Department of Industrial Design, Professor for Sustainability and Technology.

Vacancy for: Faculty of Design

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The Faculty of Design invites applications for the following position effective September 2021

Job Profile:

We are looking for a designer with sound practical and research experience in the field of sustainability, who represents the focal points of sustainability and technology in the applied design methodology and project work, and who is willing to initiate and implement projects in an interdisciplinary context. Successful candidates are expected to have proven artistic and design qualifications and experience in the development process of sustainable materials and production.


● Candidates should have a university degree in industrial or product design.
● Appropriate teaching experience in design courses and relevant experience in applied research and development.
● Design-relevant skills and conceptual basics
● It is desired that the future job holder establishes national and international research in the field in the context of the study program and designs and implements corresponding projects
● Experience in team-based work in line with industry standards and participation in academic self-administration is explicitly expected.
● A willingness to teach interdisciplinary courses in the various design programs and with the engineering programs is desired and required.
● Establish national and international research in the field and develop a strategy for doing so
● Communication skills and knowledge of common software applications.
● English language skills.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae including employment history, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, a list of publications, and names of at least three referees. Motivational letter and online access to a portfolio of their work.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. For best consideration, submit applications by 31st of May 2021

For further information, please contact the Human Resources Department hr@giu-uni.de

Post Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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