Got an idea for making society more sustainable? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking applications from higher education students and faculty proposing to research, develop, and design solutions to real world challenges involving the overall sustainability of human society. Winners of the first phase of the competition will receive a $15,000 grant to develop their idea. Designs will then compete at the National Sustainable Design Expo in April 2013 for the P3 Award and a $75,000 grant for real world application. Applications will be accepted through Dec. 17, 2013. Learn more/apply.
SCAD seeks highly motivated professionals eager to drive the development of the next generation of sustainable designers. The professor will encourage the development of a strong interdisciplinary design community across SCAD locations and collaborate with related academic disciplines and the local community.
Design for sustainability at SCAD infuses social science methodologies into design disciplines. Through in-depth analysis of environmental, social and economic factors, students learn to create innovative design solutions to individual, local and global challenges. Help students prepare for careers in this cutting-edge and socially responsible field as a full-time professor teaching undergraduate and graduate level classes. A successful candidate must have a proven record of applying sustainable principles and methodologies to generate creative solutions.