create a vibrant community that celebrates difference and creativity. Appointments to begin fall 2017.

Division of Architecture and Design
Assistant/Associate Professor, Furniture Design
Assistant Professor, Industrial Design
Assistant Professor, Interior Architecture

Division of Fine Arts
Assistant Professor, Film/Animation/Video
Assistant Professor, Painting
Assistant/Associate Professor of Textiles, Knitting
Assistant Professor of Textiles, New Technologies

Division of Liberal Arts 
Assistant/Associate Professor of Islamic Art and Visual Culture
Assistant/Associate Professor of Latin American Art and Visual Culture

Visit for job descriptions and application information.

The mission of Rhode Island School of Design, through its college and museum, is to educate its students and the public in the creation and appreciation of works of art and design, to discover and transmit knowledge, and to make lasting contributions to a global society through critical thinking, scholarship and innovation.

RISD recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, scholarship, professional practice, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. RISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


Faculty positions at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)

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