Job: Lecturer in design literacy – Amsterdam

The Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) is seeking a LECTURER (equivalent assistant professor) who will

  1. teach and coordinate the “Literacy” track within the Master’s programme in Digital Design,
  2. cooperate closely with the lecturer responsible of the “Research” track.

Deadline 23 Nov.

Start date flexible: 1 Feb, or 1 Aug 2019 at the latest.

S/he will work at the M.Sc. Digital Design, a new and ambitious program that aims at combining a Research through Design/Making approach with applied education and real-world projects.

The new hire will be a specialist in design processes and will face the challenge of “bringing on the same page” a cohort of 24 talented, competitively-selected international students with diverse design backgrounds (from UX/UI, to Product, to Fashion…).

The M.Sc. Digital Design is brand new, only in its second year of life, and offers an opportunity to grow professionally and shape an up-and-coming program. It has an emphasis on multidisciplinary design, HCI design, VR, and tangible interfaces.

Dutch Lecturers are roughly equivalent to American Assistant Professors. In Dutch universities of applied sciences, a permanent contract is awarded after 2 full years of satisfactorily employment. Teaching load is 1 year-long course per academic year, plus some management/coordination tasks.,-plus-support-for-the-Design-Research-Track-(0,6-fte)

Please don’t hesitate to contact Gabriele Ferri (g.ferri AT for any additional information.

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