Vacancy: Professorship (W3) Industrial Design / Design Methods and Experiments

Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle, Germany
Apply by March 9, 2017

A recognised designer is sought to fill the vacancy for a design professorship in the Industrial Design department.

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At the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle, the following position is to be filled as soon as possible in the Design Faculty:

Professorship (W3) Industrial Design / Design Methods and Experiments

A recognised designer is sought to fill the vacancy for a design professorship in the Industrial Design department. He or she should have proven experience in a wide range of developing and applying design methods in design processes as well as having an appropriate portfolio and teaching experience.

In addition to fulfilling the general appointment requirements according to § 35 HSG LSA, the successful candidate is expected to have:

– A teaching concept that conveys a variety of methods and experimentation in design processes, and that makes design itself tangible as a discipline which – for example, through prototyping, experimental setups, simulations, interventions, participation and other methods – not only creates representational-situational realities but also appropriately documents and makes available knowledge about processes and interactions

– In the BA “Industriedesign” course and the master’s degree in Industrial Design, an understanding for methodology in design processes should be developed and should be applied in elementary exercises during the 1st and 2nd years of study as well as in complex design projects

– Organisation and implementation of teaching on the study program including the latest developments and practical applications of methods in design processes

– Participation in the development of tertiary education in the Design Faculty and the implementation of cross-disciplinary forms of cooperation

Direct contact to topics that are located within an art university are also desirable, as well as committed participation in academic administration. The position is principally limited to five years; exemptions will be decided in the course of the appointment proceedings. Remuneration is paid in accordance with legal and budgetary conditions. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Severely disabled applicants will be given preferential consideration in the event of equal qualification.

Applications with the usual documents (CV, presentation of artistic career, portfolio of work samples, certified copies of certificates and documents, etc.) should be sent by 09.03.2017 to:

Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle,
Rector
Ausschreibung Professur Industrial Design
Neuwerk 7, 06108 Halle (Saale)

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