SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES


Candidates should be able to teach students at multiple levels, from Foundation to Masters of Design programs,
and will be expected to contribute to developing curriculum in an institution that is committed to the interrelation
of theory and practice. The successful candidate will join a dynamic team of cross‐disciplinary design faculty
comprising industrial design, interaction design and communication design. Candidates should be equally fluent
in design discourse and studio practice and in balancing the conceptual, aesthetic and technical demands of the
discipline. Additionally, faculty are expected to participate in portfolio reviews, upper‐level design critiques,
provide undergraduate and graduate student supervision, serve on administrative committees, engage in
research, and to be an active member of the Emily Carr community.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have:
 Master’s in Design (or terminal degree in related discipline);
 strong evidence of excellence in communication design work;
 expertise in technical and digital skills;
 be conversant with principles of typography and visual communication across a broad range of media,
 have a minimum of two years of experience in post‐secondary teaching, in addition to design practice
and/or research experience;
 intercultural competence: the ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with people of various
cultures.
Preference may be given to candidates with expertise in at least one of the following areas:
 design for interactive/digital media, design for motion, MR/AR;
 design for healthcare and/or public sectors;
 design for emergency management, information design, data visualization,
 experience design, service design, exhibition and wayfinding design, environmental design and graphics.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Applications should address the candidate’s expertise in the areas of teaching, research, and professional practice.
Applications should include:
 a cover letter;
 a current curriculum vitae;
 a statement of pedagogy and up to 3 samples of syllabi, assignments, and evidence of teaching
effectiveness;
 a statement of research;
 a personal statement on the candidate’s contributions to diversity, regardless of personal characteristics,
describing any professional skills, community experience, or willingness to engage in activities that
advance institutional diversity and equity in teaching, research, and service;
 any relevant supporting materials e.g., PDFs or publications, an online portfolio of recent work; and
 the names and contact information of three referees.
Electronic submissions are welcome at https://ecuad.peopleadmin.ca

Review of applications begins :March 1, 2019

for more information please click on link below:
Communication Design - F004-2019.pdf