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Junior Professorship (W1) "Digital Education"
Published(1067 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1039 days ago)
Einstein Center Digital Future / Universität der Künste BerlinBerlin
At the Universität der Künste Berlin, the following position is available in the College of Architecture, Media and Design – Institute for Time-Based Media:
Junior professor – pay group W 1
limited to 3 years, extension by an additional 3 years is possible
The junior professorship is to be funded in the context of the Einstein Center Digital Future. The professorship is offered under the reserve that funds are granted.
In collaboration with other Berlin universities and research institutions, various aspects of the digital transformation will be explored. Within the Einstein Center Digital Future, new professors will strengthen the academic community of Berlin in the field of digitalization. In this context the Berlin University of the Arts has developed the Berlin Open Lab, a space for reflection and research, and a place of experimental digital fabrication in the design disciplines. New forms of interaction with technologies will be created and explored holistically as technological-economical-sociological artefacts.
4 course hours (for the first 3 years, 6 course hours from the 4th year)
Instruction and research on digital education with an emphasis on user experience, HCI, interface/interaction design; artistic and academic reflection, research and experimental design testing of future educational media and networked digital education formats; active creation of the educational landscape and media on the basis of current findings in cognitive and perceptional psychology with testing and continued development of interface and interaction patterns, technologies and platforms; development of user-centred mediation options for digital education; development of a digital education discourse and network in a national and international context; establishment of the Berlin Open Labs of the Berlin UdK in the framework of an interdisciplinary cooperation with partners from the Einstein Center Digital Future through new formats of instruction and research; cooperation in academic self administration.
Academic degree in design or a related discipline, completed doctorate or years of artistic-academic research experience in interaction design or a related discipline with very good proficiency in the fields of HCI and UX design; relevant publications; pedagogical and didactical experience; experience in interdisciplinary and experimental design working methods; very good English language skills. Qualifications for employment in accordance with § 102a BerlHG.
The Berlin University of the Arts is particularly committed to the employment and promotion of women; it follows the strategy of gender mainstreaming. Physically challenged persons with the appropriate qualifications will be given preferential consideration. Please indicate this circumstance in the application. Applications from persons with a migrant background who fulfil the qualifications for employment are encouraged.
Please submit your written application with informative application documents, under designation of the reference number no later than October 13, 2016 by mail to the Berlin University of Art - ZSD 1 -, Postbox 12 05 44, 10595 Berlin.
For reasons of cost, the application documents can only be returned if a sufficient prepaid envelope is provided.
Additional information is available under www.udk-berlin.de/universitaet/stellenausschreibungen/
Please note that the positions are conditional upon financing from the donors and partners. It is intended to extend a number of the temporary professorships at the end of the funding period. Additional professorships for Berlin will be advertised in the coming months and will be posted at be-digital.berlin