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Pratt Part-Time Faculty - Graduate Communications Design (71103) in Brooklyn, New York

The Graduate Communications Design department at Pratt Institute is calling for applications of candidates to join our part-time teaching faculty for the 24/25 academic year, starting with Fall 2024. The faculty will primarily teach in our MS in Packaging, Identities and System Design.

This STEM-designated program prepares students to make meaningful and impactful contributions across various design practices. It prepares students to enter a professional world fitted with a level of professional competency to join the community of leaders in sustainable practices, packaging innovation, and integrated design systems. This multidisciplinary program explores real-world challenges to understand how designers can reimagine form-making, branding, and production frameworks.

We seek applicants with a broad vision for the future of Packaging Design and branding, and the ability to articulate that vision. Candidates should comfortably operate at the intersection of commercial practices and innovation and be able to effectively articulate the interplay between experimentation, branding, and socio-economic sustainability.

Candidates must possess excellent collaboration, co-creation, and communication skills, and have a strong interest in working with cohort faculty and our broader community of faculty members.

Pedagogical advancement is central to our department's mission. We welcome faculty who practice inclusive pedagogy, focusing on students' growth and development with deep respect for diverse learning modes, backgrounds, and experiences.

We encourage applicants with expertise in the following areas:

  • Packaging Design

  • Design Management

  • Design Systems

  • Branding

  • System design

  • R&D, Design Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Creative/art direction