Openings for Full Time – Tenure based International Faculty at UID, India
Unitedworld Institute of Design [UID], India
Unitedworld Institute of Design (UID) a constituent college of Karnavati University, Gandhinagar –Gujarat, India established under the authority of Gujarat Private Universities Act 2017 – invites applications from international academics / foreign nationals for fulltime – tenured faculty positions at their Design School.
ABOUT US: UID is today the fastest growing Design Institute in India and has witnessed substantial growth in a very short span, with nearly 1600 students on rolls, UID offers 4 year fulltime undergraduate courses (Bachelor of Design) in 7 Design disciplines & 2-year full time post-graduate courses (Master of Design) in 5 disciplines. UID is located amongst lush greenery in a 37-acre campus in a quiet neighbourhood of Gandhinagar – Ahmedabad.
UID founded in July 2012 is built on a strong foundation of teaching, learning, innovation and research excellence in Design Education. It is a matter of pride that UID has some finest and internationally acclaimed academicians who have been at the forefront of pioneering design education in India since early 70s.
UID is a member of ICSID (now WDO), Cumulus Association and shortly applying for membership of IIFTI – association of top Design Schools worldwide.
We aim to build innovative learning environment that facilitate student with experiential knowledge and international exposure as design professionals who can exhibit their creativity and trigger novel trends.
OUR ACADEMIC ECO-SYSTEM: UID has a unique and dynamic environment & work culture where we celebrate diversity and imbued with creative energy and intellectual fervour of working design professionals.
Besides the work ambience, there are numerous benefits offered by the institute to the UID employees to enhance their work experience at UID and help them achieve work- life balance along with assistance in their further education & personal development and growth.
India is today one of the fastest growing economies with a rich history in art, design & culture, which would be a great learning exchange for any foreign faculty.
ABOUT YOU: We invite design academicians and practitioners from some of the best global universities who are highly motivated towards teaching, learning & research with demonstrated capability and performance as per the level / position sought.
We are looking for experienced design professionals / educators with international resume, innovative approaches towards ideation, creation of products, services, material and emerging technologies
Candidates should be able to teach at multiple levels from Foundation through undergraduate and post graduate courses, participate in juries, seminars and mentor final / capstone projects.
Applicants should have substantive experience in course design, pedagogy, studio practice, course delivery & assessment methodology with good knowledge of academic standards and quality. They should be able to guide independent / sponsored research have publications in referred journals / conferences and relevant professional activities in relevant areas of specialisms.
Masters in Design or PhD
Minimum 5 years of teaching experience or equivalent professional (Design practice) and / or research experience
Areas in Design education – Foundation Studies, Fashion Design, Textile Design, Lifestyle Accessory Design – Jewellery – Leather – Ceramics & Glass, Interior Design, Visual Communication & Animation & Motion Graphics) / moving media, new-media, UI – UX Design, Interaction Design, Game Design, Industrial Design – Product Design, Automobile & Transportation Design, System & Service Design, Ergonomics
HOW TO APPLY: Interested and eligible faculty and practitioners can email their CVs with latest photographs to email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org mentioning their specialization /area of expertise and position applied for.
Compensation & Perks including housing in campus would be matched to the best in industry & would not be a limiting factor in our search for experienced educators with right talent.