National Institute of Design (NID)
Paldi, Ahmedabad-380007

Faculty Development Program (FDP) 2015-17

Faculty Development Program (FDP) 2015-17

Career as Design Educators

National Institute of Design (NID) is an internationally acclaimed multi disciplinary education Institution conferred with the status of National Importance by an Act of Parliament imparting education, training, research and service in 20 design domains under faculties of Industrial/ Communication/ Textile/ IT Integrated (Experiential) design. To meet the growing demand of design educators in India, NID is launching a training program for developing Design Educators. The program is intended for those driven with a passion to pursue a challenging career as a Design Educator and ambition to make a difference through design education, research and practice.

The training program is for 2 years (four semesters) during which the trainees will be oriented to undergo intensive training on design pedagogy, conceptual and theoretical understanding of design parameters and skill enhancement through working in relevant workshops, studios and labs of the Institute. The trainee may also be allowed to work and learn from ongoing Institutional projects under the guidance of senior faculty in their interest areas. At the end of each semester, a thorough performance review shall take place. On completion of one year, successful candidates shall undergo learning in specific areas and may also become Teaching Associates in relevant disciplines. The trainees are not required to pay any tuition fees for the program. During the training period, the Institute shall pay a monthly stipend/subsistence allowance of Rs. 18, 000/- in the first year and Rs. 20, 000/- in the second year to the trainees.

If you have a Post Graduation diploma/ degree or equivalent from NID, IIT-IDC, NIFT or any reputed national or international design Institute or hold a Masters Degree in Engineering, Technology, Fine arts or Applied arts, Architecture in relevant disciplines and if your age is below 30 years for general category and 35 years for reserved category, then you may upload the application form at latest by 15th Dec 2014. Please upload your passport size photo along with Statement of Purpose (SOP) in 300-500 words and 5 examples of your work pertaining to the SOP in jpg or pdf format. For any further query, you may mail us at fdp[at]nid [dot]edu.

Shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interview in the 3rd week of Jan 2015.

The program is expected to start from the 1st week of March 2015.

Note: Candidates shortlisted and called for the interview will be provided 3rd AC train fare or equivalent for travel to NID, Ahmedabad.

Programme Head
Anil Sinha
Dy. Programme Head
Gayatri Menon

Brochure Faculty Development Program (FDP) 2015-17

National Institute of Design
Paldi, Ahmedabad-380007

National Institute of Design
Ahmedabad | Gandhinagar | Bangluru

Published on 16/11/2014



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