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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Industrial Design

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Job Description:  

Designations Available:

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor

Desired Skillset:

  • Applicants should have sufficient experience in teaching in reputed Institutions or relevant Industry experience.
  • Research papers published in International / National Journals will be given preference.
  • Books published and Scholars awarded / currently working for.
  • Applicants with patents registered / consultancy works carried out will be given preference.
  • Exposure to handling high-value funded projects will be an added advantage.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in design from a reputed Institute with good academic records
  • Preferred Ph.D. in relevant streams

Areas of Specialization:

Candidates should be able to handle 4 or more of the following courses.

  1. Design Thinking
  2. Simple Product Design
  3. SMART Product Design
  4. Sustainable Product Design
  5. Speculative Design
  6. Bio-inspired Design
  7. Inclusive Design
  8. Form and color studies
  9. Materials and Processes
  10. New Product Development
  11. Image representation techniques (2D & 3D)
  12. Cultural Embedded Design
  13. Systems Design
  14. Packaging Design
  15. Graphic Design
  16. Typography
  17. Toy Design
  18. Design workshop
  19. Mobility/Transportation Design
  20. Design Futures


  • Classroom presentation
  • Laboratory Instructions
  • Development Learning of Resource Materials & Laboratory Development
  • Student Assessment & Evaluation including Examination work of University.
  • Participation in Co-curricular & extracurricular activities
  • Student’s guidance, counselling & helping in their personal, ethical, moral, and overall character development
  • Keeping abreast of new knowledge and skills, help to generate new knowledge and help dissemination of such knowledge through books, publications, seminars, handouts, etc.
  • Continuing Education Activities Self-development through upgrading qualifications, Experience & Professional Activities

Research Consultancy:

  • Research development activities & Research guidance
  • Industry-sponsored projects
  • Providing consultancy and testing services
  • Promotion of industry–institution interaction and R & D
  • Academic / Administration:
  • Academic and Administrative management of the institution
  • Policy planning, monitoring & evaluation, and promotional activities; both at the department level and institution level
  • Design and development of a new programme.
  • Preparing projects for funding in areas of R&D work, laboratory development, modernization, expansion, etc
  • Administration both at departmental & institutional levels
  • Development, administration, and management at Institutional levels
  • Monitoring and evaluation of academic and research activities
  • Participation in policy planning at the Regional / National level for the Development of Technical Education
  • Helping mobilization of resources for the Institution
  • Develop, update and maintain MIS
  • Plan and implement Staff Development activities, conduct Performance Appraisal
  • Maintain Accountability
  • Extension / Industrial Connectivity
  • Interaction with Industry and Society
  • Participation in Community services
  • Providing R&D support and consultancy services to Industry and other user agencies
  • Providing non-formal modes of education for the benefit of the Community
  • Promotion of Entrepreneurship and Job rotation
  • Dissemination of knowledge
  • Providing Technical support in areas of social relevance

Apart from the above duties, any other relevant work is assigned by the Dean of the respective schools.

Department: Design (V-SIGN)
Skills Required: Teaching, Research
Location: VIT, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Years Of Exp: 0 to 20 Years


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