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Two Open Positions at HDK - Academy of Design and Crafts

27 June 2019

ELIA member, HDK - Academy of Design and Crafts at University of Gothenburg has two open positions.

Senior lecturer in design specialising in embedded design in organisational contexts

As a senior lecturer in fine art at the Design unit within HDK-Valand – Academy of Art and Design and in the Master’s programme in Embedded Design, the successful candidate will contribute to the development of the Master’s programme, lead projects and teach courses; develop and strengthen the programme; participate in and develop collaborations within the Design unit, the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts, and partner departments; Contribute to the Design unit’s strategic development through administrative tasks and practical studies at the Design unit as well as within the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts.

The emphasis for experience will be placed on teaching expertise, with documented experience at a higher education institution/university and a documented ability to teach and develop courses within a higher education institution/university will be taken into account.

To see the full posting, and more information, click here.

Senior lecturer in design specialising in design studies

The tasks of the selected candidate will include developing theorisation and the disciplinary, historical and social contextualization of the subject of design within our courses and study programmes. They will be a driving force in the critical discourse on design within the design programmes.

Key criteria which will be the focus of the selection process includes:
  • Documented experience of teaching within higher education institutions/universities
  • Demonstrated teaching expertise in the form of lecturing and course development within higher education institutions/universities
  • Experience of education in interdisciplinary contexts
  • Doctorate in a relevant subject area or equivalent professional skills
  • Capacity to develop research environments by initiating artistic knowledge processes and pursuing your own research
To see the full posting, and more information, click here.

The deadline to apply for both positions is 9 August 2019.

Note that On 1 January 2020, HDK - Academy of Design and Crafts will merge with Valand Academy. Along with the Academy of Music and Drama, the new academy HDK-Valand – Academy of Art and Design together form Scandinavia’s biggest Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts, offering a unique breadth in artistic education and research. 


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