Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Design, University of Regina

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) – Design

The Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance at the University of Regina invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Design (Creative Technologies) at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence on January 1, 2024 or July 1, 2024.

We are seeking applicants with a doctorate in Visual Design, Communication Design, Visual Interaction Design, Creative Technologies, or a related field; however, applicants who are PhD candidates (ABD – all but dissertation), and applicants who have an MFA, will be considered.

The successful candidate should demonstrate significant creative-scholarly output at the professional peer reviewed level with the ability to connect theory to practice. Preference will be given to those with a sustainable robust research agenda, and a record of successful teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Previous studio/lab teaching experience in Design or Creative Technologies, or a related area, is required. The successful candidate will be capable of supervising graduate students. Additional professional/industry experience in design and/or the creative industries is desirable.

The successful candidate will have a background in design practice and theory, and a focus on one or more of these specializations: Visual Design, Communication Design, Visual Interaction Design, Computational Art, Designing for Human Interaction, Design Theory, Speculative Design.

The University of Regina is located in the heart of a vibrant, and increasingly diverse, mid-sized city in the centre of the beautiful Canadian prairies on Treaty 4 Territory with a presence in Treaty 6, the territories of the Nêhiyawak, Anihšināpēk, Dakota, Lakota, and Nakoda peoples, and the traditional homeland of the Métis/Michif Nation.

With a faculty complement of 35 full-time professors, including some of the most celebrated contemporary artists in the country, the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance enjoys a long-standing reputation as one of Western Canada’s foremost environments for artistic research at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Emphasizing the importance of studio production and theory, we offer BA, BFA, BMus, MMus, MA, MFA, and an Interdisciplinary Studies PhD in Media and Artistic Practices. MAP has numerous international partnership universities, with many innovative mobility initiatives for both faculty and students in Mexico City and the UK, among other locations. MAP is now home to a new Canada Research Chair in Socially Engaged Theatre (Tier II) and the SaskPower Chair in Cultural Heritage.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, all post-secondary transcripts (unofficial), a statement of teaching philosophy and dossier, portfolio of recent work, and contact information of three referees. This information must be submitted by selecting the icon “Apply for this job” above the posting.

Please apply for this position at:

Closing Date: September 30, 2023

For more information: Please contact the Faculty Administrator with the subject line “Design Position ” and address your e-mail to:

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