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Lecturer in Interaction Design & Connected Products (1.0 FTE)

The Glasgow School of Art k

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Jun 27
Job Description

Innovation School
Permanent – based in Forres, Moray
£37,706 - £47,722 per annum

As a Lecturer in Interaction Design and Connected Products you will be aware of and engaged with contemporary approaches to the delivery of teaching and learning in this expanding area of our curriculum. You will also be competent in the assessment, course and curriculum development and related administration of these topics.

You will be qualified to Masters level, or possess equivalent professional or industrial experience, ideally with prior experience of teaching within higher education. You should be capable of delivering appropriate teaching and learning at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate (PGT) level.

Knowledge of 3D software, as well as coding (Processing, VVVV) and prototyping (Arduino, RaspberryPi), skills would be advantageous Equally, a commitment to Interaction Design as a human-centred practice that acknowledges the power of technology to shape human experience and enhance the lived environment is essential. The role will primarily focus upon teaching approaches to design innovation and interaction with Masters level students, with some involvement with the undergraduate exploration of “connected products”.

You will also have an awareness of the current trends and future issues in the area of interaction design and innovation, as an area of creative practice and intellectual exploration.

Closing date for submission of completed applications: 24th July 2018

For full details and how to apply, please visit: www.gsa.ac.uk/jobs

The Glasgow School of Art is an equal opportunities employer.

Registered Charity Number SC012490.

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES.

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

The Glasgow School of Art

The GSA is internationally recognised as one of Europe's leading university-level institutions for the visual creative disciplines. Our studio-based approach to research and teaching, brings disciplines together to explore problems in new ways to find new innovative solutions. The studio creates the environment for inter-disciplinarity, peer learning, critical enquiry, experimentation and prototyping, helping to address many of the grand challenges confronting society and contemporary business. Since the School was founded in 1845 as one of the first Government Schools of Design, as a centre of creativity promoting good design for the manufacturing industries, our role has continually evolved and redefined to reflect the needs of the communities we are part of, embracing in the late 19th century fine art and architecture education and today, digital technology. Then as now our purpose remains the same - to contribute to a better world through creative education and research.

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