Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor – Interaction Design (City and South Campus)
Auckland University of Technology
Auckland City, AUK
1d ago
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AUT's School of Art and Design is ranked in the top 100 worldwide by QS RankingsBe a part of our new Interaction Design Major in our Communication Design DepartmentFull time, permanent position based on our City and South CampusesWe are one of the largest providers of art and design education in the country.

We currently have more than 1350 students and offer bachelor degree programmes in Design and Visual Arts, and masters and doctoral level study.

This is a dynamic, innovative School with a strong sense of community, and is a great place to work.The School is looking for an interaction design academic to provide academic leadership, scholarship in research, as well as inspired teaching in Interaction Design and Communication Design at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

This is an exciting period of growth for Interaction Design and at AUT. Our degree programmes are producing award winning graduates and our staff members have developed internationally relevant research platforms.

This position will involve maintaining an industrious research culture, achieving high quality in teaching, and creating optimum learning environments for students.

We are looking for an engaged design educator and practitioner who takes a human-centred approach in shaping interactive experiences using a variety of media, with emphasis on analysing and understanding people, creating identities, informational artefacts and systems, as well as developing viable user experiences.

Candidates will demonstrate research and teaching proficiency in interaction and graphic design, user experience and user interface design, user-centred research methods, big data analysis and visualisation.

  • Do you have : The ability and willingness to provide leadership in all aspects of academic activities, including research, teaching and service in interaction and communication design related courses;
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience to advance knowledge, theory and practice in interaction and communication design;Experience with academic quality assurance and curriculum development;
  • The ability to provide an inspiring and innovative learning experience for students from undergraduate to postgraduate level;
  • Willingness to develop content, systems and environments in the creation of new courses, curricula, pedagogy and their administration;
  • Sound knowledge of contributing to the development of a research environment and agenda;Experience as a researcher and a practitioner in user-centred and communication design areas;
  • Key selection criteria : A relevant PhD and be research activeTeaching, research and professional experience;Extensive knowledge of interaction and communication design and expertise in design research methodologies;
  • An excellent record of professional and scholarly achievements, including a record of academic publications;A high level of organisational and time management skills;
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team.Our school is dynamic and connected and it is a great time to join with exciting innovations on the horizon.

    If you are interested please do get in touch!For enquiries of an academic nature contact : Fiona Grieve fiona.grieve aut.

    ac.nzFor recruitment enquiries or a confidential discussion call Alycia Hurley on +64 9 921 9207.Interviews will take place in December and we anticipate the successful candidate starting February 2021Closing Date : 8 November 2020 at 10.30pmRef : 73831

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