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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Communication Design

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Wellington, New Zealand

Apr 16
Job Description

School of Design
Wellington, New Zealand
•Help shape the future of Communication Design
•Become a leader in design education

This Lecturer / Senior Lecturer role focuses on delivering high quality teaching, research, and service in the School of Design, across various areas related to communication design research and practice. The appointed candidate should have a broad understanding of the value of communication design today in society and in culture, in New Zealand as well as internationally. The candidate should be familiar with contemporary discourse in the field and able to foster critical thinking.

As well as experience teaching in higher education, the candidate should have a strong professional portfolio, or research in communication design, with substantial expertise in one or more of the following areas:
•graphic design
•typography
•illustration or concept art
•motion graphics
•critical writing in design

The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate an excellent creative practice, and/or an existing research programme, and will have identified strategies for further developing his or her research/creative practice within the School of Design's strategic research areas.

Please include a covering letter, CV, and portfolio with examples of practice or research and student work (web based portfolios are preferred). For further information, please contact: Douglas Easterly, Head of School, School of Design - douglas.easterly@vuw.ac.nz

Applications close Sunday, 15 May 2018.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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Victoria University of Wellington

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