Assistant Professor in Visual Communication Design | Aalto University
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Dept. of Media is looking for an Assistant Professor in Visual Communication Design with a strong professional design portfolio in graphic/communication design and experience of teaching in university-level education.
The new professor has a broad understanding of the value of design today in society and in culture, as well as in business and entrepreneurship and is capable of working in a multidisciplinary manner. He/She is familiar with contemporary design discourse and fosters critical thinking. The new professor has a vision for leading the study programs in Visual Communication Design within the Department of Media. The main focus of the professor will be in the MA program in Visual Communication Design and the emphasis will be on the major area of studies in Visual Narrative.
In general, the Department of Media offers a dynamic academic art and design-based community with rich potential and resources for higher education and research within the broad field of Visual Communication Design. The person chosen for this position is expected to lead the future development of MA/BA studies in Visual Communication Design.
Salary is internationally competitive and Aalto University provides health care and retirement benefits. Finland is a great and safe context for family, offering many excellent state-subsidised services, including affordable day care and free schools, which are consistently ranked among the best in the world.
Application deadline for the position is 14 August, 2017.
More information on the position and applying on the Aalto University web page http://www.aalto.fi/en/about/careers/jobs/view/1397/.