Associate professor of design anthropology
at University of Greenwich
The University of Greenwich is seeking an associate professor of design anthropology to join its team in London.
Associate Professor of Design Anthropology
University of Greenwich
£53,353 to £61,823 plus £3953 London weighting
Permanent, Full time
Job Ref: 3799
We seek an experienced academic and/or practitioner to lead the recently established design anthropology academic portfolio, one of the four portfolios in the School of Design. The role is for an initial three years; after this period, the successful candidate can return to the associate professor role with different responsibilities and workloads. The role holder’s period of office may be extended beyond this initial three-year period subject to outstanding performance and review.
This is a unique opportunity to join a London-based design school with a vision to impact the world by focusing on sustainable development goals and addressing design diversity and design inclusion issues. The design anthropology portfolio focuses on how design translates human values into tangible experiences. In addition, design anthropology is a way to uncover social aspects of user experience. Here, the ideas are oriented toward digital transformation and innovation through visual communication, animation and design practices.
With a brand new #strategy 2021-2030 focusing on student success; inclusivity and culture; global research and knowledge exchange impact, and connected and sustainable campuses, we are excited that the School of Design is expanding to the future. To put electronic data exchange, entrepreneurship and innovation at the centre of our practices and bring together science, architecture, design and media subjects in response to the increasing demand for creative thinkers in the ever-growing creative industries and rapidly expanding circular economy.
The post holder is expected to have strong stakeholder relationships at regional, national and international levels across teaching or their subject-related discipline, a rack record of teaching and scholarship initiatives or discipline-related research and obtain external funding, will be an inspirational design practitioner with knowledge in one of the following disciplines: design and visual communication. Have energy and passion for the student experience and work well across multidisciplinary teams.
They will also be excited to seek out interdisciplinary opportunities both within the University of Greenwich and externally and to agent, cultivate and engage with established and new networks.
The successful candidate will hold a PhD degree in a relevant design subject and be recognised as a fellow of HEA or have a teaching qualification.
If you have any queries, please get in touch with the Head of the School, Professor Anastasios Maragiannis.
Should you have any queries, please contact the HR Recruitment Team on [email protected]
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