The College of Architecture, Visual Arts, and Design (CAVAD) at California Baptist University seeks highly motivated applicants with an entrepreneurial spirit for the position of full-time tenure-track faculty in Design. CAVAD is a rapidly growing multi-faceted art & design college dedicated to the integration of Christian thought and values; cutting-edge design pedagogy; and reflective inter-disciplinary practice. CAVAD aims to produce students with high levels of integrity alongside notable skills in the practice of multiple disciplines including Architecture, Graphic Design, Photography, Film, Fine Art, and Illustration.
This tenure-track track position seeks a candidate who will be able to be able to bring collegiate academic teaching experience, or significant professional experience, as a foundation for effective teaching of interdisciplinary Design Thinking courses for the span of disciplines in the college.
Successful candidates may teach 24 units of Design Thinking Foundation and Design Thinking Practicum courses for the College of Architecture, Visual Art, and Design.
Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service activities that support the mission of the CAVAD and CBU.
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: 1) Terminal degree or Ph.D. in Design related field; 2) Teaching experience at the collegiate level, or significant record of work as a professional designer; 3) An existing or developing research / creative practice agenda that will expand or enrich the school’s pedagogy; 4) Demonstrate a history of service to the profession and/or the broader community.