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Department of Industrial Design, Professor for Universal Design and Design-Methodology

Vacancy for: Faculty of Design

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The Faculty of Design invites applications for the following position effective February 2022.

Job Profile:

We are looking for a designer personality who represents the field of applied design methodology.
Design methodology and project work, who is willing to initiate and accompany projects in an interdisciplinary context. A personality with proven artistic-design qualifications and extensive professional experience in the areas of design methods, variant formation, evaluation criteria, design supervision, and the industrial designer's areas of responsibility is expected.
Specific knowledge and experience is desired in at least one of the following areas of expertise: Experience in Universal Design, Interdisciplinary research activity on current design topics, Intercultural experience in the design process.

Qualifications:

● Candidates should have a university degree in industrial or product design.
● Appropriate teaching experience in design courses and relevant experience in applied research and development.
● Design-relevant skills and conceptual basics.
● Clear and applied teaching of comprehensive methodological and theoretical basics, students should be enabled to work on low and highly complex tasks from various areas of industrial design (from transportation to consumer goods and capital goods design)
● A teaching concept is expected that integrates the teaching areas into the first and second study phases of the bachelor's program and implements the focus on universal design, which is firmly anchored in the curriculum.
● Experience in team-based work in line with industry standards and participation in academic self-administration is explicitly expected.
● Communication skills and knowledge of common software applications.
● English language skills.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae including employment history, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, a list of publications, and names of at least three referees. Motivational letter and online access to a portfolio of their work.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. For best consideration, submit applications by 30th of June 2021.

For further information, please contact the Human Resources Department hr@giu-uni.de

Post Date: Thursday, June 10, 2021



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